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Carmen Blandin Tarleton of Thetford, Vt., embraces her surgeon, Dr. Bohdan Pomahac, during a news conference at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Mass., Wednesday, May 1, 2013. The 44-year-old mother of two underwent a successful face transplant in February after a 2007 attack in which her estranged husband doused her with industrial strength lye, burning more than 80 percent of her body. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Face transplant recipient’s new face failing

Associated Press

A woman who was severely burned in a domestic violence attack in Vermont is hoping for a second face transplant after doctors recently discovered tissue damage that likely will lead to the loss of her donor face.

Health workers wearing protective suits tend to to an Ebola victim kept in an isolation tent in Beni, Democratic Republic of Congo, on Saturday, July 13, 2019. The Congolese health ministry is confirming the country's first Ebola case in the provincial capital of 2 million, Goma, some 360 kilometers (225 miles) south of Beni. More than 1,600 people in eastern Congo have died as the virus has spread in areas too dangerous for health teams to access. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

WHO raises fears of Ebola cover-up in Tanzania

- Associated Press

The World Health Organization has issued an unusual statement raising questions about whether Tanzania is covering up possible cases of the deadly Ebola virus, a significant cause for concern during a regional outbreak that has been declared a rare global health emergency.

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FILE - In this June 27, 2015, file photo, Waratahs' Adam Ashley-Cooper, left, tugs on the shirt of Highlanders' Nasi Manu during their Super Rugby semifinal match in Sydney. The 31-year-old Manu is on the brink of playing his first game at the World Cup, and first since being diagnosed with testicular cancer. He missed all of 2018 and feared for his life, not just his career, while having to undergo emergency surgery and months of chemotherapy. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)

Tonga's cancer beater gets his moment at Rugby World Cup

- Associated Press

There were times not long ago when Nasi Manu was too sick and weak from the chemotherapy to walk up the steps at a stadium and watch a game of rugby. On Sunday, he played in a Rugby World Cup match.

Illinois lawmakers to consider flavored vaping ban

Associated Press

Illinois lawmakers this fall will consider banning most flavored vaping products, following recent restrictions that some other states have enacted amid concerns about the safety of vaping and its allure to young people.

Boston Red Sox's David Price (10) greets New York Yankees' CC Sabathia during a ceremony to honor Sabathia before a baseball game in Boston, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Red Sox LHP David Price to have surgery for left wrist cyst

Associated Press

Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price will have surgery Thursday to remove a cyst in his left wrist that ended his season early. The 2012 Cy Young winner is expected to be ready for the start of spring training.

In this Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, photo, an American flag flutters in the breeze outside of the Sutter Medical Center in Sacramento, Calif. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, along with 1,500 self-funded health plans, have sued Sutter Health for anti-trust violations. Jury selection in the trial is set to begin Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Trial approaching in California hospital antitrust case

- Associated Press

Spurred in part by former President Barack Obama's health care law, hospitals across the country have merged to form massive medical systems in the belief it would simplify the process for patients.

Climate change threatens health in Northwest

- Associated Press

Around this time last year, news outlets blared alarming headlines: Breathing the air outside was as bad as smoking several cigarettes. Wildfire haze blotted out the sun and turned the moon orange. Weather apps simply listed the forecast as "smoke."

Face transplant recipient's donor face now failing

Associated Press

A woman who was severely burned in a domestic violence attack in Vermont is hoping for a second face transplant after doctors recently discovered tissue damage that likely will lead to the loss of her donor face.

FILE - In this Sunday, July 14 fike, 2019 photo, burial workers dressed in protective gear carry the remains someone that died of Ebola, in Beni, Congo. The World Health Organization has issued an unusual statement raising questions about whether Tanzania is covering up possible cases of the deadly Ebola virus. It is a cause for concern during a regional outbreak recently declared a rare global health emergency..  (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

UN agency: Tanzania not sharing details on Ebola-like cases

- Associated Press

The World Health Organization has issued an unusual statement raising questions about whether Tanzania is covering up possible cases of the deadly Ebola virus, a significant cause for concern during a regional outbreak that has been declared a rare global health emergency.