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  • Regenerative engineering, medicine retreat at UGA

    By Associated Press

    The University of Georgia is set to host a regenerative engineering and medicine retreat. Published July 24, 2014

  • EU regulator: Morning-after pill OK for all women

    By Associated Press

    The European Medicines Agency says a commonly used morning-after pill is suitable for use by heavier women after reviewing the evidence, sparked by a French pharmaceutical company's declaration last year that the drugs didn't work in women weighing more than 80 kilograms (176 pounds). Published July 24, 2014

  • Farm bank donates $10 billion for rural projects

    By Associated Press

    A bank that serves farmers and agribusiness is donating $10 billion to spur private investment in rural America. Published July 24, 2014

  • Shelby County recognized for employee health

    By Associated Press

    Shelby County's government has been named a recipient of the Healthier Tennessee Workplace Award. Published July 24, 2014

  • GSK asks European regulator to OK malaria shot

    By Associated Press

    Pharma giant GSK said Thursday it is submitting its malaria vaccine for regulatory approval to the European Medicines Agency. Published July 24, 2014

  • Bristol 2Q net drops on lower drug sales, charges

    By Associated Press

    Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.'s exit from the diabetes business, plus higher taxes and research spending, combined to slash the drugmaker's second-quarter profit by 38 percent, but the company handily beat Wall Street's muted profit expectations. Published July 24, 2014

  • 3 patients at Chinese nursing home castrated

    By Associated Press

    Police in northeastern China have detained a man accused of cutting off the testicles of three patients in a nursing home, state media and officials said Thursday. Published July 24, 2014

  • US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

    By IBRAHIM BARZAK and TIA GOLDENBERG - Associated Press

    The United States announced signs of progress in cease-fire talks Wednesday, but prospects for a quick end to the fighting were dim as Palestinian families fled fierce battles in southern Gaza and the death toll rose to more than 700 Palestinians and 34 Israelis. Published July 24, 2014

  • AP-AK--Alaska News Coverage,ADVISORY, AK

    By Associated Press

    AP stories, along with the photos that accompany them, can be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com. Reruns are also available from the Service Desk at 877-836-9477. The news editor in Anchorage is Mark Thiessen, 907-272-7549. The West Regional Desk can be reached at 602-417-2400. Published July 24, 2014

  • China lifts quarantine after man dies of plague

    By Associated Press

    A nine-day quarantine imposed on parts of a northern Chinese city where a man died of bubonic plague has been lifted, China's official news agency reported Thursday. Published July 24, 2014

  • Grand Canyon urges visitors to stay away from bats

    By Associated Press

    Grand Canyon officials are encouraging visitors who came into contact with rabid bats at the national park to seek medical care. Published July 24, 2014

  • Insurers owe nearly $13.2M in refunds in Michigan

    By Associated Press

    The federal government says more than 184,000 Michigan health insurance customers will benefit from nearly $13.2 million in refunds because of a provision of the nation's health care law. Published July 24, 2014

  • Lab finds no risk from bacteria at Ohio bakery

    By Associated Press

    An independent lab has found that bacteria discovered at a commercial bakery in northeast Ohio poses no risk to public health. Published July 24, 2014

  • Jury award $14M in death of woman

    By Associated Press

    A Middlesex County jury has awarded $14 million to the family of a 90-year-old nursing home resident who died in 2008 after being taken to the hospital suffering from a variety of untreated ailments. Published July 24, 2014

  • China detains employees of suspect meat seller

    By JOE McDONALD - Associated Press

    Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants in China were detained by police Wednesday after an official said illegal activity was an organized effort by the supplier. Published July 23, 2014

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