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Ebola vaccine seems safe in first-stage testing
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By LAURAN NEERGAARD
From Associated Press
November 26, 2014 8:37 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U.S. researchers reported Wednesday.

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a fresh confrontation with Republicans, the Obama administration on Wednesday proposed stricter emissions limits on smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and respiratory illness.

Many older people silently harbor a blood "pre-cancer" — a gene mutation acquired during their lifetime that could start them on the path to leukemia, lymphoma or other blood disease, scientists have discovered.

CHICAGO (AP) — The Obama administration will promote health insurance coverage at shopping malls starting on Black Friday and continuing through the busiest shopping days of the holiday season, officials announced Wednesday.

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, which has been surging in recent weeks, may have reached its peak and could be on the verge of slowing down, Sierra Leone's information minister said Wednesday.

NEW YORK (AP) — A government report says the smoking rate for U.S. adults dipped below 18 percent for the first time last year. That's still about the same rate found in 2012, and translates to about 42 million smokers.

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — The health workers rode on canoes and rickety boats to deliver cholera vaccines to remote islands in Guinea.

NEW YORK (AP) — For three weeks, Dr. John Fankhauser and his family lived in two RVs in a meadow in North Carolina, watching movies, playing cards and huddling around a fire pit — with no other campers around.

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish judge has ruled health authorities didn't commit a crime when they euthanized Excalibur, a dog that belonged to a nursing assistant who contracted Ebola last month.

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — With plenty of flat screen TVs, game nights and even an outdoor fire pit, life in isolation for members of the U.S.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dr. Denham Harman, a renowned scientist who developed a prominent theory on aging that's now used to study cancer, Alzheimer's disease and other illnesses, has died in Nebraska at age 98.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Diners will soon know how many calories are in that bacon cheeseburger at a chain restaurant, the pasta salad in the supermarket salad bar and even that buttery tub of popcorn at the movie theater.

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia is attempting to set a world record for the number of HIV tests carried out in one day. The country's health officials said Tuesday they hope to break the record this coming weekend in honor of World AIDS Day on Dec.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers across most of America will see their health insurance premiums go up next year for popular plans under President Barack Obama's health care law.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An 11-year-old Mexican boy who had pieces of a massive tumor removed and who drew international attention after U.S.

ROME (AP) — An Italian doctor who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone has arrived back in Italy and is being treated with the same experimental drugs used in the U.S.

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali has confirmed a new case of Ebola, bringing to eight the number of people who have fallen ill with the deadly disease in the West African country.

DENVER (AP) — That's not mistletoe. From new marijuana strains for the holidays to gift sets and pot-and-pumpkin pies, the burgeoning marijuana industry in Colorado is scrambling to get a piece of the holiday shopping dollar.

MILAN (AP) — An Italian doctor who has been working in Sierra Leone has tested positive for the Ebola virus and is being transferred to Rome for treatment, the health ministry said Monday.

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president on Monday urged her countrymen to double their efforts to reach the government's goal of having zero new Ebola cases by Dec.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster.

In a big year for deal making, the health care industry is a standout. Large drugmakers are buying and selling businesses to control costs and deploy surplus cash.

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A decades-long national decline in the number of hunters has prompted states to tap into a new group of hunters — people who demand locally produced food, but don't know the first thing about bagging a deer.

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali on Saturday confirmed a new case of Ebola and said two more suspected patients are being tested, raising concern about a further spread of the disease which has already killed at least five people in the country.