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Friday, Jul 03, 2015

Health & Fitness

Washington woman's measles death is first in US since 2003

Woman's death by measles in Washington state is first in the US since 2003
Published: 07/02/15

Maine hospital says nurses plan to strike later this month

Eastern Maine Medical Center says nurses plan to strike later this month as negotiations stall
Published: 07/02/15

2 separate salmonella outbreaks sicken 7 people in Minnesota

Minnesota salmonella outbreaks linked to chicken entrees that look cooked but are actually raw
Published: 07/02/15

1 death reported from salmonella outbreak at NC restaurant

Health officials report 1 death from salmonella outbreak at North Carolina barbecue restaurant
Published: 07/02/15

Vermont gets federal funding to combat bat disease

Vermont gets $35K grant to help fight white nose syndrome that has decimated bat populations
Published: 07/02/15

Centene plans $6.3B acquisition of fellow insurer Health Net

Insurer Centene plans $6.3 billion acquisition of Health Net to bulk up Medicaid business
Published: 07/02/15

US Sen. Heitkamp to have hip replacement surgery next month

US Sen. Heidi Heitkamp scheduled to have right hip replacement surgery in late August
Published: 07/02/15

Health dept. confirms staph caused sickness at day care

Alabama Department of Public Health confirms staph found in food served at Montgomery day care
Published: 07/02/15

Jury awards $4.2M to man in medical malpractice suit

Connecticut jury awards $4.2M to man in medical malpractice suit
Published: 07/02/15

U of Illinois vet students will help care for fair animals

Illinois State Fair will draw on U of Illinois veterinary students for help with animal care
Published: 07/02/15