measles

Measles off to a fast start, as US cases trend up

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are worried about recent U.S. measles outbreaks that so far have caused more illnesses than at the same point of any year since 1996.

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Fetal tissue used to power Oregon homes

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon county commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning the waste i

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FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under r

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Timeline of electronic cigarettes milestones

Early 2009: E-cigarette sellers sue the Food and Drug Administration after the agency told customs officials to refuse entry of shipments into U.S.

June 2009: The Foo

500 Festival Mini Marathon

Indy mini not sold out for first time in 12 years

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Less than two weeks to go before the 38th 500 Festival Mini Marathon in Indianapolis and for the first time in 12 years, the 13.1 mile race has not so…

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Indiana launches crackdown on underage drinking

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Indiana Attorney General’s office has teamed up with alcohol distributors and retailers with the common goal to end underage drinking, acc…

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FDA OKs tablet to reduce grass allergies

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) — Merck & Co. says the Food and Drug Administration has approved its new tablet for grass allergies, Grastek, for patients five to 65 …

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Study: Snack might help avoid fight with spouse

WASHINGTON (AP) — A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that used vood…