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First lady Michelle Obama visits patients at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis 18.9.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Bug forces Apple to delay launch of HealthKit fitness apps 18.9.2014 Technology

Bug forces Apple to delay launch of HealthKit fitness appsApps were expected to be released with the launch of iOS 8 today, but they were pulled at the last minute.>


Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to undergo intense chemotherapy soon 18.9.2014 L.A. Times - World News
Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer and will undergo intense chemotherapy within 48 hours, his doctor announced Wednesday.
Doctor says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer 18.9.2014 Philly.com News
TORONTO (AP) - Toronto's embattled mayor has a rare and difficult cancer that will require aggressive chemotherapy, his doctor said Wednesday, days after Rob Ford's dramatic announcement that he was pulling out of a re-election campaign.
Chemo starts this week, doctor says 18.9.2014 CNN: Top Stories
The ailment adds to the list of struggles facing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, whose fall from grace began with the release of a video that appeared to show him smoking crack cocaine.
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Doctor Says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Has 'Rare ... Difficult' Cancer 18.9.2014 NPR News
The mayor, who made international news after he admitted to smoking crack, dropped out of the mayoral race last week. Ford's doctor said he was "optimistic."
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France to receive first Ebola patient 18.9.2014 Health

Volunteers wearing t-shirts of the United Nations Development Programme show a placard to raise awareness about the symptoms of the Ebola virus to students in Abidjan, on September 15, 2014Paris (AFP) - France on Wednesday prepared to receive its first Ebola patient, as the World Bank warned the spiralling epidemic is threatening economic catastrophe in west Africa.


Doctor says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer 18.9.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is suffering from a rare and difficult cancer that will require aggressive chemotherapy, his doctor said Wednesday.
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McFadden hits Franken over MNsure woes 18.9.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Republican Senate candidate Mike McFadden used PreferedOne's exit from MNsure to attack incumbent Sen. Al Franken for supporting the Affordable Care Act.
Enterovirus D68 confirmed in Minnesota, state health officials say 18.9.2014 Star Tribune: Local
State lab tests confirmed one child was infected with enterovirus D68, which has caused severe respiratory problems for children across the Midwest.
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Doctor says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer in abdomen 18.9.2014 Star Tribune: World
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Doctor says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer 18.9.2014 Seattle Times: Politics
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's doctor says the mayor has cancer.
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Doctor says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer 18.9.2014 Yahoo: US National

Doctor says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancerToronto Mayor Rob Ford's doctor says the mayor has cancer.


The Insights Of An Ebola Doctor Who Became A Patient 18.9.2014 NPR: All Things Considered
Dr. Kent Brantly, the American Ebola survivor, tells NPR what it was like to suffer from the deadly and "humiliating" disease.
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Health Department: Enterovirus confirmed in Minnesota 18.9.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota health officials suspected the respiratory illness Enterovirus D68 was already sickening people in the state. On Wednesday, they confirmed a case.
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Vexing virus found in Minnesota 18.9.2014 Star Tribune: Health
State lab tests confirmed one child was infected with enterovirus D68, which has caused severe respiratory problems for children across the Midwest.
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French Doctors Without Borders staffer infected with Ebola in Liberia 18.9.2014 LA Times: Opinion
A Doctors Without Borders staff member from France has been infected with the Ebola virus while working in Liberia, the group announced Wednesday. She is the group's first international staffer to contract Ebola in the current outbreak, it said.
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Survivor Kent Brantly tells Congress of 'emotional toll' of Ebola 18.9.2014 LA Times: Opinion
Less than a month after being released from the hospital following his recovery from the Ebola virus, Dr. Kent Brantly appeared in Washington before a congressional panel Wednesday, detailing the pain he endured from the disease and urging the world to act quickly to turn the tide against it.
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How Catholic Insurance Companies Outsource Contraceptive Coverage 17.9.2014 NPR News
For years Catholic health plans have been arranging for independent insurance firms to provide contraceptive coverage to their enrollees.
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How Catholic insurance companies outsource contraceptive coverage 17.9.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Catholic and other religious entities have been arguing in federal court that they shouldn't have to facilitate birth control. But Catholic plans have for years been arranging for outside firms to provide contraceptive coverage to their enrollees.
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