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WHO urges China to bolster tobacco controls

March 20, 2012, 11:40 am by Associated Press Healthwire

SINGAPORE (AP) -- The head of the World Health Organization urged China on Tuesday to bolster controls on tobacco in a country where half of adult males smoke....


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Lawsuit: Anti-abortion group secretly recorded providers
Associated Press Healthwire : July 31, 2015, 11:53 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- An association of abortion providers is asking a court to block the release of recordings they say were made by an anti-abortion group that has previously revealed several surreptitiously recorded videos of a Planned Parenthood leader discussing the sale of aborted fetuses for research....

1st legal medical pot sold in Nevada 15 years after approval
Associated Press Healthwire : July 31, 2015, 5:19 am
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) -- Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles east of downtown Reno....

Clinton releases tax, health records on busy Friday
Associated Press Healthwire : July 31, 2015, 4:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband paid close to $44 million in federal taxes since 2007 and she is "excellent physical condition" - two facts that emerged Friday in a flood of disclosures about the Democratic presidential candidate pushed out by her campaign on a busy summer day....

WHO works to reform itself after fumbling Ebola response
Associated Press Healthwire : July 31, 2015, 3:48 am
LONDON (AP) -- The World Health Organization's chief Dr. Margaret Chan says the agency is working to reform itself in the wake of its bungled response to last year's Ebola outbreak in West Africa....

Clinton releases tax, health records on busy Friday
Associated Press Healthwire : July 31, 2015, 2:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton is in "excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president," her physician declared Friday - just one in a flood of disclosures about the Democratic presidential candidate pushed out by her campaign on a busy summer day....