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19-year-old Las Vegas-area woman accused of hiding pregnancy, suffocating newborn son

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Nevada woman arrested in death of newborn son
HENDERSON, Nev. — A 19-year-old Las Vegas-area woman has been arrested on allegations that she hid her pregnancy and then killed her newborn son because she was afraid her mother would be mad at her for giving birth out of wedlock.

Mass. clergy abuse survivor doing well after getting kidney from another abuse survivor

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Clergy abuse survivors doing well after transplant
A Massachusetts man who was abused by a priest as a boy says he’s doing well a day after getting a kidney from another clergy abuse survivor from Minnesota.

Movers roundup: AIG shares jump, Immunomedics stock surges on successful clinical trial

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Movers roundup: AIG, Immunomedics
Among the stock activity stories for Thursday, Aug. 27, from AP Financial News:

Immunomedics reports 4th-quarter profit on payment from partner Nycomed

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Immunomedics reports 4Q profit on payment
MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. — Biopharmaceutical company Immunomedics Inc., which focuses on developing monoclonal antibodies for cancer and other diseases, reported Thursday a fiscal 2009 fourth-quarter profit, mainly on a hefty licensing payment from partner Nycomed.

US colleges see rise in swine flu cases as students return to campus for fall semester

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Swine flu rises at US colleges as students return
ATLANTA — Colleges across the country are seeing spikes in the number of students with suspected cases of swine flu as dorms fill up and classes begin for the fall semester.

Swine flu vaccine called vital for pregnant women, new parents

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Pregnant women, new parents urged to get vaccine
WASHINGTON — Health officials are stressing that it is vital for pregnant women and new parents to get the swine flu vaccine to protect themselves and their children.

White House spokesman: Obama won’t referee how groups use Kennedy’s memory for health overhaul

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

White House: Obama won’t referee Kennedy legacy
OAK BLUFFS, Mass. — The White House says President Barack Obama is not going to referee groups who are using Sen. Edward M. Kennedy’s death to push for an overhaul of the nation’s health care system.

Chicago study shows swine flu sends more blacks, Hispanics to hospital

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Swine flu sends more blacks, Hispanics to hospital
ATLANTA — A new study found that swine flu was four times more likely to send blacks and Hispanics to the hospital than in whites, at least in one city.

Country’s swine flu death toll rises to 88

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

NEW DELHI - Country’s swine flu toll climbed to 88 on Thursday.
According to sources a teenaged girl and two women succumbed to the virus in Karnataka and Maharashtra respectively.

Zimbabwean doctors call off 3-week wage strike, resume duties at hospitals

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Zimbabwean doctors call off 3-week wage strike
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwean doctors have called off a three-week strike over low wages.


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