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at 08:45 on July 24, 2014, EDT.

European regulator: Morning-after pill OK for heavier women despite French maker's claim

LONDON - A commonly used morning-after pill is suitable for use by heavier women, the European Medicines Agency said Thursday after a review of the evidence sparked by the French manufacturer's declaration that the drugs didn't work in women weighing more than 80 kilograms (176 pounds).

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at 06:51 on July 24, 2014, EDT.

GSK asks European regulator to OK malaria vaccine despite low efficacy rates in children

LONDON - Pharma giant GSK said Thursday it is submitting its malaria vaccine for regulatory approval to the European Medicines Agency.

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at 18:33 on July 23, 2014, EDT.

Got back pain? Acetaminophen may not work but you'll probably get better anyways, doctors say

LONDON - Acetaminophen isn't any better at relieving back pain than a fake pill, despite almost universal recommendations to take the drug, according to the first big trial to test it.

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at 16:57 on July 23, 2014, EDT.

Childhood traumas more common in military members, vets - especially since draft ended: study

CHICAGO - Childhood traumas are more common among military members and veterans than among civilians, according to a new study. Researchers say the results support the notion that for some, enlistment serves as an escape from troubled upbringings.

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at 14:34 on July 23, 2014, EDT.

CDC: Head of anthrax lab has resigned; he had been reassigned after safety incident

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The head of the government lab that potentially exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned, an agency spokesman said Wednesday.

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at 14:37 on July 23, 2014, EDT.

Controversial air ambulance service in Manitoba given new guidelines

WINNIPEG - A controversial helicopter ambulance service in Manitoba is facing new rules after a government-ordered review.

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