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Wait for calorie count on burgers, pizza may get longer


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Consumers hoping to consistently find out how many calories are in that burger and fries may have to wait - again....

Short of support, House won't vote on health bill this week


WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House won't vote on Republican legislation scuttling much of President Barack Obama's health care law until at least next week, a GOP leader said Thursday. The decision deals a setback to the White House, which has pressured congressional Republicans to pass the bill by Saturday - President Donald Trump's 100th day in office....

US facing shortage of yellow fever vaccine for travelers


NEW YORK (AP) -- Americans who need a yellow fever shot for travel may soon have a harder getting it....

11 dead of mystery illness in Liberia as Ebola is ruled out


MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- United Nations officials say at least 11 people have died from a mysterious illness in Liberia, and tests have been negative for the Ebola virus....

UK jury convicts doctor of performing unnecessary surgeries


LONDON (AP) -- A prominent breast surgeon whose victims accused him of playing God with their lives faces a life sentence after a jury convicted him Friday of carrying out unnecessary operations that maimed some of his victims for life....

Trump signs order creating accountability office at VA


WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump on Thursday created an office at the Department of Veterans Affairs to improve accountability and protect whistleblowers, calling it a "bold step forward."...

Blood test offers hope for better lung cancer treatment


BOSTON (AP) -- Researchers have taken an important step toward better lung cancer treatment by using blood tests to track genetic changes in tumors as they progress from their very earliest stages....

Spain offers to host EU medicines agency after Brexit


MADRID (AP) -- Competition is heating up among European Union countries hoping to reap some of the benefits of Britain's exit from the EU, with Spain joining the list of nations bidding to host the bloc's medicines oversight body....

Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies - and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just might work....

Justices hear dispute over lower-cost biotech drugs sales


WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday considered a drug company's fight to keep a generic version of its biotech drug off the market for an additional six months that would mean billions more in sales and higher costs to the public....