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AP Top Health News At 7:10 a.m. EDT

Options for protection come with flu season
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's time for flu vaccine again and while it's important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ouchless nasal spray. Seniors, expect to get a new kind of pneumonia shot along with that flu jab....

Judge to hear objections to Hopkins settlement
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A Baltimore judge was set to hear objections Friday to a preliminary $190 million dollar settlement between Johns Hopkins Hospital System and more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly photograph women and girls during examinations....

Health law enrollment now 7.3M
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration says 7.3 million people have signed up for subsidized private health insurance under the health care law - down from 8 million reported earlier this year....





Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- Thousands of health workers began knocking on doors across Sierra Leone on Friday in search of hidden Ebola cases with the entire West African nation locked down in their homes for three days in an unprecedented effort to combat the deadly disease....

Dance workout puts moves on women's self-esteem
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Janet Jones was laid off from her job as a financial assistant two years ago and hit rock bottom, inspiration struck....

FDA approves Eli Lilly's injectable diabetes drug
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new injectable diabetes drug from Eli Lilly and Co. for adults with the most common form of the disease....

Study: Artificial Sweeteners may promote diabetes
NEW YORK (AP) -- Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests a preliminary study done mostly in mice....

Doctors expect Nebraska Ebola patient to recover
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- An American aid worker infected with Ebola who's being treated in Nebraska is now expected to make a full recovery, his doctors said Wednesday....

Ebola survivor: No time to waste as Obama ups aid
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An American doctor who survived Ebola said there's no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up the U.S. response to the epidemic in West Africa....

Australia promises $6.4 million to fight Ebola
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Australia announced on Wednesday it will immediately provide an additional 7 million Australian dollars ($6.4 million) to help the international response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa....