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FDA Unsure if H1N1 Vaccine Will Be 1 Shot or 2

American health officials said Thursday it’s too early to determine if a "one shot" H1N1 flu vaccine will be effective.

Aunt: Jaycee Dugard Is With Mom in Secluded Location

A California woman who was kidnapped when she was 11 and held captive for 18 years remembers her family and is with her mother, sister and two daughters in a secluded location, her aunt said Thursday.

China TV: 476 People Stabbed With Hypodermic Needles

State television in western China reported that 476 people have sought treatment since Aug. 20 after being stabbed with hypodermic needles.

iSick: New iPhone App Tracks H1N1 Outbreaks

A new iPhone application called "Outbreaks Near Me" that allows users to track and report local outbreaks of infectious disease was released Tuesday.

Kennedy Memoir Reveals Remorse Over Chappaquiddick

In a posthumous memoir, Massachusetts Sen. Edward M. Kennedy writes of fear and remorse surrounding the fateful events on Chappaquiddick Island in 1969, when his car accident left a woman dead

For Obama, Echoes of 1993

Circumstances of Obama's speech to Congress on health care reform will be similar to Clinton's on the same topic 16 years ago — but with some key differences

Qaddafi Designs a 'Rocket' Car?

The 'Libyan Rocket' probably won't be coming to a dealer near you

China to Approve Single-Dose H1N1 Vaccines

The answer may be near to a crucial question about vaccine for the advancing H1N1 — one shot or two?

Student's Flu Death Raises Concerns at U.S. Colleges

The death of a college student from the flu has raised the alarm at universities throughout the country as the nation gears up for what is predicted to be a brutal flu season.

Bank to Armless Man: No Thumbs, No Check-Cashing

A Florida man born without arms says a Tampa bank would not let him cash a check because he couldn't provide a thumbprint.