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  • Health official to discuss infant mortality at ASU

    Published: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal health official is scheduled to speak about the state's rising infant mortality rate at Alabama State University. Al.com reports Yvonne Maddox of the National Institutes of Health is expected to speak at 11:15 a.m. Thursday at the ASU John Garrick...

  • Tech mogul, foundation donate $100M to SF hospital

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco hospital will use a $100 million gift to focus on premature birth around the globe. The 10-year project was announced Thursday by the University of California, San Francisco's Benioff Children's Hospitals. It will be funded by the Bill & Melinda...

  • NY teachers union raises $1.2M for cancer research

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — New York's largest teachers union says its members once again raised more than $1 million for breast cancer research last year. New York State United Teachers says 2013 was the seventh consecutive year that the statewide union topped the million-dollar mark —...

  • Technology group to decide Cover Oregon's future

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A technology committee is poised to make a final recommendation for the future of Cover Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange. The committee will decide Thursday whether Cover Oregon should ditch the glitch-filled portal and replace it with the federal...

  • Initiative seeks to legalize pot in Nevada

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A pro-marijuana group hoping to ride a wave of mounting acceptance for cannabis filed an initiative petition Wednesday seeking to legalize recreational pot use in Nevada. The measure backed by a group called Campaign to Regulate Marijuana would allow adults...

  • Albuquerque utility votes against fluoride

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority has decided against adding more fluoride to the municipal water supply. The vote came during a meeting Wednesday night. In the same resolution, board members promised to revisit the issue after the...

  • Bill targeting assisted suicide goes to governor

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona House has given final approval to a bill that aims to make it easier to prosecute people who help someone commit suicide. Republican Rep. Justin Pierce of Mesa says his bill will make it easier for attorneys to prosecute people for manslaughter for...

  • 2 former LA deputies accused of planting guns

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were charged with planting guns at a medical marijuana dispensary, resulting in the arrest of a man who was sentenced to six months in jail, authorities announced Wednesday. Julio Cesar Martinez, 39, and Anthony...

  • Injured players eager to get to work with Colts

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Dwayne Allen spent months envisioning the day he could get back to work for the Colts on the practice field. The starting tight end never really thought it would turn out quite this way. When Allen was cleared to participate in Indianapolis' offseason workouts...

  • Senate renews effort to legalize medical marijuana

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A renewed effort to legalize the use of a form of marijuana to treat chronic epilepsy won bipartisan support Wednesday in the Iowa Senate. A three-member subcommittee, then the full Senate Ways and Means Committee, approved a measure that would allow the...

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