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  • Ex-Raven donates kidney to brother, ex-Steeler

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — On the field, their ex-teams are huge NFL rivals. Off the field, brothers Ma'ake (May-ah-kay) Kemoeatu (Kee-mo-ee-ah-tu), an ex-Baltimore Raven, and Chris Kemoeatu, an ex-Pittsburgh Steeler, are closer than close. When Chris' pro football career was cut short because...

  • VA psychologist reprimanded over evaluation

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Department of Veterans Affairs psychologist whose evaluation downgraded the disabling effects of a veteran's brain injury has been publicly reprimanded by the Montana Board of Psychologists for practicing outside the scope of his expertise. The board's Sept. 4...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    ___ Fed signals plan to keep key rate at record low WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar. The Fed said it intends to keep its benchmark rate...

  • Federal rule challenges Oregon home care system

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Federal rules will likely force a major overhaul of Oregon's groundbreaking system for providing publicly funded caregivers to elderly and disabled people, state officials said in a report presented to the Legislature's budget committee on Wednesday. The rules...

  • Doctors expect Nebraska Ebola patient to recover

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    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. The medical team treating Rick Sacra also said it's optimistic that the 51-year-old from Worcester, Massachusetts, will...

  • First Connecticut enterovirus child case confirmed

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Health officials say the first case of enterovirus 68 in a child in Connecticut has been confirmed. The state Department of Public Health says it received confirmation Wednesday from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. State officials say the...

  • Ex-VA doctor: Phoenix report a 'whitewash'

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A doctor who first exposed serious problems at the troubled Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital said Wednesday that a report on patient deaths there is a "whitewash" that minimizes life-threatening conduct by senior leaders at the hospital. Dr. Samuel Foote, a former...

  • Ground broken for new education center at OU-Tulsa

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Officials have broken ground on a new $6.4 million education center at the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Center. The 16,000-square-foot Tandy Education Center will feature the latest advances in medical simulation. It will allow students to practice in lifelike...

  • Abortion-related complaints filed against 4 docs

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's attorney general has filed complaints against four doctors for allegedly violating the state's abortion record-keeping and advice and consent laws. The administrative complaints filed Wednesday by Attorney General Greg Zoeller (ZEHL'-ur) ask the Indiana...

  • CDC confirms respiratory illness in Va.

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia is the latest state to detect a respiratory illness caused by an uncommon virus similar to the germ that causes the common cold. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed that Virginia is among 16 states where the infection enterovirus...

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