Compton ends season early at Barclays

EDISON, N.J. (AP) — Erik Compton ended his season Thursday when he withdrew from The Barclays after eighth hole with a respiratory infection.

Compton, who already has gone through two heart transplants, was...

High bacteria counts shut 4 beaches on Greenwich Bay

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Department of Health is recommending that four Warwick beaches on Greenwich Bay be closed to swimming due to high bacteria counts following strong storms earlier this week.

City...

Ex-lawmaker's role in Iowa Medicaid bidding faces criticism

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A former lawmaker's role is casting doubt on the process used to select companies to manage Iowa Medicaid, with one losing vendor alleging she provided an unfair advantage to a winning bidder...

State: First person infected this year by West Nile virus

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health says a Middlesex County man is the first person to contract West Nile virus in Massachusetts this year.

The agency says the unidentified man in his...

Minnesota woman gives birth to conjoined twins in Colorado

By: The Associated Press

AURORA — A woman who gave birth to conjoined twins in Colorado told a TV station Thursday that one of her daughters has survived.

Amber McCullough delivered the twin girls by cesarean section on Wednesday,...

Michigan rejects medical marijuana for severe autism

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan won't allow the use of medical marijuana to control the effects of severe autism, an official said Thursday, rejecting the recommendation of an advisory panel.

Michigan would have been...

Health official: States should post local vaccination info

NEW YORK (AP) — How many kids are vaccinated at your child's school? Federal health officials think you should be able to easily find out.

Last school year, only 21 states posted vaccination rates for...

Utah man dies from plague in 4th fatal case in US this year

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man in his 70s has died after contracting the plague, bringing to four the number of deaths from the disease reported in the United States this year, health officials said...