• KSU students to go on the road to care for shelter animals

    Published: Mon, Apr 20, 2015

    MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Veterinary students at Kansas State University are going on the road to care for shelter animals. A new mobile unit will start heading out to shelters next month. The university says students are projected to perform 2,800 to 3,500 spay/neuter procedures in the...

  • NYC comptroller: City animal shelters mistreat animals

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — City Comptroller Scott Stringer reported Sunday that New York's overcrowded animal shelters kill some sick dogs and cats, and refrigerate carcasses near medicines administered to living animals. Animal remains also have been spotted next to shelter employee lunches, he...

  • Pill-taking can be less yucky for kids, study review finds

    Yesterday

    CHICAGO (AP) — Many sick kids can't or won't swallow pills — and that can make them sicker. But there may be some pretty simple ways to help the medicine go down, a new study says. Dr. Kathleen Bradford and colleagues at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill reviewed...

  • Program finds students with rural ties for medical school

    Updated: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    PONCA, Neb. (AP) — A special Nebraska program continues to give high school students from rural areas a shot at medical school in the hope they will return to a similar area to work. The Rural Health Opportunities Program is designed to help address the shortage of doctors, nurses and...

  • Report: Hostile workplace at university Alzheimer's center

    Updated: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An investigation found that female faculty at the Alzheimer's disease research center at the University of California, Los Angeles, worked under hostile conditions, according to a newspaper report. In a letter to research center staff, a UCLA administrator wrote...

  • MSU tobacco-free task force hosts public sessions this week

    Updated: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University is taking more steps this week toward ending all smoking and tobacco use at the East Lansing school. The 50,000-student school announced Feb. 3 that it was forming a task force to implement a "tobacco-free environment." At the time,...

  • Florida confirms measles in 2 unvaccinated adults

    Updated: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida's Department of Health has confirmed two cases of measles in two unvaccinated adults in Indian River County. Officials said Sunday that both patients live in the same household. One acquired measles internationally, and the second acquired the case at...

  • Sperm bank sued after donor details emerge 7 years later

    Updated: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    ATLANTA (AP) — He was good on paper: Eloquent, mature, healthy and smart to boot. That's why Angela Collins and Margaret Elizabeth Hanson say they chose Donor 9623 to be the biological father of their child. Then last June, almost seven years after Collins gave birth to a son...

  • Things to know about the sperm bank industry

    Updated: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    Sperm banking is a huge industry that has been around for decades but one that is relatively loosely regulated in the U.S. Here are some things to know about the industry: ___ HOW MANY BABIES COME FROM DONATED SPERM? While anecdotal evidence might suggest that the use of sperm...

  • 2 escape serious injury when car is struck by train

    Updated: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. (AP) — Two people escaped serious injury when the car they were in was struck by a train in northern New Jersey. Authorities tell The Record (http://bit.ly/1D2zUMr) that the accident occurred around 1 a.m. Sunday. They say the car's driver tried to go around the...

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