• 7 new cases of measles reported in California

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Seven more cases of measles have been reported in California, bringing the total to 130 since an outbreak that began at Disneyland in December. The latest figure was reported Friday by the California Department of Public Health. It's the first jump in a week....

  • Sioux Falls to clarify downtown food truck regulations

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sioux Falls officials are proposing new regulations to make it easier for food trucks to operate in the city. Food trucks have gained popularity in the state's largest city in recent years. Economic Development Manager Brent O'Neil says the city is aiming to...

  • Report: U of M should do more to protect research subjects

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's flagship research institution should do more to protect vulnerable participants in human research trials, an external investigation has found. The University of Minnesota has recently strengthened its human research program, according to a team of...

  • Judge sets date to hear Medicaid plan lawsuit

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    PHOENIX (AP) — A judge will hear arguments July 10 on whether the main funding source for Arizona's Medicaid expansion was legally enacted. The order from Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Katherine Cooper released Friday comes nearly two months after the state Supreme Court dealt...

  • Obama, Liberian President Sirleaf discuss Ebola recovery

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Friday that the world has made "extraordinary strides in driving back Ebola" because of the efforts of the U.S., Liberia and other partners but both he and Liberia's leader said more must be done to combat the disease. Addressing reporters...

  • North Little Rock hospital paying $2.7 million over claims

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a hospital in North Little Rock will pay $2.7 million to settle claims that it filed improper claims under the Medicare program. Under an agreement announced Friday, Baptist Health Medical Center-North Little Rock and a sister...

  • S. Indiana HIV cases linked to needle-sharing up to 27

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana health officials say the number of people in five southern Indiana counties testing positive for HIV through needle-sharing among painkiller abusers has grown by one to 27. The Indiana State Department of Health announced Friday there are 10 others with...

  • Documents: Arizona woman killed in home had head injury

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    PHOENIX (AP) — A 31-year-old woman found slain in her suburban Phoenix home suffered serious head trauma, and her body was lying in a pool of blood, according to court documents released Friday. The records revealed new details about the killing of Allison Feldman, a saleswoman for a...

  • Wolf proposes increasing in-home health care for seniors

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf said Friday he wants more seniors to obtain health care in their home instead of a nursing facility In an event at the AARP office in downtown Philadelphia, Wolf told about 30 people that his upcoming 2015-16 state budget plan would expand home- and...

  • House OKs income tax check-off to support cancer research

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A young cancer survivor took center stage Friday in the Kentucky House as lawmakers voted to allow taxpayers to donate portions of their state income-tax refunds to support pediatric cancer research. The House voted 93-0 to pass its version of the proposed...

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