Kansas confirms first causes of flu in this flu season

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas health officials have confirmed the first flu cases in the state for the current flu season.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says the four cases were reported by a...

Officials: Rabid pit bull bites 3 people, several dogs

ABERDEEN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a rabid pit bull bit at least three people and several dogs in central New Jersey.

Monmouth County health officials are asking residents who may have been bitten by a dog...

Health officials: Zika virus case confirmed in Travis County

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Health officials say a travel-related case of Zika virus has been confirmed in Travis County.

A statement from the Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department Thursday says...

Cleveland officers not immune from excessive force lawsuit

CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal appeals court in Cincinnati says two Cleveland police officers aren't immune from a lawsuit accusing them of excessive force in the apprehension of a teen with Down Syndrome.

The...

Health officials: 2 cases of Zika virus reported in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Health officials say two travel-related cases of Zika virus have been reported in Nebraska.

A statement Thursday from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services says the cases...

Hawaii lawmakers kill vaccine bill after heated debate

HONOLULU (AP) — After listening to Hawaii residents speak out against vaccines and saying they cause everything from autism to the Zika virus, Hawaii lawmakers killed a bill to speed up the state's process for...

Possible wood slivers prompt H-E-B ice cream recall

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — H-E-B supermarkets have issued a voluntary recall for its Creamy Creations Caramel Pecan Turtle ice cream over possible wood pieces in the product.

In a statement Thursday, the San...

NFL critic crashes news conference about concussions

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An uninvited guest at the NFL's annual pre-Super Bowl news conference about health and safety, Chris Nowinski stood nearby and listened Thursday as one of the league's chief advisers about...