• 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: 53 min ago

    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: 1 hr ago

    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: 4 hr ago

    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...

  • 2 escape serious injury when car is struck by train

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    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...

  • Things to know about the sperm bank industry

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    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...

  • New Nebraska law could help put medical marijuana on ballot

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Worried that lawmakers may not act, advocates for medical marijuana could take their campaign to Nebraska voters next year, and a new state law could make their job easier. Supporters said they've started gathering signatures to place the issue on the November...

  • Iowa's Medicaid privatization draws scrutiny

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad's plan to privatize the state's Medicaid program is moving forward, though critics are raising questions about how the shift will impact patients. Earlier this year, the state began an effort to shift Medicaid administration to two or more...

  • Cancer diagnosis prompts sisters to have preventive surgery

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Dulce Noonan's cancer diagnosis may have saved her sister's life. When Noonan was told she had Stage 3A breast cancer, the news, naturally, frightened her. But the experience was also eerily familiar: Every woman on her father's side of the family had been...

  • Ohio hospitals conduct statewide colon cancer screening

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio cancer center is leading a statewide colon cancer screening in a study aimed at preventing the disease. The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center says the project involving 42 hospitals around the state hopes to screen all Ohioans diagnosed...

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