• ODU men's coach Jeff Jones to have prostate cancer surgery

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Old Dominion men's basketball coach Jeff Jones has prostate cancer and will undergo surgery on Monday. Jones says in a release from the school that a check-up in late 2014 revealed that he had an elevated PSA (Prostate-Specific Antigen) level. He says he had...

  • Epileptic Newport man to be tried for death of Navy officer

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An epileptic man will go on trial for striking and killing a Navy police detective with his truck, despite multiple warnings from his doctor not to drive. The trial of Newport resident Alan Bradley starts Tuesday. Bradley has pleaded not guilty to operating a...

  • Teen births down but remain a stubborn problem in New Mexico

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico has a stubborn problem: its persistent ranking at or near the top in the nation when it comes to teen pregnancies. A new legislative analysis suggests that the state Health Department in collaboration with other agencies develop a comprehensive plan...

  • Parent visits U of O, gets meningitis-causing infection

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Public health officials say a parent who visited the campus of the University of Oregon in early May was infected with the bacteria that can cause meningitis. The 52-year-old man is the seventh person with meningococcal disease since a campus outbreak began in...

  • US appeals court: Alzheimer's drug swap is anti-competitive

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that drug manufacturer Actavis PLC's attempted switch of patented Alzheimer's medication, which halted distribution of the old drug before its patent expires this summer, violates U.S. antitrust law. The decision unsealed this week...

  • Gravely ill Russian opposition figure won't be sent abroad

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    MOSCOW (AP) — The prominent Russian opposition figure who is being treated at a Moscow hospital after the sudden onset of a mysterious illness won't be taken abroad for care. Vladimir Kara-Murza was hospitalized Tuesday in a serious condition. Diagnoses have varied, with doctors...

  • Ky. police accused of shipping mentally ill man to Florida

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    CARROLLTON, Ky. (AP) — A published report says the Kentucky Attorney General's office is investigating a police department after a mentally ill jail inmate was shipped to Florida instead of to a mental hospital for an evaluation. According to WFPL's Kentucky Center for Investigative...

  • New Mexico reports its first case of West Nile virus in 2015

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State health officials say a 12-year-old Valencia County girl hass New Mexico's first case of the West Nile virus in 2015. The Department of Health says the girl was hospitalized but is now recovering at home. New Mexico typically sees most of its West Nile...

  • Tulsa Health Department detects West Nile virus mosquitoes

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Officials with the Tulsa Health Department say a sampling of mosquitoes from Tulsa County has tested positive for West Nile virus. The months of July through October are typically the highest risk months for exposure to West Nile in Oklahoma, but the Health...

  • 45-year-old Penrose ER nurse survives stroke

    By Hannah Blick, hannah.blick@gazette.com
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Sponsored feature: Elizabeth Dienst was 45 and healthy, with more than 30 years in the healthcare field under her belt as a paramedic, Flight for Life staff and ER nurse. Then, she had a stroke. “I didn’t have the regular risk factors, but it was a lot of other seemingly random factors...

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