• Lawmakers seek FDA review of ingredients used in cosmetics

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. senators introduced legislation Monday that would require the Food and Drug Administration to evaluate and report on some of the ingredients used in cosmetics and personal-care products such as shampoo and skin cream. The bill would require the FDA to...

  • Ohio elections board assures staff after meningitis case

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio elections board is assuring staff members and voters operations will continue as usual after a poll worker in training contracted bacterial meningitis. Franklin County Board of Elections spokesman Ben Piscitelli (pihsk-ih-TEL'-ee) says the Columbus health...

  • Young grandson of Jerry Tarkanian recovering from stroke

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The 5-year-old namesake grandson of Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian is recovering at home after a stroke left him hospitalized over the weekend. The young boy's father said he was released from University Medical Center on Monday and will now start rehab...

  • Indiana governor extends needle-exchange program to curb HIV

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Monday extended a needle exchange program in a rural, southern Indiana county to help combat an HIV outbreak, even though he generally opposes such programs. Pence approved the 30-day extension of a March 26 executive order that declared...

  • Mike Slive: Still SEC boss after cancer battle, feels good

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Mike Slive made it clear he's still the boss of the Southeastern Conference, even with his successor seated next to him. The outgoing SEC commissioner said it will be "business as usual" the final three months of his tenure after undergoing radiation and...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    ___ A small victory for fliers: summer domestic fares fall $2.01 After years of steadily-rising airfare, travelers this summer can expect a tiny bit of relief — $2.01 in savings to be exact. The average roundtrip domestic ticket this summer, including taxes, now stands at $454, down...

  • Judge halts worker's comp claim for Ebola nurse Nina Pham

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    DALLAS (AP) — A state district judge on Monday halted a hospital operator's efforts to seek a worker's compensation claim for Ebola nurse Nina Pham. The Dallas Morning News (http://bit.ly/1ElkcDp) reports that Pham's lawyers say Texas Health Resources' pursuit is meant to quash Pham's...

  • Another Minnesota turkey farm hit by deadly bird flu strain

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Federal authorities have confirmed another infection in Minnesota of a deadly bird flu strain. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday the latest farm hit by the H5N2 virus had 23,000 turkeys in Kandiyohi (kan-dee-YOH'-high) County of west-central...

  • Medical marijuana activist in Kansas could face charges

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A medical marijuana advocate has lost custody of her 11-year-old son at least temporarily and could face possible charges following comments the boy made during a drug education program at school. The case of Shona Banda, 37, was forwarded Monday to the Finney...

  • Stanford, Harvard researchers to share $500K medical prize

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two scientists whose work on modern research technologies is expected to speed the pace of medical discoveries will share one of the richest prizes in medicine and science next month, officials at a New York hospital said Monday. The $500,000 Albany Medical Center...

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