• Clemson pitcher Schmidt eager to bounce back from lymphoma

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clate Schmidt felt tired last winter, more tired than a 21-year-old college athlete should be. The Clemson pitcher wasn't overly concerned, until he discovered a lump on his neck while showering in January. After telling his family, Schmidt underwent several...

  • Scott Rodeo replaces Russ Warren as Giants team doctor

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Dr. Russ Warren is stepping down as the New York Giants team doctor after 31 years. The Giants announced Saturday that Dr. Scott Rodeo will replace him. Rodeo has been an associate team doctor since 2000. Warren will remain with the organization as an...

  • NY's medical pot distributors reflect industry's evolution

    Yesterday

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — America's medical marijuana industry has come a long way from its beginnings 20 years ago. Entrepreneurs, physicians and well-heeled investors are now getting into the business as New York works toward becoming the latest state to authorize cannabis for conditions...

  • CDC's top modeler courts controversy with disease estimate

    Yesterday

    ATLANTA (AP) — Last fall, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention. This was, he said, a worst-case scenario. But Meltzer is the most famous disease modeler for the nation's pre-eminent public health agency,...

  • CDC's top modeler makes estimates and courts controversy

    Yesterday

    ATLANTA (AP) — Last fall, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention. This was, he said, a worst-case scenario. But Meltzer is the most famous disease modeler for the nation's pre-eminent public health agency,...

  • Alabama's rural hospitals in critical condition

    Yesterday

    WEDOWEE, Ala. (AP) — An ambulance carrying a person with stroke symptoms backs up the emergency room on summer morning at Wedowee Hospital. The tiny, red brick hospital is the closest hospital for about 45 miles in this rural stretch of east Alabama. "We have had people who would not...

  • Suicide spike boosts oversight of California women's prison

    Yesterday

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A spike in suicides and attempted suicides has prompted corrections officials to step up oversight at a California women's prison as inspectors try to pinpoint the cause of the troubling increase. Four women have killed themselves at California Institution...

  • Editorials from around New England

    Yesterday

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers: The Providence Journal (R.I.), July 31, 2015 The Olympic Games are the best known and most celebrated sporting event in the world. Athletes from dozens of countries gather to show their...

  • Falcon girl learns moves from Broncos Cheerleaders

    BY ERIC SINGER eric.singer@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Cheyenne Dyess doesn't let anything get her down, even her battle with T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma. The Falcon 10-year-old got another huge reason to smile on Friday afternoon. Two Denver Broncos cheerleaders arrived at the University of Colorado Health Memorial Hospital Center in...

  • Planned Parenthood: No tissue donations in NNE

    Yesterday

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Planned Parenthood clinics in Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire say they don't donate fetal tissue for research, even though they say it's legal to do so. Secretly recorded videos have ignited debate over whether fetal tissue from abortions should be used for...

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