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  • South Carolina editorial roundup

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: April 15 Island Packet, Hilton Head Island, S.C., on the CBD oil bill: If they are willing to hammer out a compromise, state lawmakers still have a chance to pass legislation this year that could greatly improve ill South...

  • Wendy Davis schedules neck surgery in Fort Worth

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is scheduled to undergo neck surgery to relieve pain in her shoulder and right arm. Spokesman Zac Petkanas said Tuesday that doctors will remove bone spurs and degenerative discs that are creating compression on the...

  • Final deadline arrives for health exchange sign-up

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — It's not just tax day. Tuesday also is the two-week extension deadline to sign up for health coverage through California's insurance exchange. Consumers who were unable to create an account or fill out an application because of technical problems on the...

  • Auburn's Barber diagnosed recently with dyslexia

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Peyton Barber's biggest battle these days is for a spot in Auburn's tailback rotation. The redshirt freshman has already been dealing with a learning disability. Barber said Tuesday he was diagnosed with ADHD in high school and dyslexia a few months ago. He says...

  • West Virginia editorial roundup

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: April 13 The Journal, Martinsburg, W.Va., on the importance of helping mentally ill servicemen: Programs to help U.S. servicemen and women suffering from mental challenges, including post-traumatic stress disorder, have been around...

  • Pa. doc license suspended after investigation

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    STEELTON, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania family physician has been temporarily barred from practicing medicine amid claims she failed to properly disinfect equipment and put patients at risk of infection. The State Board of Medicine said Tuesday that Maryjo Szada's license was...

  • Report: Maine will see shortage of health workers

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A state report says Maine is likely to suffer a shortage of health care professionals in the coming decades unless more students enroll in Maine medical schools and the industry recruits more workers from out of state. The state Department of Labor's Center...

  • DNA, digital X-rays used to ID school remains

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    TAMPA , Fla. (AP) — A researcher from the University of South Florida said Tuesday that a team of forensic experts is using DNA, skeletal analysis and digital X-rays to identify the remains from a former reform school on the Panhandle. Erin Kimmerle and Hillsborough County Sheriff...

  • Missoula hospital adding OB, newborn services

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula says it plans to add obstetrics, newborn and pediatric services as early as next year. The decision puts Providence St. Patrick Hospital in direct competition with Community Medical Center, which is currently the only provider...

  • Murray to cut ribbon at VA clinic

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash, will help cut the ribbon at the new Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic in Walla Walla. The clinic opens Tuesday afternoon in Walla Walla. Murray in 2009 introduced a bill authorizing $71.4 million in federal funding...

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