Legionnaires' bacteria found in Bronx apartment building

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Health Department says bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease has been found in the water system of an apartment building in the South Bronx.

Health officials released a...

Judge OKs gender surgery opposed by 48-year-old's parents

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday cleared the way for a 48-year-old transgender woman to undergo gender-reassignment surgery, rejecting her parents' effort to block the operation because they say she's...

Watchdog: 900,000 vets may have pending health care requests

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 900,000 military veterans have officially pending applications for health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the department's inspector general said Wednesday, but "serious"...

8 now dead from Legionnaires' disease in western Illinois

State officials are reporting another death and four new cases of Legionnaires' disease among residents of a western Illinois town, bringing the number of deaths to eight from an outbreak first disclosed last...

FBI: Defendant in California kidnapping blamed vaccine

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The man charged in a California kidnapping that police initially dismissed as a hoax said he acted alone, and that mental illness and a side effect from a vaccine contributed to his behavior,...

New collars monitor pets for pain, problems

LOS ANGELES (AP) — You can use wearables with GPS to keep track of wandering dogs. Others help you track animals' physical activity.

Now, two companies have the latest in wearable pet technology: collars that...

Sony, back in the crosshairs, defends 'Concussion'

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly a year after the devastating hacking attack that leaked thousands of emails, Sony Pictures Entertainment again finds itself trying to justify its own inner dealings, this time over the...

Medical marijuana company delays 2 clinic openings

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Citing a need to keep costs down amid low patient enrollment, one of Minnesota's medical marijuana manufacturers announced Wednesday it's delaying its plans to open two more dispensaries this...