- 4 viral meningitis cases at Pitman High School Updated: Sep-30-15 6:54 am
PITMAN, New Jersey - Four students have contracted viral meningitis at Pitman High School.
- Alzheimer's dementia cases expected to increase in number Updated: Sep-28-15 10:37 am
ALTOONA, Pennsylvania - Alzheimer's disease is a problem expected to grow in the years ahead.
- School district reopens after 5 confirmed meningitis cases Updated: Sep-28-15 2:49 am
SWARTZ CREEK, Michigan - Schools in a Genesee County district are set to reopen following five confirmed cases of meningitis.
- Philanthropist-investor Richard Rainwater dies at 71 Updated: Sep-27-15 9:04 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas - Richard Rainwater, the son of a North Texas grocer who went on to amass a fortune as an investment manager before becoming a billionaire investor and philanthropist in his own right, has died, according to his charitable foundation. He was 71.
- Health Dept.: Dakota Wesleyan student died of rare infection Updated: Sep-27-15 1:09 pm
MITCHELL, South Dakota - The South Dakota Department of Health says a 19-year-old Dakota Wesleyan student found dead in a dorm last week died of a rare infection.
- Family of woman battling Alzheimer's donates $2 million Updated: Sep-27-15 11:39 am
FALMOUTH, Maine - The family of an 81-year-old Falmouth woman stricken by Alzheimer's disease is giving $2 million to a Boston hospital.
- Student with disabilities becomes a flag football player Updated: Sep-27-15 9:02 am
WILMINGTON, Delaware - A photo of the principal at Carrcroft Elementary bringing a student with cerebral palsy into a flag football game is drawing widespread praise on social media.
- 7-year-old Mesa boy with rare seizure disorder dies Updated: Sep-22-15 4:59 pm
PHOENIX - A 7-year-old Mesa boy whose parents successfully fought to obtain marijuana extract for treatment of his rare seizure disorder has died.
- Vegan lifestyle transforms couple's life Updated: Sep-20-15 3:20 pm
WINCHESTER, Oregon - Last month, Joe Clyde's neurologist told him he has the slowest-progressing case of Parkinson's disease he's ever seen.
- Faith drives high school football player with cerebral palsy Updated: Sep-20-15 9:01 am
HAMPTON, Georgia - Devon Berry isn't a starter for the Hampton High School football team. But when he gets the sign to take the field, the senior defensive tackle is ready to go.
- Twin Falls boy overcomes odds, takes first steps Updated: Sep-19-15 9:49 am
TWIN FALLS, Idaho - Elijah Walling had a huge smile on his face as he walked around the living room Sept. 1.
- Communities making efforts to become 'dementia friendly' Updated: Sep-18-15 1:13 am
WATERTOWN, Wisconsin - Shirley Strysick sometimes forgets she's met someone two hours prior or that she's no longer a nurse.
- Epileptic man gets probation in fatal Navy base crash Updated: Sep-17-15 3:10 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - An epileptic Rhode Island man whose doctor told him not to drive was sentenced Thursday to five years of probation for fatally striking a Navy base police detective with a truck.
- School closed after kindergartener dies of meningitis Updated: Sep-17-15 11:05 am
GREEN BAY, Wisconsin - A parochial elementary school is closed in Green Bay following a kindergartener's death due to meningitis.
- 2 Maine from same school district diagnosed with meningitis Updated: Sep-17-15 5:25 am
BERWICK, Maine - School district officials in southern Maine say two students have been diagnosed with meningitis.
- Thomas retires from all rugby after epilepsy diagnosis Updated: Sep-15-15 6:18 am
WORCESTER, England - Worcester Rugby Club says ex-Wales international forward Jonathan Thomas has retired after being diagnosed with epilepsy "thought to be from multiple head traumas."
- NFL's safety campaign includes rule changes and PR effort Updated: Sep-14-15 2:39 pm
NEW YORK - Jim Gossett has been paid to watch football games for more than 30 years: for three decades as an athletic trainer at Columbia University and four seasons as an injury spotter for the NFL.
- $5.7M seeks to help identify early signs of Alzheimer's Updated: Sep-10-15 11:07 am
EAST LANSING, Michigan - A five-year, $5.7 million grant will support a new Michigan State University study aimed at identifying early signs of Alzheimer's disease among Latinos and Hispanics.
- Gov. Raimondo to take ice bucket challenge for ALS research Updated: Sep-08-15 11:50 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Gov. Gina Raimondo is planning to take the ice bucket challenge to help find a cure for Lou Gehrig's disease.