- Marching band surprises woman cancer-free after 20 years Updated: Apr-20-16 8:36 am
HACKENSACK, New Jersey - Flowers, a tiara and a marching band were part of the celebration for a cancer survivor in New Jersey.
- Study backs pancreas cell transplants for severe diabetes Updated: Apr-18-16 1:27 pm
WASHINGTON - Transplants of insulin-producing pancreas cells are a long hoped-for treatment for diabetes - and a new study shows they can protect the most seriously ill patients from a life-threatening complication of the disease, an important step toward U.S. approval.
- Court: Jail workers can be sued over Detroit inmate death Updated: Apr-17-16 5:26 pm
DETROIT - A jury should decide whether Wayne County jail employees could have prevented the death of a man who was killed after a mentally ill inmate was placed in his cell, an appeals court said.
- Family reaches $4.75M settlement in death of football player Updated: Apr-14-16 3:56 pm
BERKELEY, California - The family of a University of California, Berkeley, football player who died after a team drill in 2014 has settled a wrongful death lawsuit with the school system for $4.75 million, officials said Thursday.
- State: Condemned death row inmate in Oklahoma died naturally Updated: Apr-13-16 9:05 am
McALESTER, Oklahoma - The Oklahoma Medical Examiner's office says a death row inmate found dead in his cell last month died of natural causes.
- Plant OK'd for one-time use of wastewater for irrigation Updated: Apr-06-16 5:02 pm
ABERDEEN, South Dakota - The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources is allowing the DemKota Ranch Beef processing plant in Aberdeen to use treated wastewater from a holding cell for irrigation on a one-time basis so the plant can free up emergency holding space.
- Clinton, Sanders had opposing views on biomedical research Updated: Apr-02-16 8:15 am
NEW YORK - Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were on opposing sides of certain types of biomedical research while they served in Congress, differences that have gained notice by scientists and advocates on the forefront of stem cell research.