- Lawsuit alleging teacher slapped autistic boy settled Updated: Jul-01-15 11:26 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A federal judge has approved a $350,000 settlement in a lawsuit alleging a teacher repeatedly slapped an autistic boy at a Springfield school.
- Young Royals fan whose cancer fight gained attention dies Updated: Jul-01-15 11:21 am
OLATHE, Kansas - A Kansas boy whose fight against cancer and love of the Kansas City Royals received national attention during last year's World Series has died. He was 7.
- West Nile virus found in NYC mosquitoes Updated: Jul-01-15 7:25 am
NEW YORK - The New York City health department says the West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitoes. But no human cases have been reported so far this season.
- Oklahoma governor orders update of Alzheimer's disease plan Updated: Jul-01-15 3:04 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - Gov. Mary Fallin has instructed the Oklahoma Department of Human Services to improve its Alzheimer's disease services.
- Alabama prison inmate tests positive for tuberculosis Updated: Jun-30-15 7:44 pm
ELMORE, Alabama - Alabama Department of Corrections officials say an inmate at a facility in Elmore has been quarantined after testing positive for tuberculosis.
- What's next for California's contentious vaccine law Updated: Jun-30-15 7:27 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed a hotly contested California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in the wake of an outbreak of measles at Disneyland late last year.
- Former death row inmate died of rare salivary gland cancer Updated: Jun-30-15 7:23 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A man who spent 30 years on Nebraska's death row for two cult murders died of a rare cancer in his salivary glands, according to a death certificate obtained Tuesday.
- Ex-Iowa egg farm manager gets probation after assisting feds Updated: Jun-30-15 5:41 pm
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - A former Iowa egg farm manager will avoid jail time after cooperating with investigators in a criminal prosecution stemming from a 2010 salmonella outbreak.
- NC autism coverage mandate heading to House floor Updated: Jun-30-15 4:35 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - An effort to require North Carolina-regulated health insurance plans to cover autism diagnosis and treatment has cleared what appears to be one of its final hurdles with a House panel's passage.
- US appeals court upholds Virginia death sentence Updated: Jun-30-15 4:25 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence of a Virginia inmate who claims he can't be executed because he is intellectually disabled.
- Liberia quarantines an area where new Ebola case appeared Updated: Jun-30-15 3:57 pm
MONROVIA, Liberia - Liberian authorities on Tuesday quarantined two households after the corpse of a 17-year-old boy was found with Ebola, sparking fears the West African country could face another outbreak of the disease nearly two months after being declared Ebola-free.
- Patients plan to speak next week at sentencing of cancer doc Updated: Jun-30-15 3:56 pm
DETROIT - The government says about two dozen patients or relatives of patients want to speak next week at the sentencing of a Detroit-area cancer doctor who gave expensive, unnecessary treatments to hundreds of people.
- Maryland governor feeling 'really strong' amid chemotherapy Updated: Jun-30-15 12:46 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says he's "feeling really strong" as he nears the end of his first round of cancer chemotherapy.
- Daughter, terminally ill mom bond through Penguins hockey Updated: Jun-30-15 12:37 pm
PITTSBURGH - Michelle Hardy has little use for the NHL offseason. Told she has 12 to 18 months to live because of a terminal form of brain cancer, Hardy, 46, wants hockey back - and soon.
- Mosquitoes test negative for West Nile Updated: Jun-30-15 10:20 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The latest mosquitoes tested in Rhode Island have shown no signs of West Nile virus.
- Restaurant sued during salmonella outbreak investigation Updated: Jun-30-15 7:44 am
LEXINGTON, North Carolina - A Lexington restaurant is facing more lawsuits during an investigation of a gastrointestinal illness outbreak at the business.
- 49 suspected cases of whooping cough reported in Reno County Updated: Jun-30-15 7:10 am
HUTCHINSON, Kansas - The Reno County Health Department says it has received reports of 49 cases of whooping cough in the county.
- Arkansas Children's Hospital helping on food study Updated: Jun-30-15 4:37 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Children's Hospital's Research Institute will receive $119,000 over the next year for its part in a study of food allergies.
- Illinois to take new suggestions for marijuana disease list Updated: Jun-30-15 4:06 am
CHICAGO - Illinois residents who want to add specific diseases to the state's medical marijuana pilot program have another chance to submit their suggestions during July.
- Arkansas Children's Hospital part of food allergy network Updated: Jun-30-15 3:23 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute has been designated a clinical network site by the nonprofit Food Allergy Research & Education organization.
- Dodgers pitcher Mike Bolsinger leaves with flu-like symptoms Updated: Jun-29-15 11:50 pm
PHOENIX - Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Mike Bolsinger left his start Monday night after four innings due to flu-like symptoms, the club announced during the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
- Branstad extends bird flu disaster proclamation Updated: Jun-29-15 6:14 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Gov. Terry Branstad has extended a state of disaster emergency through July 31 in response to the bird flu outbreak in the state.
- Golf's Peter Oosterhuis says he has early onset Alzheimer's Updated: Jun-29-15 4:47 pm
Former British golfer and CBS analyst Peter Oosterhuis says he has early onset Alzheimer's disease.
- A first: New guidelines back device for treating strokes Updated: Jun-29-15 4:38 pm
Many stroke patients have a new treatment option - if they seek help fast enough to get it. New guidelines endorse using a removable stent to open clogged arteries causing a stroke.
- State, poultry industry take precautions against bird flu Updated: Jun-29-15 12:14 pm
BALTIMORE - Agriculture officials and poultry farmers in Maryland are taking extra precautions against avian influenza after outbreaks devastated flocks in other states.