- Southern Indiana school tests students, teachers for TB Updated: Jun-03-15 9:16 am
SELLERSBURG, Indiana - Southern Indiana health officials have tested nearly 200 students and teachers for tuberculosis at a Sellersburg school where a student has tested positive for the illness.
- UN chief urges all nations to help end Ebola in West Africa Updated: Jun-02-15 7:15 pm
- State veterinarian confirms dog flu found in South Dakota Updated: Jun-02-15 5:44 pm
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - A new canine influenza that has sickened many dogs throughout the Midwest but has killed only a few, has been confirmed in South Dakota, the state veterinarian said Tuesday.
- Clemson pitcher Clate Schmidt says he's got lymphoma Updated: Jun-02-15 3:03 pm
CLEMSON, South Carolina - Clemson right-handed pitcher Clate Schmidt said he has been diagnosed with lymphoma.
- Agriculture officials ask county fairs to beware of bird flu Updated: Jun-02-15 3:01 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The Illinois Department of Agriculture is warning county fair operators to take extra precautions this summer to stop the spread of poultry and livestock diseases.
- Ohio cancels poultry shows at fairs amid bird flu outbreak Updated: Jun-02-15 1:28 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio - All poultry shows at the Ohio State Fair and county fairs across the state have been canceled this year because of the threat of a deadly bird flu virus, the state's agriculture department announced Tuesday.
- Blue Bell OKs deal on listeria with Alabama health officials Updated: Jun-02-15 12:37 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Blue Bell Creameries says it has entered a voluntary agreement with the Alabama Department of Public Health that includes requiring the company to inform the state whenever there is a positive test result for listeria in its products or ingredients.
- Long Beach restaurant shuts down due to norovirus outbreak Updated: Jun-02-15 9:35 am
LOS ANGELES - Authorities say a norovirus outbreak caused an upscale Long Beach restaurant to temporarily shut down.
- Ebola threat isn't deterring retired teacher's school plan Updated: Jun-02-15 9:31 am
MUNCIE, Indiana - Just a couple months after Denise Millben arrived back in the United States from West Africa, Ebola seemed to be everywhere, making headlines in America.
- South Korea reports its first 2 deaths from MERS virus Updated: Jun-02-15 8:51 am
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea on Tuesday confirmed the country's first two deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome as it fights to contain the spread of a virus that has killed hundreds of people in the Middle East.
- University of Kansas student dies from bacterial meningitis Updated: Jun-02-15 7:41 am
LAWRENCE, Kansas - Kansas health officials say a 19-year-old suburban Kansas City student at the University of Kansas has died of complications from a sinus infection, which led to bacterial meningitis.
- Prosecutors: Woman abused elderly client with dementia Updated: Jun-02-15 7:07 am
SALEM, Massachusetts - A woman who worked as a live-in caretaker for a 70-year-old Beverly resident has been charged with abuse.
- PUC commissioner Kristie Fiegen diagnosed with breast cancer Updated: Jun-02-15 6:55 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - South Dakota Public Utilities Commissioner Kristie Fiegen (FEE'-gihn) says she has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
- South Korea reports 2 deaths from MERS Updated: Jun-01-15 11:40 pm
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea on Tuesday confirmed the country's first two deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome as it fights to contain the spread of the virus that has killed hundreds of people in the Middle East.
- Whataburger changes breakfast times, citing egg shortages Updated: Jun-01-15 8:52 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Whataburger says it is limiting its breakfast-serving hours, citing egg shortages due to the Midwest bird flu crisis.
- UN official says Ebola will end in Sierra Leone in weeks Updated: Jun-01-15 7:29 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations' Ebola chief says he believes it's only a matter of weeks before the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone ends.
- Flu found at turkey operations in Hamilton, Calhoun counties Updated: Jun-01-15 6:53 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Two more cases are bird flu have been found at Iowa turkey farms.
- Indiana lifts bird flu quarantine on poultry sites Updated: Jun-01-15 5:58 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana State Board of Animal Health has lifted its quarantine and other restrictions on poultry sites in a northeastern Indiana county following the detection of bird flu there last month.
- Quarantine zones around 2 farms hit with bird flu lifted Updated: Jun-01-15 5:53 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The State Board of Animal Health has lifted quarantines in Dickey and Lamoure counties that it put in place following confirmation of two bird flu outbreaks.
- Vast trove of Medicare data details how billions are spent Updated: Jun-01-15 5:17 pm
WASHINGTON - Joint replacement was the most common hospital procedure that Medicare paid for in 2013, accounting for nearly 450,000 inpatient admissions and $6.6 billion in payments.
- Michigan bans bird shows to prevent spread of avian flu Updated: Jun-01-15 5:11 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan has banned poultry and waterfowl shows at fairs and elsewhere to fight the spread of bird flu.
- Brown County records Minnesota's 103rd bird flu case Updated: Jun-01-15 3:40 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A turkey farm in Brown County of south-central Minnesota has become the latest in the state to fall victim to bird flu.
- 55 staying at homeless shelter get suspected food poisoning Updated: Jun-01-15 2:28 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - More than 50 people staying at a Salt Lake City homeless shelter were taken to hospitals after falling ill with suspected food poisoning, but all except one patient have recovered, officials said Monday.
- Feds say Detroit-area cancer doctor's victims top 550 Updated: Jun-01-15 1:28 pm
DETROIT - More than 500 patients were given unnecessary treatments by a Detroit-area cancer doctor who pleaded guilty to fraud, prosecutors said, putting out the number of victims for the first time.
- Novel government cancer study will test precision medicine Updated: Jun-01-15 12:04 pm
CHICAGO - The federal government is launching a very different kind of cancer study that will assign patients drugs based on what genes drive their tumors rather than the type.