- Jury convicts man of poisoning 9 cats in West Salem Updated: Oct-03-15 3:47 pm
SALEM, Oregon - A jury in Polk County has convicted a man of poisoning cats with antifreeze in West Salem.
- 4th grader helps bus driver during asthma attack Updated: Oct-03-15 2:50 pm
MOUNT PLEASANT, Wisconsin - A Racine-area school bus driver says a fourth-grade student saved her life when she had an asthma attack while driving the bus.
- Helping hard-of-hearing students in Dubuque Updated: Oct-03-15 10:43 am
DUBUQUE, Iowa - Drayden Ayers glanced toward his educational interpreter for a moment.
- Ann Romney kicks off tour to promote book about MS Updated: Oct-03-15 10:31 am
SALT LAKE CITY - Ann Romney is going on a national tour to promote her book about living with multiple sclerosis.
- Panhandle Science Cafe topic: Ebola care Updated: Oct-03-15 5:05 am
GERING, Nebraska - Ebola care will be the topic at the Panhandle Science Cafe in Gering later this month.
- Health officials in Lake County encourage flu shots Updated: Oct-03-15 4:01 am
WAUKEGAN, Illinois - The health department in Lake County is urging residents to get their annual flu shots.
- DNR tracks fish kill to dumped egg farm disinfectant Updated: Oct-02-15 5:12 pm
SPENCER, Iowa - State environmental officials say an egg farm in northwest Iowa dumped egg washing liquid onto a cornfield and it flowed into a creek killing 160,000 fish over 18 miles.
- Norovirus outbreak affects hundreds of Nevada kids, teachers Updated: Oct-02-15 5:09 pm
RENO, Nevada - A norovirus outbreak in 11 northern Nevada schools has sickened hundreds of young children and some teachers, officials said.
- FDA expands Merck drug's approval to treat lung cancer Updated: Oct-02-15 4:51 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal health officials on Friday expanded approval of an innovative Merck drug to treat patients with an advanced form of the most common lung cancer.
- General Mills finds listeria in 2nd batch of green beans Updated: Oct-02-15 4:41 pm
NEW YORK - General Mills is recalling 60,000 bags of its Cascadian Farm frozen green beans after one package tested positive for listeria, the second time this year the company has found the bacteria in its green beans.
- Diabetes costs New York's Medicaid system $1.2B annually Updated: Oct-02-15 11:20 am
ALBANY, New York - New York state spent more than $1.2 billion on diabetes-related medical services last year, according to a new report that suggests the costs associated with the chronic disease are likely to impose ever greater burdens on the state.
- Charity bike ride that draws 7,000 canceled because of storm Updated: Oct-02-15 11:12 am
OCEAN CITY, New Jersey - A big charity bike ride across New Jersey has been canceled because of the rainstorm pounding the state.
- Food poisoning sickened guests at Syracuse-area reception Updated: Oct-02-15 9:20 am
SYRACUSE, New York - State health officials say food poisoning caused an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness that sickened about three dozen people attending a wedding reception outside Syracuse two months ago.
- Blue Bell plans to restart Texas ice cream plant in months Updated: Oct-02-15 9:01 am
BRENHAM, Texas - Blue Bell plans to restart its main Texas ice cream-making plant in a few months as sales expand following listeria contamination and cleanup.
- Man to trial on charges he extracted autistic child's teeth Updated: Oct-02-15 8:28 am
NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania - An eastern Pennsylvania man must stand trial on charges he beat and forcibly removed the teeth of his girlfriend's 4-year-old autistic son while babysitting.
- University officials report mumps case at NIU Updated: Oct-02-15 8:13 am
DEKALB, Illinois - County health officials have confirmed that a Northern Illinois University student has mumps
- LSU AgCenter gets $1.25M for project to improve rural health Updated: Oct-02-15 7:53 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The LSU AgCenter and three partners have a two-year, $1.25 million federal grant for research and outreach to reduce obesity and chronic diseases in three rural Louisiana parishes: Madison, St. Helena and Tensas.
- U of Iowa has 60 percent of state's mumps cases, agency says Updated: Oct-02-15 7:21 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa - The bulk of Iowa's jump in mumps cases has been reported at the University of Iowa campus in Iowa City.
- Virginia executes 1st inmate in nearly 3 years Updated: Oct-02-15 5:24 am
JARRATT, Virginia - A convicted serial killer who faced the death penalty in two states became the first inmate to be executed in nearly three years in Virginia.
- Despite bird flu, Minnesota still top turkey producing state Updated: Oct-02-15 5:01 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota has retained its ranking as the nation's top turkey producing state despite this year's bird flu outbreak.
- The Latest: Virginia executes serial killer Updated: Oct-01-15 10:03 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The latest on the scheduled execution of a convicted serial killer in Virginia. All times local:
- Coroner: Slidell man dies from stroke and West Nile Updated: Oct-01-15 6:52 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A 70-year-old Slidell man died Thursday of both a stroke and West Nile virus, the St. Tammany Parish coroner said.
- Illinois medical marijuana applicants trending female, older Updated: Oct-01-15 5:59 pm
CHICAGO - The patient most commonly seeking a doctor's blessing to use medical marijuana in Illinois is an older woman in Cook County with either severe fibromyalgia or cancer, according to data published Thursday in a report to the Legislature.
- Cooling towers blamed for Legionnaires' disease at prison Updated: Oct-01-15 4:56 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Dirty cooling towers were to blame for an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that has sickened dozens of inmates and at least four employees at San Quentin State Prison since late August, according to a report Thursday.
- Bristol-Myers' gets early approval of combo cancer treatment Updated: Oct-01-15 4:38 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - The first combination of breakthrough drugs that boost the immune system to fight cancer has been approved, giving maker Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. an early lead over competitors testing other combos in a pharmaceutical gold rush of sorts.