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  • Indiana calls in CDC to help with HIV outbreak

    Federal experts are being brought in to try to contain a southern Indiana HIV outbreak that has grown to 55 confirmed cases and 13 other preliminary positive cases, the Indiana State Department of Health said Friday. A medical team from the Centers for...
  • One case of 'superbug' reported at USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital

    One case of 'superbug' reported at USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital
    Representatives from USC’s Keck School of Medicine confirmed Thursday that a single superbug case was identified in the intensive-care unit at USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital earlier this week. While no specific details about the identity of the...
  • 3 new influenza deaths bring Oklahoma season total to 101

    A record-breaking flu season has brought Oklahoma's death toll to more than 100, the state Department of Health reported Thursday. Health officials said three new influenza deaths were recorded during the past week, bringing the total to 101. The...
  • States not eager to regulate fertility industry

    WASHINGTON The Utah Legislature took a step last week into territory where state lawmakers rarely tread. It passed a law giving children conceived via sperm donation access to the medical histories of their biological fathers. The law itself stirred no...
  • Report: Blacks, Hispanics doing better but still lag whites

    Despite high-profile concern over issues underscored by the racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, African Americans and Hispanics are faring well in certain areas, including better health care and reductions in violent crime, the latest State of Black...
  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania ___ OUTRAGE AT OKLAHOMA — BUT A SHRUG AT UNIVERSITY PARK? HAS PENN STATE LEARNED NOTHING? The contrasts could not be more striking. Here's what University of Oklahoma President David Boren said when members of...
  • Correction: Blue Bell-Listeriosis story

    In stories on March 13-14 about listeria contamination of some Blue Bell products, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Food and Drug Administration found listeria bacteria in 10 Blue Bell frozen novelty products. Contamination was confirmed...
  • 4 more aid workers flown back to US for Ebola monitoring

    Four more American aid workers arrived back in the United States on Tuesday from West Africa to be monitored for Ebola, health officials said. The latest arrivals bring to 15 the number of aid workers who have returned from Sierra Leone since Friday....
  • NCAA tourney bracket bets hit $9 billion

    NCAA tourney bracket bets hit $9 billion
    An estimated $9 billion will be wagered this week by 40 million Americans filling out their NCAA college basketball tournament brackets, according to the American Gaming Association. That's far more money than the $6.9 billion the U.S. spends on the...
  • Water fluoridation debate reignites in Western Pennsylvania

    Debates come and go, but there's one — the seven-decades-old battle over fluoridating drinking water — that appears to be rekindling in Western Pennsylvania. Officials in Brackenridge were set to remove fluoride from the town's water supply a...
  • Vaccine refusal helped fuel Disneyland measles outbreak, study says

    Vaccine refusal helped fuel Disneyland measles outbreak, study says
    Although epidemiologists have not yet identified the person who brought measles to Disneyland, a new analysis shows that the highly contagious disease has spread to seven states and two other countries thanks to parents who declined to vaccinate their...