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  • Kissimmee worker who banned HIV-positive player from game resigns

    Kissimmee worker who banned HIV-positive player from game resigns
    The city of Kissimmee Parks and Recreation employee who told a St. Cloud man that he could no longer play basketball for the league because he was HIV positive has resigned, city officials said Thursday. The employee, whom the city identified as Dale...
  • Combat vets battle an enemy within: Addiction

    PHILADELPHIA The first time Pearson Crosby went to the methadone clinic at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center in early 2013, he asked his father to go with him. But couldn't tell him why. Crosby, who played varsity basketball at Council Rock High School...
  • Reports of e-cigarette injury jump amid rising popularity, U.S. data show

    Reports of e-cigarette injury jump amid rising popularity, U.S. data show
    Complaints of injury linked to e-cigarettes, from burns and nicotine toxicity to respiratory and cardiovascular problems, have jumped over the past year as the devices become more popular, the most recent U.S. data show. Between March 2013 and March...
  • Less-schooled whites lose longevity, study finds

    ATLANTA Barbara Gentry slowly shifts her heavy frame out of a chair and uses a walker to move the dozen feet to a chair not far from the pool table at the Buford Senior Center. Her hair is white and a cough sometimes interrupts her speech, but she says...
  • New teaser for 'The Strain' is an eyeful

    New teaser for 'The Strain' is an eyeful
    Cover your eyes, "The Strain" is coming. The latest teaser from FX's upcoming horror series gives viewers an eyeful of creepiness. "The Strain," whose ensemble cast includes Corey Stoll, Regina King, Mia Maestro and Sean Astin, will premiere on FX in...
  • Eggs 101

    NUTRITION: Recent USDA studies give eggs a better nutritional profile than a decade ago. With about 70 calories, a large egg contains 187 mg of cholesterol, about 14 percent lower than previously measured. Eggs are rich in vitamin D (41 IU per egg) and...
  • Autism Treatment For Under-Threes Is Key, But Diagnosis Is Tough

    Most children with autism are well past their fourth birthday by the time they're diagnosed with the condition, according to new government data. Their parents and teachers may have raised red flags earlier, but it takes months or years to confirm...
  • Lawmakers seek regulation of e-cigarette liquids

    Lawmakers seek regulation of e-cigarette liquids
    Amid mounting safety concerns about accidental nicotine exposure, state representatives have decided they aren't going to wait for federal regulation of electronic cigarettes to push childproofing legislation forward. About five months ago, the U.S....
  • Cruise departs despite apprehension over viral outbreak

    Cruise departs despite apprehension over viral outbreak
    Passengers boarding the Grandeur of the Seas arrived Saturday at the port of Baltimore carrying their luggage, hopes for a relaxing vacation and, in some cases, extra vitamins to ward off illnesses that have plagued the ship's last two voyages. "We're...
  • Baltimore-based cruise ship set to depart tonight despite viral outbreak

    Baltimore-based cruise ship set to depart tonight despite viral outbreak
    For the second time in two weeks, a Baltimore-based cruise ship is dealing with an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness. The Grandeur of the Seas, a Royal Caribbean ship, has reported nearly 100 passengers on a seven-day cruise that departed April 5...
  • Pool rules save lives

    Pool rules save lives
    In a month's time, two pairs of 2-year-old siblings from different households found their way, like kids do, to a nearby unguarded pool. Three died. "That this has happened again, with 2-year-old twins, is tragic, eerie, awful," Sunrise Police Officer...