Health & Lifestyles

Health officials now confirm 11 cases of measles in Arizona

An outbreak of measles that began with an inmate at a federal detention center for immigrants in central Arizona has now grown to 11 confirmed cases
Updated: 6 hours ago

Pau Gasol considering skipping Olympics because of Zika

Pau Gasol says he is considering not playing at the Olympics because of the Zika virus
Updated: 7 hours ago

Romania charges 77 doctors in bribery case

Romanian prosecutors say they have charged dozens of doctors with taking bribes after a pharmaceutical company paid for vacations for them in exchange for promoting anti-cancer medicine to patients
Updated: 10 hours ago

Poachers in Zimbabwe use cyanide to kill 5 elephants

Zimbabwean officials say poachers killed 5 elephants by poisoning them with cyanide
Updated: 11 hours ago

It's raining men! Sweden sees historic gender balance shift

Sweden is experiencing a shift in the gender balance that has caught the country by surprise: For the first time since record-keeping began in 1749, there are now more men than women in the population
Updated: 11 hours ago

Rehabilitation agency says budget cuts will trim services

Another arm of Mississippi government says that state budget cuts beginning July 1 are likely to cause service reductions
Updated: 12 hours ago

Texas trying revamped sex offender treatment program

Many of Texas' most violent sex offenders have been housed for months in a former prison in rural West Texas, and the head of the state agency that oversees the overhauled program believes it will lead to successful rehabilitations
Updated: 12 hours ago

Guarding against deadly blows to the chest in kids' sports

Performance standard is proposed for chest protectors to head off cardiac arrest from a sharp blow as in kids' sports
Published: 05/30/16

Military veteran finds a mission nursing fellow vets at VA

Tom Alligood knows all about the bad press that suggests the nation isn't properly caring for its veterans
Published: 05/30/16

Child's life remembered in song, prayer, laughter and tears

A 10-year-old Hilton Head Island boy died April 27 of complications related to leukemia
Published: 05/30/16