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Health officials say ice cream is safe despite some recalls

AP Health News - 54 min 9 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials say ice cream is still safe to eat — even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections. 2015-04-24T23:13:00-04:00 2015-04-25T03:13:18-04:00

Washington gov. signs overhaul of medical marijuana market

AP Health News - 54 min 9 sec ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Nearly two decades after voters passed a medical marijuana law that often left police, prosecutors and even patients confused about what was allowed, Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Friday attempting to clean up that largely unregulated system and harmonize it with Washington's new market for recreational pot. 2015-04-24T16:08:00-04:00 2015-04-24T20:08:55-04:00

Hawaii poised to become 1st state to raise smoking age to 21

AP Health News - 54 min 9 sec ago
HONOLULU (AP) — A bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 cleared the Legislature on Friday and is headed to the governor. 2015-04-24T18:49:00-04:00 2015-04-24T22:49:46-04:00

Ohio officials closer to finding source of deadly botulism

AP Health News - 54 min 9 sec ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say they are closer to finding the source of botulism that killed one person and sickened many more after a church picnic in central Ohio last weekend. 2015-04-24T13:13:00-04:00 2015-04-24T17:13:29-04:00

Indiana HIV outbreak, hepatitis C epidemic sparks CDC alert

AP Health News - 54 min 9 sec ago
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana county is experiencing nearly daily increases in new HIV infections tied to intravenous drug use, and health officials hope the situation prompts other states to closely track their hepatitis C and HIV rates to identify potential clusters of the diseases. 2015-04-24T11:55:00-04:00 2015-04-24T15:55:32-04:00

Q&A: What's listeria and how is it traced to ice cream?

AP Health News - 54 min 9 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — New technologies account for one way that the government is tracking a life-threatening outbreak of listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products. 2015-04-22T23:15:00-04:00 2015-04-23T03:15:42-04:00

VA pledges broad review of claims processing

AP Health News - 54 min 9 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs said Wednesday it has launched a top-down review of its handling of disability claims and pledged to punish those who falsify data as pressure mounted on Capitol Hill for personnel changes amid mismanagement investigations in Philadelphia and other VA facilities. 2015-04-22T15:12:00-04:00 2015-04-22T19:12:06-04:00

CDC using new technology to track listeria Illnesses

AP Health News - 54 min 9 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is relying on some new technology — as well as a bit of luck — to track an outbreak of life-threatening listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products. 2015-04-22T14:19:00-04:00 2015-04-22T18:19:20-04:00

Worried sick over canine flu? Tips to help protect your pup

AP Health News - 54 min 9 sec ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An outbreak of canine flu has sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the Midwest, killing a handful and stirring concern among animal lovers nationwide that the highly contagious virus will sideline their pets. 2015-04-22T06:51:00-04:00 2015-04-22T10:51:01-04:00

Q&A: What is listeria? Bacteria found in Blue Bell ice cream

AP Health News - 54 min 9 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Blue Bell Creameries is pulling all of its products off the shelves after samples of its ice cream tested positive for a potentially deadly bacteria — listeria. 2015-04-21T13:27:00-04:00 2015-04-21T17:27:07-04:00

LEADING OFF: Harvey Day in the Bronx, Hudson at Coors Field

AP Sports News - 54 min 29 sec ago
A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: 2015-04-24T22:42:00-04:00 2015-04-25T02:42:48-04:00

Rangers head to 2nd round, await Capitals or Islanders

AP Sports News - 54 min 29 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers aren't accustomed to this. 2015-04-24T22:45:00-04:00 2015-04-25T02:45:20-04:00

Mystery abounds when it comes to 'neuroscouting' in baseball

AP Sports News - 54 min 29 sec ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Baseball's most compelling video game is not offered in any store. Exactly how many people are playing is unclear. When it comes to the sticker price, no one wants to talk about it. 2015-04-25T01:47:00-04:00 2015-04-25T05:47:36-04:00

After working OT in NBA playoffs, Curry, Rose can earn rest

AP Sports News - 54 min 29 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) — If Stephen Curry and Derrick Rose are tired after working overtime, now is the chance to earn some rest. 2015-04-24T22:43:00-04:00 2015-04-25T02:43:57-04:00

Leonard leads Spurs to 100-73 win over Spurs and 2-1 lead

AP Sports News - 54 min 29 sec ago
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard has a passion for playing defense, but the San Antonio Spurs forward does not want to be regarded a one-dimensional player. 2015-04-24T21:27:00-04:00 2015-04-25T01:27:49-04:00

Pierce, Wall get Wiz past Raptors 106-99 for 3-0 series lead

AP Sports News - 54 min 29 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — After hitting a 3-pointer to double the Washington Wizards' lead with 16.3 seconds left, Paul Pierce turned to the stands with arms aloft, nodded and yelled, "That's why I'm here!" 2015-04-24T20:32:00-04:00 2015-04-25T00:32:33-04:00

Wild beat Blues 4-1 behind Dubnyk, take 3-2 series lead

AP Sports News - 54 min 29 sec ago
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Devan Dubnyk forgot all about that six-goal embarrassment. 2015-04-24T21:21:00-04:00 2015-04-25T01:21:03-04:00

Harden, Howard lead Rockets to 130-128 win, 3-0 lead on Mavs

AP Sports News - 54 min 29 sec ago
DALLAS (AP) — James Harden deferred to Dwight Howard and his role players when Houston swept two games at home to open a first-round series against Dallas. 2015-04-24T19:29:00-04:00 2015-04-24T23:29:35-04:00

Teixeira, Pineda help Yanks end Mets' 11-game win streak

AP Sports News - 54 min 29 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) — On a night that felt more like October than late April, Michael Pineda gave the Yankees an impressive performance in a matchup all of New York could get behind in the World Series. 2015-04-24T19:07:00-04:00 2015-04-24T23:07:32-04:00

Big fight is not Hagler-Hearns, so don't expect a knockout

AP Sports News - 54 min 29 sec ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tommy Hearns understood what was expected from him the night 30 years ago when he stepped into the ring to face Marvin Hagler for the middleweight title. 2015-04-24T13:30:00-04:00 2015-04-24T17:30:10-04:00


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