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Ex-Union Carbide chief Anderson dead at 92

AP Health News - 2 hours 5 min ago
MIAMI (AP) — Warren M. Anderson, who headed Union Carbide Corp. when a chemical leak killed thousands of people in Bhopal, India, in 1984, has died in Florida at 92. 2014-10-31T13:40:00-04:00 2014-10-31T17:40:27-04:00

Judge rejects attempt to isolate nurse

AP Health News - 2 hours 5 min ago
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in the nation's biggest court case yet over how to balance personal liberty, public safety and fear of Ebola. 2014-10-31T13:52:00-04:00 2014-10-31T17:52:07-04:00

Medicare paid for meds after patients were dead

AP Health News - 2 hours 5 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it drugs for the departed: A quirky bureaucratic rule led Medicare's prescription drug program to pay for costly medications even after the patients were dead. 2014-10-31T09:34:00-04:00 2014-10-31T13:34:12-04:00

Africans worst responders in Ebola crisis

AP Health News - 2 hours 5 min ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The head of Africa's continental body did not get to an Ebola-hit country until last week — months after alarm bells first rang and nearly 5,000 deaths later. 2014-10-31T07:54:00-04:00 2014-10-31T11:54:07-04:00

Soldier or civilian, Ebola protocols not the same

AP Health News - 2 hours 5 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. soldier returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa would have to spend 21 days being monitored, isolated in a military facility away from family and the broader population. A returning civilian doctor or nurse who directly treated Ebola patients? Depends. 2014-10-31T01:26:00-04:00 2014-10-31T05:26:24-04:00

A look at Ebola guidelines in some states

AP Health News - 2 hours 5 min ago
States have broad authority to quarantine people to prevent the spread of disease, and several are exercising that right to go beyond the safety recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control for containing the deadly Ebola virus. 2014-10-30T23:29:00-04:00 2014-10-31T03:29:19-04:00

Lawsuit: Surgical gowns let diseases pass through

AP Health News - 2 hours 5 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A $500 million lawsuit against Kimberly-Clark Corp. alleges the company falsely claimed its surgical gowns protected against Ebola and other infectious diseases. 2014-10-30T19:22:00-04:00 2014-10-30T23:22:38-04:00

Ebola case highlights work of NYC disease sleuths

AP Health News - 2 hours 5 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's disease detectives were off and running the moment the call came in from a doctor who suspected he had Ebola. 2014-10-30T12:20:00-04:00 2014-10-30T16:20:48-04:00

FTC accuses Gerber of false claim on baby formula

AP Health News - 2 hours 5 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Baby-food maker Gerber is being accused by the government of claiming falsely that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children. 2014-10-30T11:40:00-04:00 2014-10-30T15:40:58-04:00

Fearing Ebola? Doctors say get a flu shot

AP Health News - 2 hours 5 min ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Fever? Headache? Muscle aches? Forget about Ebola — chances are astronomically higher that you have the flu or some other common bug. 2014-10-30T07:24:00-04:00 2014-10-30T11:24:40-04:00

Cubs hire Maddon as manager, fire Renteria

AP Sports News - 2 hours 6 min ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Right after Joe Maddon opted out of his contract with Tampa Bay, the Chicago Cubs were mentioned as a possible landing spot for one of baseball's best managers. 2014-10-31T13:50:00-04:00 2014-10-31T17:50:18-04:00

Orange fever reins again at Giants victory parade

AP Sports News - 2 hours 6 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco became the Valley of the Giants for the third time in five years Friday as tens of thousands of people lined the streets for a confetti and rain-soaked parade honoring the city's World Series champions. 2014-10-31T14:08:00-04:00 2014-10-31T18:08:45-04:00

Bronx resident Deba seeks to win NYC Marathon

AP Sports News - 2 hours 6 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The last time a New Yorker won the city's namesake marathon, the race didn't even go through the Bronx. 2014-10-31T14:54:00-04:00 2014-10-31T18:54:21-04:00

Column: Seminoles a team everyone loves to hate

AP Sports News - 2 hours 6 min ago
Admit it. You're rooting against Florida State. 2014-10-31T14:29:00-04:00 2014-10-31T18:29:03-04:00

Vikings' Robison has had a pain in the butt

AP Sports News - 2 hours 6 min ago
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Brian Robison has had quite the pain in the butt. 2014-10-31T11:43:00-04:00 2014-10-31T15:43:17-04:00

Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon resigns

AP Sports News - 2 hours 6 min ago
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Dave Brandon took over Michigan's athletic department four years ago with so many of the right qualifications: success as a businessman, experience as a university regent — and he'd played football for Bo Schembechler, too. 2014-10-31T14:06:00-04:00 2014-10-31T18:06:45-04:00

Judge suggests it's OK for Redskins to sue Indians

AP Sports News - 2 hours 6 min ago
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge seems to think Native Americans offended by the Washington Redskins team name are properly being sued by the NFL franchise. 2014-10-31T11:51:00-04:00 2014-10-31T15:51:37-04:00

RG3 can't wait to get started again

AP Sports News - 2 hours 6 min ago
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — After six-plus games on the sideline, Robert Griffin III is back as the quarterback of the Washington Redskins. 2014-10-31T11:26:00-04:00 2014-10-31T15:26:52-04:00

Kentucky earns No. 1 nod in AP preseason poll

AP Sports News - 2 hours 6 min ago
The story seems to be the same every season at Kentucky: Lose star players to the NBA, replace them with another group of one-and-doners, compete for a national championship. 2014-10-31T08:50:00-04:00 2014-10-31T12:50:06-04:00

In the Nevada desert, a team elevates a town

AP Sports News - 2 hours 6 min ago
ALAMO, Nev. (AP) — Life follows a familiar pattern in this impossibly green valley straddling a two-lane highway in the middle of the Nevada desert. 2014-10-31T00:35:00-04:00 2014-10-31T04:35:22-04:00


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