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Health officials say ice cream is safe despite some recalls

AP Health News - 1 hour 44 min 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 - 1 hour 44 min 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 - 1 hour 44 min 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 - 1 hour 44 min 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 - 1 hour 44 min 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 - 1 hour 44 min 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 - 1 hour 44 min 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 - 1 hour 44 min 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 - 1 hour 44 min 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 - 1 hour 44 min 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

Warriors complete sweep with 109-98 win over Pelicans

AP Sports News - 1 hour 44 min ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Stephen Curry hit six 3-pointers during a 39-point night, and the Golden State Warriors cruised to 109-98 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday, completing a sweep of their first-round playoff series. 2015-04-25T18:51:00-04:00 2015-04-25T22:51:51-04:00

Lough HR in 10th, Orioles top Red Sox 5-4 to end 5-game skid

AP Sports News - 1 hour 44 min ago
BALTIMORE (AP) — David Lough hit a game-ending homer in the 10th inning to cap a two-run rally against Koji Uehara, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Saturday night to end a five-game losing streak. 2015-04-25T18:34:00-04:00 2015-04-25T22:34:46-04:00

Baseball fans asked to stay at stadium after violent protest

AP Sports News - 1 hour 44 min ago
BALTIMORE (AP) — Fans at the Baltimore Orioles-Boston Red Sox baseball game were briefly asked to stay inside the stadium toward the end of the game after a small group of Freddie Gray protesters became violent. 2015-04-25T18:50:00-04:00 2015-04-25T22:50:35-04:00

Canadian teen Henderson has 1-shot lead in LPGA Tour event

AP Sports News - 1 hour 44 min ago
DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Not old enough to join the LPGA Tour without permission, 17-year-old Brooke Henderson has been good enough for long enough to know about pressure. 2015-04-25T18:25:00-04:00 2015-04-25T22:25:09-04:00

Bayless' layup at buzzer gives Bucks 92-90 win over Bulls

AP Sports News - 1 hour 44 min ago
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jerryd Bayless cut right along the baseline, leaving Derrick Rose a couple of steps behind. 2015-04-25T18:16:00-04:00 2015-04-25T22:16:45-04:00

Compton, Day top leaderboard in rain-plagued Zurich Classic

AP Sports News - 1 hour 44 min ago
AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Erik Compton birdied three of five holes after a nearly six-hour rain delay Saturday, giving the two-time heart transplant recipient a share of the lead with Jason Day early in the third round of the rain-plagued Zurich Classic. 2015-04-25T18:08:00-04:00 2015-04-25T22:08:58-04:00

Nets beat Hawks 91-83, pull within 2-1 in series

AP Sports News - 1 hour 44 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — They were beaten badly in the regular season and were losing by a little in the playoffs. 2015-04-25T15:19:00-04:00 2015-04-25T19:19:17-04:00

The 1st round of NBA playoffs seems way too easy for LeBron

AP Sports News - 1 hour 44 min ago
The first round of the NBA playoffs seems too easy for LeBron James. 2015-04-25T15:00:00-04:00 2015-04-25T19:00:17-04:00

Rain postpones NASCAR race at Richmond until Sunday

AP Sports News - 1 hour 44 min ago
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Weather disrupted NASCAR's top series for a second consecutive week when Saturday night's Sprint Cup Series race was postponed because of persistent rain at Richmond International Raceway. 2015-04-25T14:37:00-04:00 2015-04-25T18:37:54-04:00

7 players from Royals, White Sox punished by MLB for brawl

AP Sports News - 1 hour 44 min ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox each lost Saturday without playing a game. 2015-04-25T16:00:00-04:00 2015-04-25T20:00:53-04:00


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