San Francisco's pristine tap water from mountain runoff in the Sierra Nevada soon may be a little less pure. … Click to Continue »
Gov. Bobby Jindal's decision not to replace the fired head of his Office of Elderly Affairs for nearly three years has lessened the effectiveness of the agency's mission to help the elderly, according to an audit released Monday.
A Missouri lawmaker is continuing to push for a prescription medication database despite several previous failed attempts. … Click to Continue »
This holiday should be a time of remembering and rejoicing, remembering all the good things God has given us, and rejoicing in them. … Click to Continue »
A northwest Iowa man accused of sexually abusing his wife and forcing her to terminate pregnancies has pleaded not guilty to charges. … Click to Continue »
Merck & Co., one of the world's top developers and sellers of vaccines, has entered a partnership with a small drug developer to research and manufacture a potential Ebola vaccine now in initial patient testing.
Individual insurance sign-ups under Colorado's health care exchange are running ahead of the pace from a year ago, when the marketplace opened for the first time, state officials announced Monday.
The new Samaritan Sports Medicine Center opens next Monday on the Oregon State University campus. … Click to Continue »
The Oklahoma City Zoo says an elephant that has been pregnant for nearly two years is close to her delivery date. … Click to Continue »
U.S. regulators have strengthened their warning against use of a once-popular device for gynecologic surgery that can spread unsuspected cancer, saying its risk is only justified in a fraction of patients.
Florida health officials say two children have died from the flu. … Click to Continue »
Three teens who admitted to dumping urine, tobacco and spit on a 15-year-old autistic classmate during an ice bucket prank have been ordered to do community service and write apology letters to the victim and his family.
My neighbor won’t keep her hands off the vegetables I grow in my garden. What should I do? … Click to Continue »
I am a widow who has been seeing a widower for more than a year. We are planning on being married soon. We are both in our 80s and do not wish to live together without being married.
Two Northern Panhandle hospitals are collaborating on a new specialty care clinic. … Click to Continue »
A northern New Jersey man who defrauded an elderly woman of roughly $279,000 while she was hospitalized for cancer treatment is now headed to prison. … Click to Continue »
The University of Wyoming's Doctor of Nursing Practice Program has earned full accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. … Click to Continue »
At age 93, Dr. Lowell Gess doesn't show a bit of hesitation about his upcoming journey to Africa, where the retired ophthalmologist from of Alexandria plans to do whatever he can to help combat the Ebola outbreak — despite federal warnings against non-essential travel to the county.
Giving the gift of home decor can be a bit of a gamble. Do you base your gift choice on your hostess' known love of garden gnomes? Or her devotion to home brewing?
Christy was an energetic 3-year-old. She was playful and a little mischievous. She giggled and pulled anyone she could into tea parties. She loved going to Target, which she called "Targen," and if her mom drove by it, she'd say, "There's Targen ...
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vetoed legislation intended to clear what one lawmaker said in June was a waiting list of 12,000 disabled individuals who needed services or housing. … Click to Continue »
Washington State University is asking students to make sure their measles, mumps and rubella vaccinations are up to date before they return from the Thanksgiving break. … Click to Continue »
Dubai, the emirate known for its celebration of over-the-top glamour and luxury, is racing ahead to dominate the Middle East's plastic surgery market with plans to attract half a million medical tourists in six years.
Make the "kids' table" extra fun this year with these Thanksgiving-themed treats. The healthy Veggie Turkeys also make a great snack to share. … Click to Continue »
Passport Health Plan says it will open a new office in eastern Kentucky by early next year that will employ about 40 people. … Click to Continue »
A man who broke both legs when he fell into a northwestern New Mexico ravine crawled out onto a highway nearly three days later and was helped by a driver, authorities said.
Raw sprouts are linked to dozens of cases of food poisoning — again. … Click to Continue »
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: … Click to Continue »
The latest personal fitness gadgets will help you smash your personal record, break you out of your fitness rut and persuade you to get sweaty. … Click to Continue »
Make any outfit party-perfect with our no-sew embellished collars. First, download a collar template from familyfunmag.com/printables. Cut the shape from felt and trim the edge with pinking shears, if you like.