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Thursday, Sep 18, 2014

Health

Caterpillar can harm humans if touched

Caterpillar can harm humans if touched

A common, furry-looking caterpillar species prevalent in Florida in the fall can create uncomfortable stings on humans if touched.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Sweeteners may lead to diabetes, study suggests

Sweeteners may lead to diabetes, study suggests

NEW YORK — Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests a preliminary study done mostly in mice.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Carrasco Ks 12 in 2-hitter, Indians top Astros 2-0

Carrasco Ks 12 in 2-hitter, Indians top Astros 2-0

Carlos Carrasco pitches 2-hitter with 12 Ks as Indians blank Astros 2-0
Updated: 14 hours ago
First lady visits St. Jude Hospital in Memphis

First lady visits St. Jude Hospital in Memphis

First lady Michelle Obama visits patients at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis
Updated: 16 hours ago

Enterovirus 68 confirmed in Minnesota

Case of enterovirus 68 confirmed in Minnesota; can cause severe respiratory illness
Updated: 16 hours ago

Nebraska health insurance cost dispute unresolved

Cost dispute between Nebraska insurer, hospital chain remains unresolved
Updated: 18 hours ago

State no longer insures UNM child cancer claims

State official: No more "sweetheart deal" on insurance for UNM medical malpractice claims
Updated: 18 hours ago
Ex-Raven donates kidney to brother, ex-Steeler

Ex-Raven donates kidney to brother, ex-Steeler

Ex-Baltimore Raven Ma'ake Kemoeatu donates kidney to brother, Chris, an ex-Pittsburgh Steeler
Updated: 19 hours ago

Bachman family proposes pot farm in Cottage Grove

Bachman family members trying to bring medical marijuana farm to Cottage Grove
Updated: 19 hours ago

Experts want restrictions on testosterone drug use

FDA panel recommends scaling back testosterone use in men, citing little evidence of benefit
Updated: 19 hours ago