Health

April 08, 2017 - 3:00 am
QUNEITRA CROSSING, Golan Heights (AP) — Seven wounded Syrians __ two children, four women and a man __ waited in pain for darkness to fall to cross into enemy territory. Under the faint moonlight, Israeli military medical corps quickly whisked the patients across the hostile frontier into armored...
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Chicago Cubs' Jason Heyward (22) and Javier Baez collide while trying to catch a double off the bat of Milwaukee Brewers' Hernan Perez during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 7, 2017, in Milwaukee. Baez left the game after the collision. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
April 08, 2017 - 12:57 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chicago Cubs second baseman Javier Baez left a game Friday night with a left eye contusion after colliding with outfielder Jason Heyward on the anniversary of Kyle Schwarber's major knee injury. The left side of Baez's head appeared to hit Heyward's elbow as both sprinted after a...
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April 07, 2017 - 8:49 am
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — State health officials say six more people died of flu in South Carolina during the last flu season. The Greenville News reports ( http://grnol.co/2ogmgt5 ) that figures from the state Department of Health and Environmental Control show that brings the total numbers of...
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FILE- In this March 31, 2017, photo, Jon Bon Jovi of the band Bon Jovi performs in concert during their "This House Is Not for Sale Tour" at The Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The New Jersey-born rocker decided Thursday, April 6, to postpone this weekend’s concerts as he continues to recover from bronchitis. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)
April 06, 2017 - 8:06 pm
Ailing rock star Jon Bon Jovi has some bad medicine for his fans in New York City: They'll have to wait another week to see his band at Madison Square Garden. The New Jersey-born rocker decided Thursday night to postpone this weekend's concerts as he continues to recover from bronchitis. Tickets...
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U.S. Postal Service releases annual dog attack city rankings
April 06, 2017 - 2:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Booming online retail sales are good news for the U.S. Postal Service, but its carriers are incurring a cost: more dog bites. Dog attacks on postal workers rose last year to 6,755, up 206 from the previous year and the highest in three decades, as internet shopping booms and...
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April 06, 2017 - 2:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Booming online retail sales are good news for the U.S. Postal Service, but its carriers are incurring a cost: more dog bites. Dog attacks on postal workers rose last year to 6,755, up 206 from the previous year and the highest in three decades, as internet shopping booms and...
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa. Attorneys for Frein, charged in the 2014 ambush slaying of Pennsylvania Police Cpl. Bryon Dickson II, are asking a judge on the eve of his trial to throw out his videotaped confession. (Butch Comegys/The Times & Tribune via AP, File)
April 06, 2017 - 11:09 am
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — The trial of an anti-government sharpshooter charged with killing a Pennsylvania police trooper in a 2014 ambush at their barracks is set to resume hours after the suspect was taken to the hospital. Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin tweeted that Eric Frein's trial is...
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April 06, 2017 - 8:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans oppose funding President Donald Trump's wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to poll released Thursday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. The president gets higher marks for efforts to boost defense spending and beef up the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2017, file photo, Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman works against the Pittsburgh Pirates during a spring training baseball game in Dunedin, Fla. Stroman makes his season debut for Toronto on Thursday at Tampa Bay after winning MVP honors with Team USA at the World Baseball Classic last month. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
April 06, 2017 - 2:57 am
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ HEAD START Marcus Stroman makes his season debut for Toronto after winning MVP honors with Team USA at the World Baseball Classic last month. Stroman was 1-1 with a 2.35 ERA in three starts for the United States, including six dominant...
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April 03, 2017 - 8:20 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Ozone season begins April 1 and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has begun issuing daily forecasts for ground-level ozone, the agency announced today. High concentrations of ozone can create breathing problems, especially for children, people with asthma or...
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