Young adults told to watch for colon cancer signs as cases increase

Young adults told to watch for colon cancer signs as cases increase

The cause, or causes, of the increase have eluded scientists.

Rest is best, but other treatments are available for plantar fasciitis

March 23
Rest is best, but other treatments are available for plantar fasciitis
Stretches, orthotic inserts and shots can also help.

High-intensity interval training can slow aging, Mayo study finds

March 24
High-intensity interval training can slow aging, Mayo study finds
National
4:40pm

ACLU fights against warrantless searches of drug database

The American Civil Liberties Union and Utah state officials are arguing that a judge's recommendation to allow the Drug Enforcement Administration to do warrantless searches of a prescription drug database violates people's privacy rights, the ACLU said Monday.
Books
1:50pm

Review: Virus fears fuel chilling 'Before This is Over'

"Before This is Over" (Little, Brown and Co.), by Amanda HickieAuthor Amanda Hickie was living in Canada when severe acute respiratory syndrome — SARS —…
Variety
1:05pm

Woman guilty of smuggling woman for surrogacy, forced labor

Federal prosecutors say a northeast Florida woman has pleaded guilty to smuggling a Mexican woman into the U.S. as a pregnancy surrogate and instead forced her into domestic labor through abuse.
National
12:55pm

Bird flu found in chicken flock at northwest Georgia farm

About 18,000 chickens were destroyed at a northwest Georgia poultry farm after tests confirmed avian influenza in the flock, the first time the disease has been detected in commercial birds in the state, authorities said Monday.
Variety
12:25pm

Florida officials: Aggressive efforts to stop Zika continue

Florida officials say they're continuing aggressive efforts to stop the spread of the Zika virus.
Movies
11:30am

Review: Aimee Mann offers delicate takes on 'Mental Illness'

Aimee Mann, "Mental Illness" (SuperEgo Records)Aimee Mann plays to an illusory type on "Mental Illness," a serene album of delicate, mournful songs with characters walking…
Variety
10:15am

Kansas man donates 32 gallons of blood over 64 years

An 87-year-old Kansas man who has donated 32 gallons of blood over more than six decades credits his father for his award-winning generosity.
National
March 26
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Illinois considers legalizing marijuana for a fiscal boost

Marijuana advocates are trying to lay the groundwork for Illinois to become the first state in the Midwest and the ninth nationwide to legalize recreational pot, arguing the move will help solve the state's notorious budget crisis.
TV & Media
March 26

Antidepressant dose doubled before girl streamed her suicide

A month before a South Florida foster child live-streamed her suicide on Facebook Live, a doctor doubled her dosage of an antidepressant.
Variety
March 26

Police seek poisoner of dogs in western Wisconsin

Police in a western Wisconsin town are trying to find whoever is making dogs sick.
Variety
March 26

Seattle plant failure dumps millions of gallons of sewage

Millions of gallons of raw sewage and untreated runoff have poured into the United States' second-largest estuary since a massive sewage treatment plant experienced equipment failures that forced it to stop fully treating Seattle's waste.
Variety
March 26

Medical pot bill in S. Carolina bolstered by conservatives

South Carolina Rep. Eric Bedingfield once shunned all marijuana use, but when his eldest son's six-year struggle with opioid addiction ended with his overdose a year ago, the conservative Republican co-sponsored medical cannabis legislation.
Variety
March 25

Report: University leader got fitness freebies

The outgoing leader of the University of California's Berkeley campus improperly accepted free benefits, mostly related to personal fitness, an investigation found.
National
March 25

Utah's governor signs abortion-halting legislation

Utah's governor signed legislation on Saturday that would require doctors to inform women that medication-induced abortions can be halted after taking just one of two pills, despite doctors' groups saying there is little evidence to back up that idea.
West Metro
March 25

Hennepin County readies for $13 million child protection overhaul

A year after stepping into the county's top human services role, Jennifer DeCubellis is leading the most dramatic reform of the child protection system in Minnesota.
National
March 25

Colorado weighs strategy for guarding against pot crackdown

Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a potential federal crackdown, even at the expense of hundreds of millions of dollars in tax collections.
Variety
March 25

Correction: Mayo Expansion story

In a story March 24 about public funding of a medical center expansion in Rochester, The Associated Press erroneously reported the recipient of $585 million in public funds. The money is going to public infrastructure for the Destination Medical Center project, not to Mayo Clinic.
National
March 25

Now what? Options for consumers as health law drama fades

As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next…
National
March 25

Court to hear case of student brain damaged after China trip

The Connecticut Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case involving a private boarding school student who contracted a tick-borne disease during a school trip to China and was left brain-damaged.
Variety
March 25

Thousands going to Dane County ERs for dental problems

Dane County is seeing mixed results in its efforts to reduce reliance on people going to hospital emergency rooms for dental problems, a new report shows.