EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have relaunched their charitable arm, targeting childhood hunger, obesity, fitness and education. The Minnesota Vikings Foundation will replace the Vikings Children's Fund, which has donated almost $12 million to youth-related causes... Updated: 3 hr ago
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A former Dutch justice minister was appointed Wednesday to lead an investigation into the illegal use of a pesticide on laying hens, which sparked a food scare in Europe and beyond and led to the destruction of millions of eggs. According to a... Updated: 3 hr ago
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UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — Els van der Heijden, who has cystic fibrosis, was finding it ever harder to breathe as her lungs filled with thick, sticky mucus. Despite taking more than a dozen pills and inhalers a day, the 53-year-old had to stop working and scale back doing the thing...
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Filling a prescription is no longer the simple errand you run after a doctor visit. With drug prices rising and insurance coverage shrinking, it pays to ask questions and do a little research before handing over your insurance card at the pharmacy counter. Having coverage offers no...
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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Environmentalists went to court Wednesday to demand that the Dutch government take urgent action to improve air quality, arguing that authorities haven't done enough to meet European Union-mandated targets. The summary hearing in The Hague was part of a...
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U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, a Republican, is working on moving the Department of Veterans Affairs away from prescribing "strong" psychotherapeutic medications to veterans. He said the department uses the medications as its "primary method of treating" veterans with mental health...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say mosquitoes capable of transmitting the Zika virus have been found in New Mexico's Socorro County. Officials with the New Mexico Department of Health and New Mexico State University said Tuesday that it's the first time a species of mosquito... Updated: 15 hr ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The hospital system employing two recently fired New Orleans Saints team physicians says its review of the doctors' work yielded no evidence of a "misdiagnosis" or even an unusual diagnosis. The Ochsner Health System review came after the Saints removed orthopedic... Updated: 23 hr ago
Amy B Wang, The Washington PostYesterday
So you looked directly at the sun while trying to watch the solar eclipse. Maybe you didn't read the warnings or couldn't get your hands on a pair of eclipse glasses. Or maybe you did have them but couldn't resist, just for a few seconds, staring straight at the...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Plate umpire Hunter Wendelstedt is being treated for concussion-like symptoms after being struck in the mask. Wendelstedt will not work the remainder of Cleveland's series against the Boston Rex Sox after he was hit flush on the protective mask by Boston reliever Joe...