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Guardians' Ramírez hurts shin vs Reds, undergoing X-rays

May. 19, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Guardians star third baseman José Ramírez will undergo X-rays and other tests on his right shin after being injured during an at-bat in Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds. Ramírez collapsed in pain after fouling a ball off his shin in the...

US health secretary tests positive for COVID-19 during visit to Germany

May. 18, 2022 15:46 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — US health secretary tests positive for COVID-19 during visit to Germany.

Saudi king admitted to hospital for colonoscopy

May. 08, 2022 11:56 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s octogenarian monarch underwent a colonoscopy on Sunday, state-run media reported, just weeks after he had the battery of his pacemaker changed. The report in the official Saudi Press Agency first said only that King Salman, 86,...

Formula One star Lewis Hamilton blasts piercings crackdown

May. 06, 2022 17:50 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Seven-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton protested the FIA's crackdown on body piercings Friday by showing up at the Miami Grand Prix wearing every piece of jewelry he could fit on his body and suggesting he was willing to sit out races over the issue. ...

Bill adding exception to NH abortion ban headed to governor

Apr. 21, 2022 18:03 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A bill adding an exception to New Hampshire’s new abortion ban for cases in which the fetus has been diagnosed with “abnormalities incompatible with life” is heading to the desk of Gov. Chris Sununu, who has said he will sign it. Since Jan. 1, New...

Abortion training under threat for med students, residents

Apr. 18, 2022 09:39 AM EDT

Browse any medical dictionary, and before hitting appendectomy and anesthesia, you’ll find abortion. The first two procedures are part of standard physician education. But for many U.S. medical school students and residents who want to learn about abortions, options are scarce. ...

Can cancer blood tests live up to promise of saving lives?

Apr. 15, 2022 10:49 AM EDT

Joyce Ares had just turned 74 and was feeling fine when she agreed to give a blood sample for research. So she was surprised when the screening test came back positive for signs of cancer. After a repeat blood test, a PET scan and a needle biopsy, she was diagnosed with Hodgkin...

Johnson prepared to race at Long Beach with broken hand

Apr. 09, 2022 14:15 PM EDT

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson pulled one glove over the carbon fiber splint built specifically for his broken right hand. A piece of tape around two fingers outside of the glove was to prevent him from using his pinky — the digit closest to the fracture — as he drove his car around...

US airport security screening to become more gender-neutral

Apr. 05, 2022 10:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. airport security procedures will become more gender-neutral, with changes to scanners used for screening and the use of an “X” for travelers going through Precheck who do not identify as male or female, the Biden administration said Thursday. ...

New Hampshire House OK's exception to new abortion ban

Mar. 31, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire House approved Thursday amending the state’s new abortion ban to add an exception for fatal fetal anomalies. Since Jan. 1, New Hampshire has outlawed abortion after 24 weeks gestation, with exceptions only for pregnancies that threaten the...