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FILE – This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss, an Ohio State University team doctor employed by the school from 1978 until his 1998 retirement. The executive director of the State Medical Board of Ohio says it has fast-tracked investigations related to whether licensees failed to report concerns about Ohio State University team doctor Richard Strauss decades earlier. (Ohio State University via AP, File)

Ohio State doctor abuse investigation, suits have cost $9.8M

Jan. 18, 2020 6:29 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The investigation and related lawsuits about alleged sexual abuse decades ago by an Ohio State University team doctor have cost nearly $10 million so far, according to the school. The total was about $9.8 million as of December, school spokesman Benjamin Johnson said by email. ...

4 dead in house fire in northeastern Wisconsin

Jan. 17, 2020 2:49 PM EST

OCONTO, Wis. (AP) — A house fire in northeastern Wisconsin has killed four people, authorities said Friday. Firefighters were called to the house in Oconto just before 3 a.m. Friday. Emergency crews arrived to find the house engulfed in flames. Crews were not able go inside until several hours later...

FILE – This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss, an Ohio State University team doctor employed by the school from 1978 until his 1998 retirement. The executive director of the State Medical Board of Ohio says it has fast-tracked investigations related to whether licensees failed to report concerns about Ohio State University team doctor Richard Strauss decades earlier. (Ohio State University via AP, File)

Board reviews whether others failed to report accused doctor

Jan. 16, 2020 6:30 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Medical Board of Ohio fast-tracked investigations related to whether current licensees failed to report concerns about the Ohio State University team doctor now accused of sexually abusing young men decades ago, the board's director said Thursday. Executive Director...

This undated photo provided by the Utah Department of Health shows condoms. The state of Utah is trying something new to fight HIV infections: handing out condoms with cheeky plays on state pride. (Utah Department of Health, via AP)

Utah gov. stops distribution of condoms with cheeky slogans

Jan. 15, 2020 9:15 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert ordered state health officials Wednesday to stop distributing condoms with cheeky plays on state pride that were branded as part of an HIV awareness campaign. The governor's office released a statement Wednesday evening saying he understands the importance of...

Hastings boy dies in skiing accident

Jan. 15, 2020 11:58 AM EST

HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — A 12-year-old boy from Hastings has died of injuries suffered in a skiing accident. Administrators at Tegan Johnson's middle school say he sustained “non-survivable injuries”in the accident Sunday. Tegan was pronounced dead at Gillette Children's Hospital in St. Paul...

Wisconsin school counselor accused of hidden bathroom taping

Jan. 13, 2020 7:10 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A Green Bay high school counselor was charged Monday with secretly videotaping 15 people in a school bathroom, including one student. Todd Naze, 54, appeared in court, where his $50,000 bond was continued. According to the complaint, Naze set up an iPod in the staff bathroom at...

Georgia student passes out, dies en route to hospital

Jan. 9, 2020 7:05 PM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia high school student died Thursday after passing out at school. The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System confirms a Woodville-Tompkins Institute student died on the way to the hospital. School Board Director of Communications Stacy Jennings said it happened about 9...

New task force to recommend college mental health policies

Jan. 5, 2020 3:15 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut task force has been charged with recommending a statewide policy for mental health services offered for college students across the state. The group was created by the General Assembly during the 2019 legislative session. Task force members, who include mental health...

School clinic offers health and dental services in Meridian

Jan. 1, 2020 11:01 AM EST

MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — A new clinic on a school campus is providing health care for students, teachers and others in east Mississippi. The clinic was unveiled Dec. 11 at Carver Middle school in Meridian. It is open to students, faculty and the community, the Meridian Star reported. The clinic is the...

University of Connecticut identifies three cases of mumps

Dec. 27, 2019 4:15 PM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Health officials at the University of Connecticut said Friday they've identified three cases of mumps in students enrolled in the fall 2019 semester and attending classes on the main campus in Storrs. In a message sent to employees and students, the UConn Student Health and Wellness...