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EDS NOTE: Ben Utecht was a standout tight end for the University of Minnesota who played in the NFL for six years, becoming a starter and winning a Super Bowl with the Indianapolis Colts in 2006. He retired in 2009 due to multiple concussions and memor ...more

AP News - 11 hours ago

LONDON (AP) — Describing the latest doping allegations leveled against track and field as a "declaration of war," Sebastian Coe rushed to the defense of the IAAF's drug-testing system Tuesday and said it was time to "come out fighting" to protect the r ...more

AP News - 13 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials laid out extra safety measures that hospitals can take to clean specialized medical scopes that have been linked to sometimes deadly bacterial outbreaks across the U.S.However, Food and Drug Administrat ...more

AP News - 18 hours ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 1941 film "The Wolf Man" presents Larry Talbot's transformation from man to wolf as a form of schizophrenia. So little was known about mental illnesses then, the explanation may have seemed plausible.Hollywood has come a l ...more

AP News - Aug 03, 2015 6:09 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government task force says more research is needed to determine if toddlers should be screened for autism even if check-ups or parents haven't spotted developmental problems — despite guidelines from other health groups that urge su ...more

AP News - Aug 03, 2015 7:22 AM

PARIS (AP) — With his federation embattled by widespread doping allegations that could lead to a reshuffle of Olympic and world championship podiums for more than a decade, IAAF president Lamine Diack defended his organization's anti-doping record and ...more

AP News - Aug 03, 2015 3:09 AM

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The IOC will take action against any Olympic athletes if they are found guilty of the latest doping allegations rocking the sport of track and field, IOC President Thomas Bach said Monday.Bach said it is up to the W ...more

AP News - Aug 03, 2015 12:53 AM

CHICAGO (AP) — Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it may signal emotional troubles that should be checked out.Preschool-aged children who are e ...more

AP News - Jul 30, 2015 2:50 AM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Willis walked away first with a nagging toe injury that kept him from being the dominant All-Pro linebacker of his prime.Then his heir apparent and San Francisco teammate Chris Borland followed with his own stu ...more

AP News - Jul 29, 2015 5:09 PM

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — There was a moment in the early stages of chemotherapy when Eric Berry was having breakfast with his father, and the enormity of what faced him was so great that he broke down and cried.For 30 minutes, one of the toughest ...more