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AP News - Jan 01, 2016 1:18 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama's affection for the White House South Lawn has grown just like the sweet potatoes and carrots she plants there.During seven years as first lady, Mrs. Obama has often used her family's temporary backyard as a gras ...more

AP News - Dec 30, 2015 1:23 PM

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Johnny Manziel's season may be over because of a concussion.The Browns starting quarterback is being evaluated for a head injury and could miss Sunday's season finale at home against Pittsburgh.Browns coach Mike Pettine ...more

AP News - Dec 28, 2015 8:58 AM

CHICAGO (AP) — Asthma rates in U.S. children have quieted down after a decades-long increase, a government study found, and researchers are trying to pinpoint reasons that would explain the trend.A possible plateau in childhood obesity rates and ...more

AP News - Dec 25, 2015 2:34 AM

DETROIT (AP) — John Bonamego's first season as Central Michigan's coach was quite a success.Especially considering what he had to deal with off the field.Bonamego announced in June that he had cancer in his left tonsil, but he was able to ...more

AP News - Dec 23, 2015 5:10 PM

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston quarterback Brian Hoyer has turned to acupuncture after suffering his second concussion in a month.Hoyer returned to practice on a limited basis on Wednesday, but remains in the league's protocol after suffering a concussi ...more

AP News - Dec 22, 2015 3:58 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Considering a cholesterol-lowering statin to prevent a heart attack? Deciding who's a good candidate requires calculating more than a simple cholesterol level.A government task force says the popular medications will be of most ...more

AP News - Dec 22, 2015 3:56 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sudden cardiac arrest may not always be so sudden: New research suggests a lot of people may ignore potentially life-saving warning signs hours, days, even a few weeks before they collapse.Cardiac arrest claims about 350,000 U. ...more

AP News - Dec 21, 2015 5:57 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Considering a cholesterol-lowering statin to prevent a heart attack? Deciding who's a good candidate requires calculating more than a simple cholesterol level.A government task force says the popular medications will be of most ...more

AP News - Dec 21, 2015 5:48 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sudden cardiac arrest may not always be so sudden: New research suggests a lot of people may ignore potentially life-saving warning signs hours, days, even a few weeks before they collapse.Cardiac arrest claims about 350,000 U. ...more

AP News - Dec 21, 2015 3:24 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's three-decade-old ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men was formally lifted Monday, but major restrictions will continue to limit who can give blood.The Food and Drug Administration said it is replacing t ...more