Rams defensive tackle Ryan back after suffering from migraines

Ryan returns to practice for Rams

ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Rams defensive tackle Clifton Ryan returned to practice Friday, the latest step in recovering from migraine headaches that kept him out of two games.

Dantonio returns for Spartans vs Wolverines in undefeated Big Ten showdown

Wolverines vs Spartans in undefeated showdown

Undefeated Spartans and undefeated Wolverines drawing interest from beyond the state borders

Michigan St-Michigan game isn’t provincial this yr

Michigan State guard Russell Byrd expected to have surgery on stress fracture in left foot

Michigan St. guard Byrd likely needs foot surgery

Rufus is most decorated bull terrier in history, now one of busiest therapy dogs in country

5 years after triple crown, Rufus in high demand

Pa. congresswoman’s camp wants plug pulled on radio attack ad on health bill abortion funding

Pa. rep wants anti-abortion radio attack ad pulled

Health officials report increase in US adults hindered by arthritis; obesity may be reason

CDC: More American adults hobbled by arthritis

Report: Roberto Alomar hit with another lawsuit saying he has HIV, this time from his wife

Report: Another lawsuit alleges Alomar has HIV

‘Little House’ star Melissa Gilbert becomes celebrity spokeswoman for anti-drug group

Melissa Gilbert a spokeswoman for anti-drug group

Barbie Bling: Doll donning pink diamond necklace set for NY sale to aid breast cancer research

Barbie donning pink diamond choker set for NY sale

Subtropical depression forms in the Atlantic north of Puerto Rico

Subtropical depression forms in western Atlantic

Close quarters, perils of lobstering foster drug-resistant outbreaks on Maine island

Virulent skin germ grates on Maine lobstering isle

Former US Rep. Karen McCarthy dies at age 63 after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease

Ex.-US Rep. Karen McCarthy dies at age 63

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Former U.S. Rep. Karen McCarthy, who represented the Kansas City area for more than a decade but left amid allegations that she misused her staff and campaign funds for personal gain, died Tuesday. She was 63.

DEA drug take-back day collects 121 tons of unused prescription medicine from the public

DEA drug take-back nets 121 tons of unwanted drugs

Donors pledge $11.7 billion to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria _ below $17 billion needed

Donors pledge $11.7 billion to fight AIDS, TB

Correction: Mammograms story

Correction: Mammograms story

LOS ANGELES — In a Sept. 22 story about a mammogram study, The Associated Press reported erroneously that researchers found that women over 50 who had mammograms had a 10 percent lower risk of death from breast cancer and that a third of that reduction was due to mammography.

Games fever: Spotlight at Commonwealth Games turns to sports, although dengue remains an issue

Spotlight turns to sports at Commonwealth Games

Navy launches online program to help sailors, families and retirees struggling with addiction

Navy offers sailors online help to quit addictions

Barriers, telephones and safety nets aim to prevent public suicides from NYC, other landmarks

After 2 NY jumps, aiming to prevent public suicide

Obama’s health insurance plan for people with medical conditions gets lukewarm reception

Growing pains for a centerpiece of health overhaul

Funnies to turn pink as King Features launches ‘Cartoonists Care’ for breast cancer awareness

Comic strips turn pink for breast cancer awareness

Bedbugs make their way into federal building housing USAID offices in Washington

Bedbugs make their way into federal office in DC

Parents of dead teen sue after his brain is spotted on display in NY morgue

Parents sue NYC over handling of son’s brain

Hot topic: psychiatry experts grapple with whether to classify parental alienation as disorder

Psychiatric experts assess parental alienation

Michigan mom accused of shaving son’s head, eyebrows to fake cancer arraigned on charges

Mich. mom accused of faking son’s cancer arraigned

Mich. mom accused of shaving son’s head, eyebrows to fake cancer, get money due in court

Mom accused of faking son’s cancer due in court

Rosie Perez, recovering from surgery, drops out of John Guare play at Lincoln Center

Injury keeps Rosie Perez out of New York play

Mammogram debate: Swedish study refutes US advice, says screening lowers death risk in 40s

New mammogram study stirs debate for women in 40s

Marijuana tracking headed to Colorado, patients worry about harassment

Marijuana tracking on the way in Colo.

DENVER — Colorado wants to set up a first-in-the-nation tracking system of medical marijuana purchases to deter people from buying vast amounts of pot and selling it on the black market.

Howard Stern’s NYC studio building, limousine fumigated for bedbugs

Bedbugs hit Howard Stern’s NYC studios, limousine

Education council approves shorter work hours, better supervision for doctors-in-training

Council approves shorter hours for rookie doctors

With tractor rollovers a problem in the hilly East, states offer rebate programs to farmers

States offer aid to prevent tractor deaths

Ralph Vicinanza, agent for Stephen King and Augusten Burroughs, dies from brain aneurysm at 60

Stephen King’s agent Ralph Vicinanza dies at 60

Report finds developing countries getting more AIDS drugs to pregnant women, others in need

More HIV care for pregnant women in poor countries

NYC hospital apologizes for security lapse that allowed info from nearly 7K patients online

NYC hospital: Info on 6,800 patients leaked online

Pa. State Police says homeland security alerts caused problems, waste of resources

Pa. State Police says bulletins caused headaches

Some executions held up by shortage of lethal-injection drug; company cites supplier trouble

Some US executions held up by shortage of drug

Jordan’s Queen Rania undergoes non-surgical procedure in US to correct irregular heartbeat

Jordan’s Queen Rania has heart procedure in US

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare recalls 190,000 ThermaCare HeatWraps Menstrual

Co. recalls 190,000 ThermaCare HeatWraps Menstrual

Broken foot sidelines 7-foot Kansas center Jeff Withey for 4 to 6 weeks

Kansas C Jeff Withey has broken foot

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas center Jeff Withey will be out four to six weeks with a broken foot.

Nation’s 1st black doctor, nearly overlooked by history, to be honored in NYC ceremony

Pioneer black physician to be honored in NYC

Amgen recalls some lots of anemia treatments Epogen and Procrit due to glass flakes

Amgen recalls anemia drugs due to glass flakes

Rams safety Craig Dahl held out of practice again with concussion symptoms

Safety out again with concussion symptoms

ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Rams safety Craig Dahl is still feeling effects of a concussion.

Browns tight end Evan Moore has better understanding of head injury after concussion

Browns TE Moore dealing with concussion

BEREA, Ohio — Browns tight end Evan Moore thought he had survived a vicious hit. Then the stadium started spinning.

One in five gay and bisexual men has HIV and many don’t know it, says CDC study of 21 cities

Study: 1 in 5 urban gay and bisexual men got HIV

Army officer faces accused of sexual harrassment, creating hostile work environment

DOD brain injury office chief under investigation

Mammograms offer modest benefit to women over 50, new study finds

Study finds mammograms offer modest benefit

Less invasive heart valve replacement an option for patients too frail for surgery, study says

Study backs new heart valve without cracking chest

Treatment quality has improved for heart attacks, other ailments at US hospitals, report says

Quality of care up at US hospitals, report says

Officials: Rogue abortion doctor mistreated more patients, including woman from Canada

Abortion doc accused of mistreating more patients

Plans for haunted house at old Pa. asylum draw boos, lawsuit from mental health advocates

Mental health pros boo haunted house at Pa. asylum

As new blood booster heads to market, anti-doping authorities say they’re all over it

Drug police say new EPO is on their radar

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A drug that mimics EPO as a way to help patients with kidney problems is in the late stages of development, one in a long list of new pharmaceuticals that anti-doping authorities are monitoring as they struggle to keep sports clean.

Insect experts bring bedbugs to suburban Chicago hotel for summit on bloodsucking pests

Bedbug experts bring samples to Chicago-area hotel

Mylan receives FDA approval for generic version of organ transplant drug Prograf

Mylan receives FDA OK for generic Prograf version

Denver Broncos say there weren’t any signs that WR Kenny McKinley was suicidal

Broncos say no signs McKinley was suicidal

SC prison system braces for federal lawsuit on policy of housing HIV inmates separately

SC prisons brace for lawsuit over inmates with HIV

Medical marijuana advocates say Calif. pot legalization initiative fails to protect patients

Medical pot advocates oppose Calif. legalization

Study finds more evidence that obesity is expensive, with work costs adding to health bills

Report: Obesity hurts your wallet and your health

Swallowing disc batteries poses serious dangers to kids; new report, toy recall raise warnings

Toy recall, report signal small-battery dangers

HEALTHBEAT: Somewhat ignored Alzheimer’s tangles get new attention, offer clue to worsening

Alzheimer’s brain tangles offer clue to worsening

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