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Archive: September 10, 2014

PHOTO: Indiana state health leaders are monitoring for cases of enterovirus D68, a respiratory illness linked to the hospitalization of hundreds of children around the Midwest. Photo credit: Kenn W. Kiser/morguefile.

INDIANAPOLIS - A common respiratory virus is raising concerns in Indiana, as there's been a recent surge in cases in surrounding states. The enterovirus D-68 causes upper-respiratory illness and mild symptoms such as low-grade fever, cough, runny nose, and body aches. Indiana State epidemiologist ...Read More

GRAPHIC: The frustrating indicator of a slow download, known by many computer users as the spinning wheel of death, will be seen all over the Internet today. It's a symbolic protest of government plans to create online fast lanes and slow lanes. Graphic courtesy FreePress.org.

NEW YORK - The Internet may seem to be slowing down today - but it's actually part of an effort to prevent a future where, according to Internet freedom advocates, some people online would have priority over others. If you go to websites such as Reddit, Netflix, Kickstarter, Foursquare or Vimeo, ch ...Read More

PHOTO: Michigan is one of several states investigating possible cases of enterovirus D-68, a respiratory illness blamed for sending thousands of children to hospitals across the Midwest. Photo credit: menstatic/morguefile.com.

LANSING, Mich. - A respiratory illness affecting thousands of children across the nation has Michigan hospitals, doctors, parents, and caregivers on alert, and experts say it's important to know the symptoms and step up preventive measures. It's called enterovirus D-68, and according to Dr. Matt Da ...Read More

PHOTO: Parenthood comes with a disadvantage for low-income families in Idaho when it comes to health insurance because the state has rejected federal Medicaid funding. Photo credit: Microsoft Images

BOISE, Idaho - Parenthood comes with a disadvantage for many low-income families in Idaho when it comes to health insurance. A new report from the Urban Institute shows when states accepted federal Medicaid funding, the insured rate for parents jumped by 33 percent and Medicaid gets part of the cre ...Read More

PHOTO: A new report analyzes the need to reduce racial disparities in Wisconsin, which it says has the largest gap in the nation in the well-being of white and black children. Photo courtesy of Annie E. Casey Foundation.

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin has the most dismal record in the nation for the well-being of its African-American children. That's the finding of a report released this morning by the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families. Ken Taylor is the council's executive director. "Not only do the African-Am ...Read More

PHOTO: A MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle prepares to land after a mission in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. The Reaper has the ability to carry both precision-guided bombs and air-to-ground missiles. Photo credit: Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson/U.S. Air Force.

DES MOINES, Iowa - The 132nd Fighter Wing of the Iowa Air National Guard is coming under an attack, of sorts, today with a rally from protesters opposed to the use of militarized drones. The mission of the fighter wing had always been manned aircraft, but those F-16 jets were a victim of budget cut ...Read More

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