Greenbrier illnesses blamed on norovirus

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — State health officials say an outbreak of stomach illnesses in Middle Tennessee is due to a norovirus. Tennessee Dep…

West Texas chef loses nearly 750 pounds

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — When Robert Walls graduated from high school in 2000, he weighed 330 pounds. Seven years later, he weighed 940. “I was…

Springfield doctor gets Missourian Award

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Springfield plastic surgeon is among 14 recipients of the 2013 Missourian Award. The Springfield News-Leader repor…

Medical center names CEO

FRANKLINTON, La. (AP) — Dr. Kyle Magee has been appointed chief executive officer at Riverside Medical Center. The Daily News reports (http:…

UK releases data on heart surgery program

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The University of Kentucky has reversed course and released records showing the death rates in a children’s heart surg…