Early gene therapy trial for blindness promising

LONDON (AP) — A small, preliminary study using gene therapy to treat a rare form of blindness is promising and could trigger similar efforts for other causes of vision l……

Correction: Obesity Paradox story

In a story Jan. 15 about obesity and diabetes, The Associated Press misspelled the first name of one study leader from the Harvard School of Public Health. Her name is De……

Malloy: 45 percent of Anthem payments processed

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Connecticut officials have told Gov. Dannel P. Malloy they’ve processed 45 percent of the payments for n……

Court: Feds can target California pot clinics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An appeals court Wednesday affirmed the federal government’s long-standing policy that California medical marijuana dispensaries hav……

5 Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 16

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. BLACK LEGISLATORS CANCEL MEETING WITH FLORIDA GOVERNOR Florida’s bla……

ND company recalls 2,664 pounds of beef franks

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota company has recalled more than a ton of beef franks due to misbranding. The United States Department of Agriculture’s Food S……

Drinking linked to faster mental decline in men

NEW YORK (AP) — Middle-aged men risk a faster mental decline as they age if they’ve been drinking heavily for years, new research suggests. The study of about 5,0……