DENVER (AP) - A bill to limit the number of mentally ill inmates who can be put in solitary confinement in Colorado prisons faces its first vote in the Legislature.
The Senate Judiciary Committee was scheduled to vote Tuesday on the measure. The percentage of Colorado inmates with mental... more »
What would grandma say? The same nutmeg you sprinkle on eggnog, or use in a pie recipe--is being used by some young people as a drug. Doctors say two to seven table spoons of nutmeg can cause people to hallucinate. But what some curious kids don't realize, it can also... more »
Former President Jimmy Carter remains at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, where he was taken Tuesday after becoming ill during a flight from Atlanta to Ohio.
Doctors recommended additional observation during the day, but a spokesman said that Carter feels normal and looks forward to resuming his schedule soon.... more »
The Carter Center says Jimmy Carter developed an upset stomach on a flight to Cleveland and was taken to a hospital for observation.
Jackie Mayo, a spokeswoman at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, says the 85-year-old former president was a passenger on a Delta flight to Cleveland late Tuesday morning... more »
VAIL, Colo. (AP) - Rescue workers are searching for a hiker stranded on the Mount of the Holy Cross near Vail. The Eagle County sheriff's office said Friday they're looking for a 27-year-old man suffering from altitude sickness.
A Colorado Army National Guard helicopter has dropped a rescue team... more »
Officials say a flight attendant who has a pilot's license helped land a plane at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport when a co-pilot became ill.
American Airlines spokeswoman Mary Frances Fagan says the co-pilot of a flight from San Francisco to Chicago on Monday became ill. Fagan says the flight's... more »
Federal officials say the nation's hospitals are failing to stamp out common infections that can turn life-threatening for patients. The Health and Human Services department's 2009 quality report, released Tuesday, finds "very little progress" on eliminating health care infections. For example, rates of bloodstream infections following surgery increased by 8... more »
The largest U.S. analysis of adult hospitalized swine flu patients has found that 46 percent did not have asthma or any other underlying condition. Health officials looked at 1,400 adult swine flu hospitalizations in 10 states. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official released some of the details at... more »
Chef Heston Blumenthal has apologized to diners who fell ill after eating at his celebrated restaurant The Fat Duck - and invited them to return as his guests.
Blumenthal said in a letter made public Friday he is sorry the diners had a bad experience at his restaurant earlier... more »