Wildlife health

June 26, 2017 - 12:16 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Department of Health on Monday confirmed two more human cases of plague. The recent cases involve a 52-year-old woman and a 62-year-old woman. The first case this year was reported in early June in a 63-year-old man. All three patients, who live in Santa Fe...
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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2012 file photo, Captain Brett McBride places his hand on the snout of a great white shark while scientists collect blood, tissue samples and attach tracking devices on the research vessel Ocearch off the coast of Chatham, Mass. Before release, the nearly 15-foot, 2,292-pound shark was named Genie for famed shark researcher Eugenie Clark. Great white sharks are making their annual return to Cape Cod, rattling some boaters and beachgoers. Yet the chances of an attack resulting in serious injury or death are infinitesimally small. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)
June 25, 2017 - 9:48 am
BOSTON (AP) — You might want a bigger boat, but you probably don't need better odds. The confirmed return of great white sharks to Cape Cod has rattled some boaters and beachgoers. Yet the chances of an encounter involving a human are infinitesimally small, and the likelihood of an attack resulting...
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June 25, 2017 - 7:46 am
BOSTON (AP) — You might want a bigger boat, but you probably don't need better odds. The confirmed return of great white sharks to Cape Cod has rattled some boaters and beachgoers. Yet the chances of an encounter involving a human are infinitesimally small, and the likelihood of an attack resulting...
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FILE - In this July 21, 2015, file photo, author John Green attends the premiere of "Paper Towns" in New York. The author of the million-selling “The Fault in Our Stars” has a new novel coming Oct. 10, Dutton Books announced Thursday, June 22, 2017. The book is called “Turtles All the Way Down” and tells of a 16-year girl in search of a missing billionaire as she struggles with mental illness. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
June 22, 2017 - 2:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — John Green fans, mark your calendar. The author of the million-selling "The Fault in Our Stars" has a new novel coming Oct. 10, Dutton Books announced Thursday. The book is called "Turtles All the Way Down" and tells of a 16-year girl in search of a missing billionaire as she copes...
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FILE - In this March 20, 2017, file photo, golfer Tiger Woods prepares to sign copies of his new book at a book signing in New York. Woods is receiving help to manage his medications. "I'm currently receiving professional help to manage my medications and the ways that I deal with back pain and a sleep disorder," Woods said in a statement provided to The Associated Press on Monday, June 19. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
June 20, 2017 - 3:57 pm
Tiger Woods has checked into a clinic to get help dealing with prescription medication for pain and a sleep disorder, and his agent is not sure how long he will stay. Mark Steinberg of Excel Sports Management said Tuesday he could not disclose the location of the in-patient treatment. He said pain...
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FILE - In this May 15, 2017 file photo, ticks are displayed that were collected by South Street Veterinary Services in Pittsfield, Mass. Tick numbers are on the rise across New England this spring, raising the prospect of an increase in Lyme and other diseases. (Ben Garver/The Berkshire Eagle via AP, File)
June 20, 2017 - 2:44 pm
MARSHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Tick numbers are on the rise across New England, raising the prospect of an increase in Lyme and other diseases associated with the blood suckers. The region got a respite last year as the drought took a toll on ticks, whose numbers drop as the humidity falls below 85 percent...
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FILE - In this May 15, 2017 file photo, ticks are displayed that were collected by South Street Veterinary Services in Pittsfield, Mass. Tick numbers are on the rise across New England this spring, raising the prospect of an increase in Lyme and other diseases. (Ben Garver/The Berkshire Eagle via AP, File)
June 20, 2017 - 1:35 pm
MARSHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Tick numbers are on the rise across New England this spring, raising the prospect of an increase in Lyme and other diseases associated with the blood suckers later this year. The region got a respite last year as the drought took a toll on ticks, whose numbers drop as the...
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FILE - In this May 1986 file photo, actor Stephen Furst poses for a photo in Los Angeles. Furst's family says the "Animal House" actor has died. Furst, who played naive fraternity pledge Flounder in the hit movie "Animal House," has died of complications from diabetes, his family said Saturday, June 17, 2017. Furst was 63. Furst died Friday at his home in Moorpark, Calif.,, north of Los Angeles, said his son, Nathan Furst. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon, File)
June 17, 2017 - 9:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Furst, who played naive fraternity pledge Flounder in the hit movie "Animal House," has died of complications from diabetes, his family said Saturday. Furst was 63. Furst died Friday at his home in Moorpark, California, north of Los Angeles, said his son, Nathan Furst...
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Chicago Cubs' Addison Russell looks to the field from the dugout during the first inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies Friday, June 9, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
June 10, 2017 - 3:29 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Addison Russell returned to the Chicago Cubs' lineup on Saturday, two days after Major League Baseball began an investigation of the All-Star shortstop in the wake of domestic violence allegations. Russell batted eighth as the Cubs met the Colorado Rockies at Wrigley Field. The Cubs...
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Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Antonio Senzatela delivers pitch to Los Angeles Dodgers' Joc Pederson in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 14, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
May 15, 2017 - 12:25 am
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's Antonio Senzatela emphatically pointed to the sky as he closed out the fifth inning on Sunday. It had been an emotional Mother's Day for the 22-year-old rookie. Pat Valaika homered twice and drove in four runs, Senzatela got the win and the Rockies beat the Los Angeles...
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