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    Ex-49er Dana Stubblefield charged with raping disabled woman

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield was charged Monday with the rape of a "developmentally delayed" woman, prosecutors announced.The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office said Stubblefield, a former...

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  • Health

    Study: Football concussions and resuming play vary by age

    CHICAGO (AP) Younger football players are more likely to return to the field less than a day after suffering concussions than those in high school and college, according to a new study.Only 10 percent of young players with concussions resumed...

    By Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer|

  • Business

    Snyder expects expanded Medicaid coverage in Flint next week

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) An additional 15,000 children and pregnant women grappling with Flint's lead-contaminated water crisis should become eligible for government health insurance starting next week, once the funding receives final legislative...

    By David Eggert, Associated Press|

  • Health

    Stanford opens health clinic in San Jose luxury apartment complex

    SAN JOSE -- In what may be the Bay Area's first medical and wellness clinic located inside an apartment community, Stanford Health Care and the Irvine Company on Monday opened an express care clinic at the River View Apartment Homes in San Jose.

    By Tracy Seipel, tseipel@bayareanewsgroup.com|

  • Health

    Stanford opens health clinic in San Jose luxury apartment complex

    SAN JOSE -- In what may be the Bay Area's first medical and wellness clinic located inside an apartment community, Stanford Health Care and the Irvine Company on Monday opened an express care clinic at the River View Apartment Homes in San Jose.

    By Tracy Seipel, tseipel@bayareanewsgroup.com|

  • Business

    Study: 7 of 10 most profitable US hospitals are nonprofits

    CHICAGO (AP) Seven of the 10 most profitable U.S. hospitals are nonprofits, according to new research, including one in Urbana, Illinois, where hospital tax exemptions are headed for a contentious court battle that soon could determine whether...

    By Carla K. Johnson, AP Medical Writer|

  • News

    Iowa dental school apologizes for laughing gas mix-up

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) More than 120 children may have received too much laughing gas during recent procedures at a University of Iowa clinic, the school said Monday.Patients who received treatment at the school's pediatric dentistry clinic in...

    By Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press|

  • Accidents and disasters

    Closings begin in 'Grim Sleeper' serial killer trial

    LOS ANGELES (AP) The "Grim Sleeper" trial was nearly over Monday after months of testimony about a serial killer targeting black women during the 1980s crack cocaine epidemic on the south side of Los Angeles.Lonnie Franklin Jr., 63, faces the...

    By Brian Melley, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Nursing homes starting to offer more individualized menus

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) There is a growing trend among the nation's 15,600 nursing homes to abandon rigid menus and strict meal times in favor of a more individualized approach toward food.Advocates pushing for the change say it has taken...

    By Alejandra Cancino, For The Associated Press|

  • Environment

    Monkey bars alert: Playground concussions are on the rise

    CHICAGO (AP) Playground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often involved.Most injuries studied were mild, but all concussions are potentially serious and the researchers say...

    By Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer|

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