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Fifth-grader shares dream, wins $1,500 for college

- Associated Press

When Rineyville Elementary School fifth-grader Rasia Graves learned her mother had multiple sclerosis, she knew she wanted to do what she could to find a cure. To her, that means eventually becoming a neurologist.

Aging Catholic nuns get care at Jewish nursing home

- Associated Press

Three orders of Roman Catholic nuns that traditionally took care of their own aging sisters have sent 58 members to live at an elderly-care complex that was originally a nursing home for Jews.

Doctors learn lessons from deadly North Carolina flu season

Associated Press

Doctors in North Carolina learned an important lesson after last year's flu vaccine wasn't as effective as usual - in times like that, secondary treatments like antiviral medications are even more important.

Lewis County herb farmer bids fond farewell to WV

- Associated Press

Driving down the dusty gravel road to La Paix Herb Farm in Lewis County is like traveling back in time - surrounded by meadows and mountains, streams, wildflowers, forest creatures as well as the splendid scents and sounds of nature.

Pierre man is heir running $5.5B trust on rural health

- Associated Press

An heir and trustee of the billions left by famed hotelier Leona Helmsley recently spoke in Pierre about all the good his late grandmother's money can do for rural health in South Dakota.

Lisa Smith sits on her porch, with son Noah, at their home  Belleville, Mich., Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Noah is registered to use marijuana to control epileptic seizures; the effect on his autism was an unexpected benefit. Based on that success, Smith is asking the state of Michigan to add autism to the list of conditions that qualify for medical marijuana. A public hearing will be held in Lansing on May 27.  (AP Photo/Ed White)

Hearing set on adding autism to medical marijuana list

- Associated Press

Lisa Smith says her son's behavior was dangerous: hair pulling, kicks, punches, all related to a severe form of autism. But it began to change more than a year ago when he was given daily oral doses of oil extracted from marijuana.