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NFL seeks right answer for marijuana use

NFL seeks right answer for marijuana use

Marijuana is casting an ever-thickening haze across NFL locker rooms, and it's not simply because more players are using it.

August 14, 2014 1:45 pm Related

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NFL seeks right answer for marijuana use

NFL seeks right answer for marijuana use

The NFL is reaching a critical point in navigating marijuana's tenuous relationship with what is being recognized, more and more, as the analgesic of choice for many of its players. "It's not, 'Let's go smoke a joint,''' retired NFL defensive lineman Marvin Washington, left, said. "It's, wha…

August 14, 2014 1:45 pm
Why isn't there a treatment or vaccine for Ebola?

Why isn't there a treatment or vaccine for Ebola?

FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, file photo, A 43 year old Congolese patient, center, who has been confirmed to have Ebola hemorrhagic fever, following laboratory tests, is comforted by Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders) nurse Isabel Grovas, left, and Doctor Hilde Dec…

August 01, 2014 2:10 pm
Painkillers easy to get up to 2012, former NFL players say

Painkillers easy to get up to 2012, former NFL players say

Dozens of former players joining a lawsuit against the NFL say teams kept handing out powerful painkillers and other drugs with few – if any – safeguards as recently as 2012. That extends by four years the time frame for similar claims made in the original complaint and could open the door t…

July 18, 2014 7:00 pm
Former NFLers: Painkillers easy to get up to 2012

Former NFLers: Painkillers easy to get up to 2012

Former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon speaks during a recent news conference in Chicago. Steve Silverman, the lead plaintiffs' attorney, said this week, dozens of former players are joining McMahon in a lawsuit against the NFL saying teams kept handing out powerful painkillers and other drugs…

July 18, 2014 4:59 pm
Women have more options for breast cancer surgery

Women have more options for breast cancer surgery

CHICAGO (AP) — One of the world's most glamorous women had an operation that once was terribly disfiguring — removal of both breasts. But new approaches are dramatically changing breast surgeries, whether to treat cancer or to prevent it as Angelina Jolie just chose to do. As Jolie said, "th…

May 14, 2013 3:31 pm

MLB to expand blood testing for HGH

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. | Major League Baseball will test for human growth hormone throughout the regular season and increase efforts to detect abnormal levels of testosterone, a decision the NFL used to pressure its players.

January 10, 2013 5:16 pm
Pagano back to coach Colts after cancer treatment

Pagano back to coach Colts after cancer treatment

INDIANAPOLIS | Chuck Pagano stepped to the podium Monday, hugged his team owner, thanked his family for its support and wiped a tear from his eye.

December 25, 2012 6:30 pm Photos

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Pagano back to coach Colts after cancer treatment

Pagano back to coach Colts after cancer treatment

Colts head coach Chuck Pagano wipes a tear during a news conference Monday in Indianapolis. Pagano returns to the team after undergoing successful leukemia treatment.

December 25, 2012 5:06 pm
Pagano back to coach Colts after cancer treatment

Pagano back to coach Colts after cancer treatment

Colts head coach Chuck Pagano hugs his daughter Taylor Pagano following a news conference Monday in Indianapolis. Pagano returns to the team after undergoing successful leukemia treatment.

December 25, 2012 5:06 pm
Pagano back to coach Colts after cancer treatment

Pagano back to coach Colts after cancer treatment

INDIANAPOLIS | Chuck Pagano was so eager to get back to work Monday, he was the first one to show up at team headquarters.

December 24, 2012 12:14 pm
Vision loss treatment with a new drug therapy

Vision loss treatment with a new drug therapy

Charlotte Moorehead had no idea she even had a problem until she went for a routine eye checkup.

October 16, 2012 8:47 am Photos

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U.S. wants effective Alzheimer's treatment by 2025

U.S. wants effective Alzheimer's treatment by 2025

The Obama administration is developing the first National Alzheimer's Plan to provide better treatments and day-to-day care for dementia patients, and relief for their overwhelmed caregivers, too.

January 26, 2012 9:00 am

U.S. wants effective Alzheimer's treatment by 2025

Effective treatments for Alzheimer's by 2025? That's the target the government is eyeing as it develops a national strategy to tackle what could become the defining disease of a rapidly aging population.

January 22, 2012 12:00 am
Testing for HIV together, hearing results together

Testing for HIV together, hearing results together

Newly dating and slightly anxious, two men bared their arms for blood tests and pondered the possibility that one of them, or both, could be infected with HIV. An innovative program — called Testing Together — would allow them to hear their test results minutes later, while sitting side by side.

January 22, 2012 12:00 am
Marriage seems to be good for your health, well-being

Marriage seems to be good for your health, well-being

Many studies have looked at the correlation between marriage and health, and a recent study found that marriage may affect survival after coronary artery bypass surgery.

December 15, 2011 10:00 am
Chronic pain? A doctor recommends how to fight it

Chronic pain? A doctor recommends how to fight it

There are several "gifts" we start receiving after age 50. Unfortunately, one of them could be chronic pain, and some 116 million Americans suffer from it.

November 10, 2011 10:00 am
Chronic pain? Doctor knows how to fight it

Chronic pain? Doctor knows how to fight it

There are several "gifts" we start receiving after age 50. Unfortunately, one of them could be chronic pain.

November 06, 2011 12:00 am
Boomers' aging casts light on geriatrics shortage

Boomers' aging casts light on geriatrics shortage

PALATKA, Fla. | In this sleepy, riverside town in northeast Florida, 86-year-old Betty Wills sees the advertisements of obstetricians and gynecologists on the main road's billboards and has found specialists ranging from cardiologists to surgeons in the phone book.

November 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Tractor painted pink in honor of mother

Tractor painted pink in honor of mother

In this photo taken Sept. 18, Jason Hermann poses for a photo with the tractor he painted pink and white to raise breast cancer awareness in Effingham, Ill. Hermann painted the tractor for his mother, Kity Jo Hermann, who is a breast cancer survivor.

September 26, 2011 12:32 pm
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