Posts Tagged Diseases and conditions

Fiancee of Ebola victim hopes memoir closes chapter

In this photo made Tuesday, April 7, 2015, Louise Troh is handed her two-week-old grandniece Tyra Glekiah from her niece Angnes Glekiah at  Troh's home in Dallas. The fiancee of the first Ebola victim in the U.S. hopes her memoir provides some resolution to a story that spanned two decades, from Africa to a Dallas hospital.   Troh wrote “My Spirit Took You In” with a former journalist. It will be released next week. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

DALLAS (AP) — The dark days of quarantine are over, yet Louise Troh remains captive to the disease that killed the man she loved.

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Judge OKs 65-year deal over NFL concussions; could cost $1B

In this Nov. 22, 2009, file photo, New England Patriots linebacker Junior Seau, center, talks to teammates on the sidelined during an NFL football game against the New York Jets in Foxborough, Mass. A federal judge has approved Wednesday, April 22, 2015, a plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits that could cost the league $1 billion over 65 years. Critics contend the NFL is getting off lightly given annual revenues of about $10 billion About 200 NFL retirees or their families, including Seau's, have rejected the settlement and plan to sue the league individually. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge has approved a settlement agreement that is expected to cost the NFL $1 billion over 65 years to resolve thousands of concussion lawsuits.

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Razorbacks to recognize breast cancer survivors during game

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The University of Arkansas football program will recognize breast cancer survivors during halftime of the upcoming Red and White spring game.

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UConn baseball team adopts 5-year-old battling leukemia

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut baseball team welcomed its newest member: 5-year-old Grayson Hand of Sturbridge, Massachusetts.

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Young grandson of Jerry Tarkanian recovering from stroke

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The 5-year-old namesake grandson of Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian is recovering at home after a stroke left him hospitalized over the weekend.

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