Posts Tagged Diseases and conditions

Dream coach Cooper has surgery for tongue cancer

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has had surgery for tongue cancer.

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Giants RB Jennings remembers “fat kid”

New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings, second from right, runs the ball during NFL football camp in East Rutherford, N.J., Thursday, July 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Rashad Jennings never made fun of the fat kid with asthma who couldn’t keep up with everyone else: Jennings was that kid.

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More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine

In this Aug. 28, 2006 file photo, a doctor holds the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardiasil in his hand at his Chicago office. The rate of teen girls getting the vaccine is now up to about 38 percent of girls ages 13 to 17, from 33 percent, the government reported on Thursday, July 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn’t much of a bump, the government reported Thursday.

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Texan gets measles after softball event in Kansas

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texan has been diagnosed with measles after attending a softball tournament in Kansas where health officials later warned of possible exposure to the virus.

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Broncos owner giving up control due to Alzheimer’s

This Jan. 5, 2011 file photo shows Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen talking about Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway, who he named Executive V.P. of football operations during a news conference at the team's headquarters in Englewood, Colo. Bowlen is giving up control of the team as he battles Alzheimer's disease. The team announced Wednesday, July 23, 2014 that the 70-year-old Bowlen will no longer be a part of the team's daily operations. (AP Photo/ Ed Andrieski, File)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is giving up control of the team because of Alzheimer’s disease.

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