Posts Tagged Diseases and conditions

Robin Williams’ suicide seizes the year on Google

In this March 27, 2010 file photo, actor Robin Williams speaks at The 24th American Cinematheque Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. The reaction to Williams’ death in August 2014 topped Google’s list of the year’s fastest-rising search requests. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Robin Williams’ suicide seared into the world’s collective mindset more than anything else this year, based on what people were searching for on Google.

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Penguins forward Beau Bennett tested for mumps

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins are worried forward Beau Bennett has mumps.

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Merriam-Webster names ‘culture’ word of the year

This Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 photo shows the word "culture" in the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, in New York. Merriam-Webster has named "culture" its 2014 word of the year. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

NEW YORK (AP) — A nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality. The people who comprise these things, who fawn or rail against them, are behind Merriam-Webster’s 2014 word of the year: culture.

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Broncos’ Manning has flu-like symptoms

San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Melvin Ingram, left, knocks a pass way from Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning played Sunday’s game despite suffering from flu-like symptoms.

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Penguins star Crosby diagnosed with the mumps

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Add Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby to the growing list of NHL players dealing with the mumps.

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