Posts Tagged Health

Mankato man recovering after severe brain injury

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A former Minnesota State University linebacker who was gravely injured in a confrontation in a downtown nightlife district last spring says he’s getting better day by day.

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Crosby returns to ice, 3 Penguins tested for mumps

This is an April 3, 2014, file photo showing Pittsburgh Penguins' Beau Bennett (19) and Sidney Crosby (87) after a goal by Bennett against the Winnipeg Jets during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Penguins are worried forward Beau Bennett has mumps. General manager Jim Rutherford said Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, that Bennett has symptoms and the team is awaiting test results before making a diagnosis. Penguins captain Sidney Crosby is out for Monday night's game against Tampa Bay after being diagnosed over the weekend. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods, File)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby returned from a bout with mumps, while several teammates were tested for the virus as a precaution.

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Isles delay hospital visits due to mumps outbreak

New York Islanders defenseman Matt Donovan (46) skates to celebrate the team's 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks with center Frans Nielsen (51), defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky (11) and goalie Jaroslav Halak (41) in an NHL hockey game on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders postponed their annual holiday hospital visits due to the ongoing mumps outbreak in the NHL.

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Brain-injury program working with NFL players

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A brain-injury treatment program originally designed for military veterans injured on the battlefield has been updated to include professional athletes.

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Penguins Bennett joins Crosby sidelined with mumps

This is an April 3, 2014, file photo showing Pittsburgh Penguins' Beau Bennett (19) and Sidney Crosby (87) after a goal by Bennett against the Winnipeg Jets during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Penguins are worried forward Beau Bennett has mumps. General manager Jim Rutherford said Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, that Bennett has symptoms and the team is awaiting test results before making a diagnosis. Penguins captain Sidney Crosby is out for Monday night's game against Tampa Bay after being diagnosed over the weekend. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods, File)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh forward Beau Bennett has the mumps, joining Penguins captain Sidney Crosby and a dozen other players across the NHL with the disease.

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