Posts Tagged Health

Ohio teen sacrifices leg to beat cancer, get back to sports

CLEVELAND (AP) — The elite athlete who endures pain in order to compete is part of the mythology of sports.

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In bike-loving Colorado city, ambulances get racks for rides

This photo made available on Jan. 23, 2015, by University of Colorado Health, shows a Poudre Valley Hospital ambulance fitted with a bike rack, in Fort Collins, Colo. In a testament to how much the city loves its bikes, the hospital has installed bike racks on its ambulances after encountering increasing numbers of cyclists who had bicycle accidents or medical emergencies. (AP Photo/University of Colorado Health, Kelly Tracer)

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Showing how much one Colorado city loves its bikes, cyclists who go to the hospital by ambulance no longer have to leave their rides behind.

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Bill: Doctor would be required at NYC youth football games

NEW YORK (AP) — All youth football games would be required to have a doctor present to monitor possible concussions as part of legislation considered Friday by the New York City Council.

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Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

A woman with a Mickey Mouse hat walks toward Sleeping Beauty's Castle at Disneyland, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif.  California public health officials urged those who haven't been vaccinated against measles to avoid Disney parks where a spreading outbreak originated. Seventy people have been infected.  (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children.

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US man close running 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco man is one race away from completing seven marathons in seven days on seven continents.

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