Posts Tagged Health

Earnhardt helps UPMC raise concussion awareness

Dale Earnhardt Jr. sits in his car as he waits to practice for Sunday's NASCAR Geico 500 Sprint Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

Dale Earnhardt Jr. knew immediately something was wrong during a 2012 crash at Talladega, where his car was hit hard from behind.

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NBC’s Snyderman faces credibility issues

In this Sept. 1, 2011 photo released by NBC, NBC News' chief medical editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman appears on the "Today" show in New York. The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Snyderman, but NBC must now decide whether her credibility is too damaged for her to continue reporting on Ebola or other medical issues and, if so, for how long.  (AP Photo/NBC, Peter Kramer)

NEW YORK (AP) — The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren’t over for NBC News’ chief medical editor.

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Concussion lawsuit vs. NHL filed in federal court

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The consolidated class-action lawsuit by former NHL players against the league over concussion-related injuries has been filed in federal court.

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Jay wrist surgery lone medical issue for Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jon Jay will undergo left wrist surgery later this week, the lone major medical issue facing the St. Louis Cardinals coming off a fourth straight NL Championship Series.

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Former miler Steve Scott has prostate cancer

SAN MARCOS, Calif. (AP) — Former miler and Olympian Steve Scott has prostate cancer — 20 years after beating testicular cancer.

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