Posts Tagged Health

Peterson urges anaphylactic kids to be prepared

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson has many endorsements, and this one hits as close to home as any.

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Buckeyes’ Braxton Miller to have surgery Tuesday

In this Sept. 21, 2013, file photo, Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller watches from the sidelines as Ohio plays against Florida A&M during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Columbus, Ohio. Miller, among the top contenders for the Heisman Trophy, reportedly reinjured his throwing shoulder during practice. The report about the two-time Big Ten offensive player of the year comes with just more than two weeks before the No. 5 Buckeyes open the season. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer says standout quarterback Braxton Miller will have season-ending shoulder surgery Tuesday.

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Review: ‘Dirty Work’ is nuanced, thoughtful story

This book cover image released by Little, Brown and Co. shows "Dirty Work," by Gabriel Weston. (AP Photo/Little, Brown and Co.)

“Dirty Work” (Little, Brown and Co.), by Gabriel Weston

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Fister has skin cancer removed, says he’s OK

WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after Washington pitcher Doug Fister said he recently had surgery to remove skin cancer from his neck, Nationals manager Matt Williams says players and coaches are very aware they’re at risk for the disease.

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Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

This Aug. 20, 2014 file photo shows Tennessee Titans players taking part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after NFL football practice in Nashville, Tenn. Former Titans linebacker Tim Shaw has announced that he has ALS and visited the facility and witnessed the event to raise money and awareness to battle the disease. The phenomenal success of the fundraising craze is making charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors, specifically through social media. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The ice bucket challenge’s phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors.

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