Posts Tagged Health

Former players: NFL teams ‘conspired’ to push painkillers

BALTIMORE (AP) — Hundreds of former players have filed a lawsuit claiming all 32 NFL teams, their doctors, trainers and medical staffs obtained and provided painkillers to players — often illegally — as part of a decades-long conspiracy to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term health.

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Red carpet Emergency Room at Cannes is always full of drama

In this Wednesday, May 13, 2015 file photo, actress Naomi Watts, center, poses for photographers as she arrives for the opening ceremony and the screening of the film La Tete Haute (Standing Tall) at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)

CANNES, France (AP) — For most of the year, room 331 of the Martinez Hotel is just your run-of-the mill luxury five star hotel suite.

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NY officials ban fowl competitions at state and county fairs

GEDDES, N.Y. (AP) — State officials are banning fowl competitions at the State Fair and all county fairs as a precaution against avian flu.

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Lawyer: Duerson heirs won’t appeal NFL concussion deal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The family of the late Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson has decided not to appeal the potential $1 billion settlement of NFL concussion lawsuits.

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Hinchcliffe out of intensive care as recovery continues

James Hinchcliffe, of Canada, waits for his turn to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 17, 2015.  (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe was been moved out of intensive care Wednesday, two days after surgery on his left thigh and pelvic area following a frightening crash during practice for the Indianapolis 500.

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