Posts Tagged Health

Minor league GM gets prostate exam

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A minor league baseball manager in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has done his part to spread prostate cancer awareness — he had a prostate cancer exam before a field packed with baseball fans.

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Minor league GM gets public prostate exam

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — There was as much attention on the press box as on the field at the Myrtle Beach Pelicans minor league baseball game as team’s general manager had a public prostate exam.

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Giants RB Jennings remembers “fat kid”

New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings, second from right, runs the ball during NFL football camp in East Rutherford, N.J., Thursday, July 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Rashad Jennings never made fun of the fat kid with asthma who couldn’t keep up with everyone else: Jennings was that kid.

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House, Senate chairs offer competing bills on VA

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 24, 2014, on the Veterans Administration. The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees offered competing new proposals to fix a veterans health care program scandalized by long waits and falsified records covering up the delays. (AP Photo)

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees offered competing proposals Thursday to fix a veterans’ health care program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up the delays.

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Jaguars name Luke Butkus interim O-line coach

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have named Luke Butkus interim offensive line coach, tabbing him to fill in for cancer-stricken assistant George Yarno.

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