Posts Tagged Infectious diseases

Penguins forward Beau Bennett tested for mumps

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins are worried forward Beau Bennett has mumps.

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Merriam-Webster names ‘culture’ word of the year

This Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 photo shows the word "culture" in the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, in New York. Merriam-Webster has named "culture" its 2014 word of the year. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

NEW YORK (AP) — A nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality. The people who comprise these things, who fawn or rail against them, are behind Merriam-Webster’s 2014 word of the year: culture.

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Broncos’ Manning has flu-like symptoms

San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Melvin Ingram, left, knocks a pass way from Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning played Sunday’s game despite suffering from flu-like symptoms.

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Penguins star Crosby diagnosed with the mumps

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Add Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby to the growing list of NHL players dealing with the mumps.

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