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  • Playing Wii For Gym Class In Bethel

    Playing Wii For Gym Class In Bethel
      To help encourage both fitness and the use of technology, Bethel Middle School set up a WiiFitness room for the students to take classes in. The room consists of not only Wii Fitstations, but also Dance Dance Revolution and exercise bikes among many...
  • Making Sense Of Avascular Necrosis

    Avascular Necrosis (AVN) is a condition that affects an estimated 10,000 to 20,000 new people each year, worldwide. It appears in the ends of the "long" bones of the body, bones such as the femur and humerus. As a result, AVN can be diagnosed in the...
  • Vitamin D deficiency rampant in neuromuscular diseases, study shows

     Vitamin D deficiency rampant in neuromuscular diseases, study shows
    A study by two Pennsylvania doctors shows that people suffering from neuromuscular diseases have a high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency, the Newswise news service reported Friday. The results were presented at the annual meeting of the American...
  • Lawsuit: 3 Des Plaines men fell ill after hunting, eating wild boar

    Lawsuit: 3 Des Plaines men fell ill after hunting, eating wild boar
    Three Des Plaines men who hunted wild boar at a ranch in Missouri are suing the ranch, claiming that the swine they killed and ate made them sick. According to the suit filed Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court, Dimitar Kyurkchiev, Yordan Kyurkchiev...
  • Oregon woman hospitalized for possible Ebola infection

    Oregon woman hospitalized for possible Ebola infection
    An Oregon woman being monitored for possible Ebola infection has been hospitalized after registering a high temperature, state health officials said on Friday. The woman, who was being monitored after traveling to an Ebola-affected country, has been...
  • Justice Department orders reforms, monitor for Albuquerque police

    Under a settlement agreement announced Friday by the Justice Department, federal officials will appoint an independent monitor to oversee the Albuquerque Police Department as it implements sweeping reforms to change how its officers use force. The...
  • Alzheimer's treatment studies seek healthier, younger subjects

    The latest Alzheimer's clinical trial in South Florida illustrates a trend: More and more, researchers are seeking younger, healthier patients — people in the disease's early stages or who don't even have the neurological disorder but may be at risk...
  • Amanda Bynes leaves psychiatric facility, slams parents on Twitter

    Amanda Bynes leaves psychiatric facility, slams parents on Twitter
    Within hours of Amanda Bynes being released from a psychiatric facility in Pasadena, the actress on Friday took to Twitter to rant about her parents and mental state and vowed legal action to regain control of her life. Bynes was reportedly seen by...
  • Republicans question preparedness spending after Ebola missteps

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Texas Republicans, including Tea Party-backed U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, sought to ratchet up the pressure on the Obama administration's Ebola response on Friday, by questioning its use of federal tax dollars for emergency preparedness....
  • Nurse defies Ebola quarantine, goes for bike ride

    Nurse defies Ebola quarantine, goes for bike ride
    A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus went for a bike ride on Thursday, defying Maine's order that she be quarantined in her home and setting up a legal collision with Governor Paul LePage. Attorneys for...
  • State inadequately investigates nursing home complaints, audit finds

    The California Department of Public Health has failed to effectively investigate nursing home complaints, a state audit released Thursday found, with a total of 11,000 unresolved complaints in its system. The department, which is responsible for...