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  • For diabetics, losing weight may delay kidney problems

    For diabetics, losing weight may delay kidney problems
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - (In this August 20th story, corrects Knowler's location in paragraph 3 and corrects de Zeeuw's affiliation in paragraph 13) Healthy eating, staying active and losing weight are already recommended for people with type 2...
  • Ebola fears slowing tourist flow to Africa

    Ebola fears slowing tourist flow to Africa
    The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is putting off thousands of tourists who had planned trips to Africa this year, especially Asians, including to destinations thousands of miles from the nearest infected community such as Kenya and South Africa. Ebola, a...
  • Multiple sclerosis: What you need to know about this disease

    Source: National Multiple Sclerosis Society Whatdoctorsknow.com What is MS? Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system. Symptoms range from numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis. The...
  • Tinker Field, wars, and fair districts: Letters

    Memories of Tinker Field When my husband and I moved our small family to Orlando from Brattleboro, Vt., he was responding to the doctor's recommendation to get his ill wife away from the freezing Vermont winters and into a pleasant Florida clime. The...
  • Dr. Joseph K. Perloff dies at 89; head of UCLA cardiology center

     Dr. Joseph K. Perloff dies at 89; head of UCLA cardiology center
    Dr. Joseph K. Perloff, a retired UCLA cardiologist who helped establish the study of adult congenital heart disease and became the founding director of one of the first clinics dedicated to its treatment, died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles. He was...
  • Former Bears linebacker Tim Shaw has ALS

    Former Bears linebacker Tim Shaw has ALS
    Former Chicago Bears linebacker Tim Shaw was one of the best in the NFL at running downfield and making tackles during his playing days. Now, less than a year since he was last with an NFL team, the 30-year-old Shaw announced on the Tennessee Titans web...
  • Former NFL linebacker Tim Shaw diagnosed with ALS

    Former NFL linebacker Tim Shaw announced Tuesday that he has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. “A year ago I was playing NFL football,” Shaw said in a video released by the Tennessee Titans in...
  • Carnett: Living with what Parkinson's takes can be painful

    Parkinson's disease slows a person down. Trust me on that, I possess first-hand knowledge. I was diagnosed with the disease eight years ago. Actor Robin Williams — who was in the early stages of the disease before his death, according to his...
  • Trestman takes ice bucket challenge in honor of mentor

    Trestman takes ice bucket challenge in honor of mentor
    Want to see Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman dump a bucket of ice water on his head? We’ve got you covered. The team’s website has posted video of Trestman joining the latest viral craze -- #ALSIceBucketChallenge -- which has been...
  • Liberia fights Ebola in capital, West Africa toll tops 1,200

    Liberia fights Ebola in capital, West Africa toll tops 1,200
    Liberia battled on Tuesday to halt the spread of the Ebola disease in its crowded, run-down oceanside capital Monrovia, recording the most new deaths as fatalities from the world's worst outbreak of the deadly virus rose above 1,200. The epidemic of the...
  • Ice bucket challenge all you want, but understand ALS

    There's a good chance your Facebook feed is presently filled with people dumping buckets of ice water over their heads. The ice bucket challenge has become a super-meme, and with that comes a certain amount of mockery. The premise of the challenge is...