| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:05 PM
The Wild will have to figure out a way to effectively eat up the league-leading 29 minutes, 19 seconds per game that defenseman Ryan Suter logs Wednesday against the Montreal Canadiens and potentially in the foreseeable future.
One day after Mike Yeo...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 9:07 PM
Ducks forward Andrew Cogliano hasn't missed a day of work since making his NHL debut with the Edmonton Oilers in 2007. That was 562 games ago, not that Cogliano's been keeping track.
So when St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester missed Sunday's...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 4:25 AM
MERIDEN — Rick Chubet paces from machine to machine inside a clean, white lab at Protein Sciences.
The vaccine scientist pulls up to a monitor displaying fresh results from a test. Two lines, one blue, one red, cut across a graph. He walks to...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 11:39 AM
The Sports Xchange
Rangers F Glass out with mumps
New York Rangers forward Tanner Glass is being isolated from the team until Monday because he has the mumps.
Glass missed Friday's game and will miss Saturday's contest against the Philadelphia Flyers...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Because the mumps has been circulating around NHL locker rooms recently, the Panthers' medical staff is taking preventative measures. The trainers administered blood tests Monday to test the players' immunity levels.
They also issued prescriptions to...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Ducks defenseman Francois Beauchemin hit the ice for the first time since his bout with mumps, taking part in full practice Monday afternoon in Calgary, where the Ducks play the Flames on Tuesday.
"I felt pretty good out there. It's a good sign,"...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:16 AM
After battling through a franchise-record five consecutive overtime games, the Ducks were done midway through the second period Sunday in a 6-2 loss to the Florida Panthers. And while that ended a league-leading streak of seven straight games in which...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:14 PM
The illness that has sidelined Ducks’ goals leader Corey Perry and veteran defenseman Francois Beauchemin was diagnosed Wednesday as the common mumps, the team’s doctor said.
Perry, who missed his fourth game Wednesday, is cleared to...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 3:43 PM
In the absence of credible, strong political leadership, paranoia about disease can go viral. We've seen this happen around the world with a wide range of illnesses, from swine flu to severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, to Ebola.
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:02 PM
In the absence of credible, strong political leadership, paranoia about disease can go viral. We've seen this happen around the world with a wide range of illnesses, from swine flu to SARS to Ebola.
And even after threats are addressed, a new form of...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 12:35 PM
No time passes faster than summer vacation. That means it is never too early to think about back-to-school immunizations for the kids.
The Florida Department of Health (DOH) in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties have revved up their...