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  • Football Players Battle Heat Related Injuries

    Football Players Battle Heat Related Injuries
    Heat and humidity go hand-in-hand with Texas in the summer and it arrives each year just in time for football practice. Athletes from the pro's to college to high school are sweating now in hopes of being successful this Fall, but all that practicing...
  • 'Party' Drug May Help With Bipolar Depression

    'Party' Drug May Help With Bipolar Depression
    Ketamine, a prescription drug used as an anesthetic—and used illegally as a party drug at raves—may have a role in treating people with bipolar depression, according to a study released Monday. Previous research has shown that ketamine can...
  • Homes for the hardest of the hard-core homeless

    Homes for the hardest of the hard-core homeless
    The searchers carved skid row into quadrants and advanced in small groups, aiming flashlights into the cold. They moved between nylon tents and cardboard lean-tos in the Toy District, where junkies had stripped the streetlights and left whole blocks in...
  • Link Between Schizophrenia, Cat Parasite Studied

    Link Between Schizophrenia, Cat Parasite Studied
    Johns Hopkins University scientists trying to determine why people develop serious mental illness are focusing on an unlikely factor: a common parasite spread by cats. The researchers say the microbes, called Toxoplasma gondii, invade the human brain and...
  • As aid bill for sick 9/11 responders fails, court settlement may be workers' only option

    As aid bill for sick 9/11 responders fails, court settlement may be workers' only option
    A bill that would have provided up to $7.4 billion in aid to people sickened by World Trade Center dust fell short in the House on Thursday, raising the possibility that the bulk of compensation for the ill will come from a legal settlement hammered out...
  • NYC Eateries Begin Posting Health Inspection Grades

    NYC Eateries Begin Posting Health Inspection Grades
    A Queens deli apparently took top honors as the cleanest place to dine in the Big Apple, according to a new letter grading system put into place Wednesday by the Department of Health. Health officials began its new inspections yesterday and awarded the...
  • Recalls don't get all tainted groceries

    Until three years ago, Kenneth Maxwell enjoyed Banquet chicken and turkey pot pies so much he ate them three or four times a week. They were easy to prepare, and Maxwell could eat one for lunch and quickly return to work as an electrician. When cases...
  • Late preterm birth increases risk of respiratory illness

    Attention pregnant women: No, you cannot spring the baby early because you're tired of swelling, heartburn and frequent trips to the bathroom. Yet another study shows that being born even a few weeks early is not healthy for the baby. In the new study,...
  • Hundreds Report Oil Spill Related Illnesses

    Hundreds Report Oil Spill Related Illnesses
    Since the oil spill began in April, hundreds of people have gotten sick. That's according to a new report from the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals. The report says 324 people have reported oil spill related illnesses. A majority of those are...
  • ‘60 Minutes,’ ‘Big Brother’ help CBS to Sunday win

     
    Is deceptive Matt helping “Big Brother” score this summer? The Illinois web designer has said his wife is suffering an illness — an illness he made up. He's the head of household this week, and his wicked ways brought the CBS reality...
  • Like crabs in the steamer

     
    Here we go, dear readers, staggering into what could well be some of the hottest, steamiest couple of days this summer. First, the warnings:Excessive Heat Watch: posted for Saturday in Baltimore, Southern Baltimore County, Washington, D.C., Arlington,...