• K-State researcher finds exercise aids in cancer recovery

    Published: Tue, May 5, 2015

    MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas State University researcher has found that fast-walking or a light jogging on a regular basis can improve cancer treatments. The university announced Monday that Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology Brad Behnke found a link between moderate...

  • Colorado Springs area wellness events starting May 5, 2015

    By carlotta Olson -
    Published: Tue, May 5, 2015

    Health Notes appears on a space-available basis, free for nonprofits. Send information at least two weeks in advance: email carlotta.olson@gazette.com or fax 636-0202. American Diabetes Association - Living with Type 2 diabetes classes, free. Registration: diabetes.org/colorado,...

  • Family: Teens still critical 6 weeks after resort poisoning

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    Two Delaware teenagers sickened by a banned pesticide that was sprayed at the Caribbean resort where they were staying are still in critical condition more than six weeks later, their family said Monday. Sean and Ryan Esmond and their parents fell ill after an applicator working for...

  • Legislature hits home stretch with many issues unresolved

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont lawmakers head into what are expected to be the final two weeks of their 2015 session with debates still unresolved on taxes, water quality, education, vaccines and other issues. House Speaker Shap Smith said Monday he expects the Legislature to complete...

  • Hawaii committee passes medical marijuana dispensaries bill

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — Patients have waited nearly 15 years for legal access to medical marijuana in Hawaii, and they are now one step closer to reaching that goal. A bill to set up a system of medical marijuana dispensaries cleared its final committee hurdle on Monday, sending the bill to...

  • SurveyMonkey CEO died of head trauma in exercise accident

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — SurveyMonkey CEO David Goldberg died of severe head trauma in an exercise accident in the Mexican resort town of Punta Mita, a Mexican state official said Monday. Goldberg, husband of Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg, was found lying next to a treadmill on Friday...

  • Louisiana Senate passes bill allowing medical marijuana

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Roughly a year after a medical marijuana bill was shot down in committee, the Louisiana Senate on Monday passed a similar proposal that could get medical-grade pot to those suffering from cancer, glaucoma and a severe form of cerebral palsy. The bill sponsored...

  • Minnesota moves to help farmers whose flocks hit by bird flu

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers moved quickly on Monday to help turkey farmers beset by a deadly and growing outbreak of bird flu, putting together a patchwork of loan programs and emergency response funding to cover farmers' losses. The House voted 110 to 18 for a budget...

  • Nevada bill would define obesity as chronic disease

    Yesterday

    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Obesity could soon be defined as a chronic disease, and Nevada officials would be required to compile an annual report about what's being done to fight it in the state. The provisions are part of SB402, a bill sponsored by Democratic Sen. Mo Denis and...

  • University says county GMO measure could hamper research

    Yesterday

    CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State University says a Benton County ballot measure that seeks to ban the cultivation of genetically modified crops in the county could hurt GMO-related university research projects. Backers of Measure 2-89, the Local Food System Ordinance of Benton...

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