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Health & Fitness

Cedar Falls police have open prescription drug drop-off

Cedar Falls police to have prescription drug drop-off in secure box available at all hours
Published: 08/29/15

Judge rejects call to block Walker from expanding Medicaid

Judge rejects legislators' call to block Alaska governor from expanding Medicaid
Published: 08/29/15

'Candy Man' doctor guilty of issuing illegal prescriptions

California doctor convicted of illegally prescribing drugs; authorities say some patients died
Published: 08/29/15

Study: Monroe could drop a few pant sizes

Study: With high obesity rates, Monroe could drop a few pant sizes
Published: 08/29/15
USF student injured in Cuba flown home for free

USF student injured in Cuba flown home for free

TAMPA — Moments after Barbara Jimenez stepped off the medical transport plane at the International Jet Center on Friday, she was escorted onto a stretcher, lifted into an ambulance and whisked away to Tampa General Hospital. ...
Published: 08/28/15
Updated: 08/29/15
USF gives new hope to driven student with rare disease

USF gives new hope to driven student with rare disease

A poster hangs in Sam Bridgman’s bedroom of a triumphant Muhammad Ali after a boxing match, with the caption “Impossible is nothing.” Ali’s immortal words have a become a battle cry. He likes to think of the unseen opponent Ali has just beaten as the disease Friedreich’s ataxia, a rare degenerative disorder that began to take over his body when he was a 15-year-old high school freshman.
Published: 08/28/15
Updated: 08/29/15
Illinois fires coach Tim Beckman 1 week before season opener

Illinois fires coach Tim Beckman 1 week before season opener

Illinois fires Tim Beckman 1 week before opener amid probe into player mistreatment claims
Published: 08/29/15

NY to require full vaccine series before kids start school

NY revises immunization rules to require full vaccination series before children start school
Published: 08/28/15

Southern Indiana's HIV outbreak tops 180 cases

Southern Indiana's HIV outbreak tops 180 cases; outbreak tied to needle-sharing
Published: 08/28/15

Maine immunization rates for toddlers now nation's highest

Maine immunization rates for toddlers now nation's highest after lagging behind US average
Published: 08/28/15