Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

My Cause My Cleats: Which causes are the Falcons supporting?

Saturday, December 4th, 2021

Here's a look at each cause the Falcons will be supporting on their cleats this Sunday against the Buccaneers.

From Brady to Djokovic, Aaron Rodgers is not the first athlete to dabble in quackery

Friday, November 12th, 2021

Through the years sports stars have proven especially keen to champion pseudo-science, even as the claimed benefits turn out to be junk Aaron Rodgers has been in the spotlight since his positive Covid-19 test. Photograph: Aaron Gash/AP “I’m somebody who is a critical thinker,” Aaron Rodgers said, completely without irony, during his credibility-immolating interview on The Pat McAfee Show last week after news of his Covid-positive result broke the internet. And who couldn’t take the NFL MVP at hi

Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Moffit Cancer Center launches ‘Connection to Cancer Program’

Thursday, October 21st, 2021

The Moffitt Cancer Center has teamed up with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to bring awareness to the importance of cancer screenings and early detection by designing the "Connection to Cancer Program," a news release from the NFL team explains. This year-round initiative will "showcase stories of courage from those impacted by cancer including Moffitt patients and survivors and Bucs players and coaches," the release says.

Hundreds of People a Day Visit Monoclonal Antibody Site at Kiwanis Island Park for

Tuesday, August 24th, 2021

Walk-ins are being accepted at this time Monoclonal antibody treatments can prevent hospitalization or death in high-risk patients and others suffering from COVID-19 symptoms. BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA – Nearly 200 people a day are visiting Kiwanis Island Park on Merritt Island, where a state-run monoclonal antibody therapy treatment site is now open for patients diagnosed with COVID-19 or considered high risk if infected.

Ex-Lion cornerback Alex Brown charged in wrong-way drunk driving crash, injuring 2

Monday, August 16th, 2021

FOX 2 - Former Detroit Lions cornerback Alex Brown has been charged with two counts of operating while under the influence causing serious injury and two counts of reckless driving causing serious injury. The charges come following an Sunday morning car accident that injured two people including a teammate who was a passenger and another driver, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy's office announced Monday. He was cut by the team Sunday afternoon.

No masks, thousands of fans; Doctors share concern ahead of Garth Brooks concert at Arrowhead

Monday, August 2nd, 2021

While the Chiefs recommend masks for anyone attending the concert who isn’t vaccinated, masks are not required inside the stadium, even with Kansas City’s mask mandate. Arrowhead is considered to be an outdoor facility and the city’s emergency order only mandates masks indoors. The anticipated lack of masks at the popular concert concerns some Kansas City doctors.

Army base requires vaccination proof for no mask

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021

An Army base in Alabama is requiring soldiers to show proof of vaccination to go without face masks as the state sees an uptick in coronavirus cases — a rise attributed to low vaccination rates in the state. The measure was put in place Tuesday at Fort Rucker, the home of the Army’s aviation program. Any soldier not wearing a mask can be asked to show their vaccination card.

Mask Mandate In Pennsylvania Set To End At Midnight

Sunday, June 27th, 2021

HARRISBURG (KDKA) – In just a few hours, the mandatory mask mandate in Pennsylvania will be lifted. However, saying goodbye to the masks is garnering mixed reactions from the public. Beginning at 12:01 a.m.

Is fear of needles keeping you from COVID vaccine?

Friday, June 25th, 2021

An average healthy person will get at least 165 needle sticks over a lifetime, based on routine vaccinations and tests, according to Harvard Health. But could the fear of needles keep you from getting vaccinated against COVID-19, which has claimed more than 603,000 lives in the United States? Trypanophobia is a common condition characterized by irrational, extreme fear or aversion to blood or needles.

Some fully vaccinated people may still get sick if exposed to variants, CDC warns

Friday, June 25th, 2021

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told CNN Friday that the agency is tracking the Delta coronavirus variant, among others -- and warned that there is a small chance a fully vaccinated person could still get infected if they're exposed. "Current data suggest that COVID-19 vaccines authorized for use in the United States offer protection against most variants currently spreading in the United States.