Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

Bernie Kosar’s doctor on the holistic treatment bringing the Browns great relief from his headaches

Friday, April 28th, 2017

LYNDHURST, Ohio - For three years, former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar has been undergoing treatments for his concussion-related headaches at VitalHealth Partners in Lyndhurst under the care of Dr. Todd Pesek, M.D. Pesek is Founding Holistic Physician and CEO of VitalHealth as well as Chief Medical Officer for Heinen’s Grocery Stores and author of “Eat Yourself Super.” “My approach is one of enabling the body’s natural physiology to flourish,” Dr. Pesek said. Pesek’s holistic care approach emphasizes a superfoods diet including leafy greens kale, cabbage, mesculin, arugula and spinach along with rainbow vegetables like peppers, garlic, beets, onions, tomatoes and sweet potatoes. It also includes

The Aaron Hernandez Suicide: A Football Brain Injury Link?

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Boston University researchers will be studying the brain of Aaron Hernandez, the former football player who on April 19 was found to have died by suicide while in prison. If those researchers find evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, the former New England Patriots tight end would join the growing list of former professional football players afflicted by the brain disease—and the list of those who have died by suicide. The CTE Center, part of the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center, is receiving the brain.

Did a football brain injury help drive Aaron Hernandez to suicide?

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Boston University researchers will be studying the brain of Aaron Hernandez, the former football player who on April 19 was found to have died by suicide while in prison. If those researchers find evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, the former New England Patriots tight end would join the growing list of former professional football players afflicted by the brain disease—and the list of those who have died by suicide. The CTE Center, part of the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center, is receiving the brain. The center has found evidence of CTE in 90 of the 94 brains of former professional football players it has studied. “What it means is there is a link between the types

The Aaron Hernandez Suicide: A Football Brain Injury Link?

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Boston University researchers will be studying the brain of Aaron Hernandez, the former football player who on April 19 was found to have died by suicide while in prison. If those researchers find evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, the former New England Patriots tight end would join the growing list of former professional football players afflicted by the brain disease—and the list of those who have died by suicide. The CTE Center, part of the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center, is receiving the brain.

America’s Largest Mall, With 500 Stores, Turns 25 Years Old

Friday, April 21st, 2017

News and forecasts about the death of malls are premature, at least for the largest one in the United States. Mall of America, which houses 520 stores, turns 25 years old this weekend. It continues to flourish in way that has to be the envy of most of

Hall of Famer Rod Carew is alive because of former NFL player’s organ donation

Friday, April 14th, 2017

Former New York Jets and Baltimore Ravens tight end Konrad Reuland died of a brain aneurysm in December at the age of 29. One of the organ donor’s kidneys went to a woman in her 60s, his liver to a man in his 50s, and his heart and other kidney to a 71-year-old man, according to the Mercury News. Carew had been placed on a transplant list after a heart attack he suffered in 2015.