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Jessamine County Health DepartmentFor those interested in starting an exercise program in the New Year, the Jessamine County Health Department (JCHD) can help. Each year, one in every three adults age 65 and older falls. Falls can cause moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures...
Roger Ebert has had his share of health problems in recent years, including losing his jaw to cancer. The film critic had another setback Thursday after falling and suffering a fractured hip. News first reached many fans through Ebert's wife, Chaz,...
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At age 18 and with the blessing of her family, Sajina Tamang left her home in Nepal to work as a housekeeper in Lebanon. Finding work abroad was her ticket to self-sufficiency, one of the few career paths open to a rural girl in one of the world's most...
The steady drumbeat of bear sightings in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains reached a crescendo last week, with two unusual incidents punctuating a season full of bear activity. Bear-turned-celebrity Meatball, aka Glen Bearian, saw his run in the...
Tags: Injuries and Wounds
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Contrary to some past research, a new study finds that elderly adults who have cataract surgery could face an increased risk of falls and fractures in the next year - at least if they have only one eye done. The increase was...
The family of a wheelchair-bound Newport Beach man who was attacked by an unknown assailant is raising funds to help pay his immediate medical bills. Alan Halderman, 56, got into an altercation on the Balboa Peninsula with another man Aug. 6. He was...
The Hartford CourantThe way I figure it, the scalpel used on Jim Calhoun's fractured hip during surgery Saturday night may as well be used to engrave in stone that he'll 100 percent, for sure, take-it-to-the-bank return for his 27th year asUConn men's basketballcoach. As...
The family members of a handicapped man are asking for the public's help in identifying an assailant they believe pushed him from his wheelchair and caused his hip to break. Alan Halderman, 56, of Newport Beach was coming home from the pharmacy in his...
Tags: Stroke, Injuries and Wounds
L.A. NOWThe family of a disabled Newport Beach man asks for the public's help in identifying an assailant they believe pushed Alan Halderman, 56, from his wheelchair and caused a broken hip....
The teenager charged in connection with a fatal Brownsburg, Ind. crash that killed one teenager and seriously injured three others withdrew his denial of the charges against him in court Tuesday and was sentenced to probation. Chris Hubbard, 17,...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new analysis of nearly a dozen studies testing vitamin D in older individuals has concluded that it takes a daily dose of at least 800 international units (IU) to consistently prevent broken bones. A dose that high was found...
The State of Michigan Court of Appeals has reversed a decision made by Charlevoix County's 33rd Circuit Court to deny Boyne USA's motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the company by a man who injured himself while skiing, according to a recently...
Dec 27, 2012 |Story| Jessamine Journal
Dec 7, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Sep 21, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Sep 1, 2012 |Story| LA Canada
Aug 17, 2012 |Story| Reuters
Aug 21, 2012 |Story| Daily Pilot
Aug 5, 2012 |Column| Hartford Courant
Aug 8, 2012 |Story| Daily Pilot
Aug 10, 2012 | Los Angeles Times
Jul 3, 2012 |Column| WXIN-LTV
Jul 5, 2012 |Story| Reuters
May 21, 2012 |Story| Petoskey News
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