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  • High school football saving brains as game goes on

    High school football saving brains as game goes on
    (Reuters) - In the small northeast Ohio town of Massillon, a few miles from the National Football Hall of Fame, some 20,000 fans pack into a high school stadium, drowning out the roar of a real tiger mascot on the sidelines. Football is akin to...
  • Studies expand on soda's role in growing obesity

    Studies expand on soda's role in growing obesity
    As public health leaders step up their efforts to temper Americans' thirst for sugar-sweetened beverages, a new set of published studies has found that removing sugary drinks from kids' diets slows weight gain in heavy teens and reduces the odds that...
  • Screen all adults for alcohol misuse: task force

    Screen all adults for alcohol misuse: task force
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Health providers should screen all adults and pregnant women for risky drinking habits, a government-backed expert panel said Monday in new draft recommendations. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force guidelines were...
  • Beloved Actor Andy Griffith Died of a Heart Attack

    Beloved Actor Andy Griffith Died of a Heart Attack
    MANTEO, N.C. -- Actor Andy Griffith, the man who played folksy Sheriff Andy Taylor in the fictional town of Mayberry, died Tuesday at the age of 86, his family said. Griffith died at about 7 a.m. at his home on Roanoke Island, according to Dare County,...
  • More National Merit Scholarship winners announced

    The last of the winners of the 2012 National Merit Scholarship competition have been named. From Corona del Mar High School, Nicholas Charles Roy won the college-sponsored scholarship for Northwestern University and states his likely career field as...
  • Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute marks 2 years in operation

    Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute marks 2 years in operation
    Two years ago, in September 2010, the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute treated its first patient for prostate cancer. After years of planning and seed money from local, state and federal sources, HUPTI, a $225 million project — the...
  • Keith Hornsby to transfer to LSU

    Keith Hornsby to transfer to LSU
    WILLIAMSBURG -- Keith Hornsby has always dreamed of playing college basketball at the highest level. The Williamsburg native will get that wish, electing to transfer from the University of North Carolina-Asheville to Louisiana State University....
  • UNC-Charlotte gives Foundation Academy CB Denzel Irvin first FBS offer

    UNC-Charlotte gives Foundation Academy CB Denzel Irvin first FBS offer
    If Denzel Irvin decides that his college football path will take him the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, he could certainly draw from past experience when it comes to trying to help put a budding football program on the map. That’s exactly...
  • Male soccer players more prone to hamstring strains

    Male soccer players more prone to hamstring strains
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men are more likely to strain a hamstring playing college soccer than women, according to a new analysis of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) injury records. The findings also suggest that games - as compared...
  • UCI ranks high on magazine's best-value list

    A recent ranking of the 100 best-value public schools in 2012 listed UC Irvine as No. 16 — one of five California schools in the top 20. UCI, according to the ranking made by Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine, admits 47% of those who apply and...
  • Diabetes remission possible with diet, exercise

    Diabetes remission possible with diet, exercise
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One in nine people with diabetes saw their blood sugar levels dip back to a normal or "pre-diabetes" level after a year on an intensive diet and exercise program, in a new study. Complete remission of type 2 diabetes is...
  • Fate leads former Hampton All-American Ronald Curry to 49ers coaching job

    Fate leads former Hampton All-American Ronald Curry to 49ers coaching job
    The rejections stung, sure. They always do. But Ronald Curry had overcome far more, and a few job interviews that didn't pan out weren't about to discourage him. "Everything happens for a reason," he said Friday afternoon. "That's how I've always...