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Palmer Says He Has Cancer Of Prostate Pga Legend To Return Home For More Tests

Arnold Palmer has put his career on hold. Photo by Associated Press


Yeltsin Recuperating Through January

Doctors said Friday that President Boris Yeltsin will be out of action recovering from pneumonia at least through the end of January, adding to speculation that his health is significantly …


Heart Attack Puts Sinatra Back In Hospital

Frank Sinatra was hospitalized Thursday with an apparent heart attack, a month after celebrating his 81st birthday and just two days after being released from another hospital stay. “He appears …


Find Right Time To Exercise Getting Sweaty At Midnight Is Fine If That’s When You Get Optimal Results From Your Workout Routine

Have you ever wondered whether there is an optimal time to work out? Is morning better than night? Is afternoon better than either of those? Do you burn more calories …


Gulf War Illness ‘Is Real’ Researcher Blames Chemicals, Not Stress

The elusive “Gulf War Syndrome” was caused by combinations of usually harmless chemicals that mingled as they came into contact with U.S. troops during the 1991 Persian Gulf War, according …


‘Ab’ Machines Best At Trimming Down Your Wallet Scientists Say Crunch Devices Don’t Improve Bent-Leg Sit-Ups

Want to flatten that tummy? Lose those love handles? Cultivate a washboard abdomen? If you have not already invested in an “ab” device, you might just save your money, get …


Doctors Under-Use Heart Drug

Doctors are missing the chance to save thousands of lives because they under-use a drug known to prevent deaths among elderly heart attack survivors, according to a study published today. …


Non-Hunger Eating Adds Extra Pounds

Question: What’s the difference between naturally thin people and fat ones? Answer: Thin people eat when they’re hungry and stop when they’re full. It seems so basic, this thing called …


Artery Disease Linked To Cysts In Ovaries

Researchers in New Zealand say there appears to be a link between coronary artery disease and multiple cysts in the ovaries, a finding that suggests doctors treating either condition should …


Ex-Bsu Coach Allen’s Cancer Spreading Rapidly

Former Boise State University football coach Pokey Allen was in a Missoula hospital on Saturday as cancer continued spreading quickly through his body. Dr. Carolyn Collins said Allen was in …


Vitamin Pills Popular As Disease Preventers

The last time I visited my parents, I realized that my mom had turned into a bit of a pill popper. The breakfast table was laden with bottles of vitamins …


The Best Defense A Little Exercise Goes A Long Way Toward Winning War With Microbes Of Winter

Medical science still has not figured out how to cure the common cold, but the folks in the white coats may have discovered how to avoid it. Outwalk it. Moderate …


Coughlin Will Stay In Florida For Holidays

The Rev. Bernard Coughlin, chancellor at Gonzaga University, will spend Christmas in Gainesville, Fla., recovering from open-heart surgery. By New Year’s Day, doctors may allow him to travel to his …


Doctors Don’t Recommend Re-Vaccinating Most People

The first weakened flu vaccine ever detected by scientists may have been used by two Spokane hospitals, but officials are not recommending re-vaccinating most people. Only Deaconess Medical Center and …


Gu Chancellor Recovering After Heart Surgery Coughlin In Critical But Stable Condition

The Rev. Bernard Coughlin was in critical but stable condition Wednesday night following open-heart surgery at a Florida hospital. The Gonzaga University chancellor suffered a heart attack Monday morning while …


Alzheimer’s Tied To Emf Exposure Study: Seamstresses Have About Three To Five Times The Normal Risk

Adding to growing evidence that electromagnetic fields may be linked to Alzheimer’s disease, University of Southern California researchers report today that the incidence of the disease is sharply higher among …


Coughlin’s Condition Fair Following Heart Attack

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Archbishop Murphy Completes Treatment

Archbishop Thomas J. Murphy has finished his first round of chemotherapy for his leukemia, is off dialysis and is in good spirits, a spokesman for the diocese said. A blood …


Mother Teresa Eager To Leave Hospital

As Mother Teresa’s bronchial pneumonia started clearing up and her heart gained more strength Friday, she picked up the telephone and spoke to her Missionaries of Charity home. “Hello sisters, …


Yeltsin Recuperating At Hunting Lodge

President Boris Yeltsin moved to his hunting lodge northwest of Moscow on Monday and will stay at least a week to finish recuperating from quintuple heart bypass surgery, his spokesman …


Mother Teresa Stable; Lung Infection Persists

Mother Teresa, who appeared fatigued over the weekend, was doing a bit better Monday, but was unable to walk on her own because of a stubborn lung infection. The 86-year-old …


Mother Teresa’s Pneumonia Delays Treatment For Heart Ailment

Mother Teresa appeared tired and her condition deteriorated slightly Sunday, as doctors tried to cure her pneumonia so that they could concentrate on her heart ailment. “Mother is still not …


Czech President Still On Respirator

Vaclav Havel still needs a respirator, but his doctors were optimistic Saturday that the Czech president was recovering after surgery for lung cancer and subsequent complications. On Monday, doctors removed …


Mother Teresa Starts Working From Hospital

Mother Teresa resumed working from her hospital ward Saturday, still suffering from a lung infection that has complicated efforts to treat her irregular heartbeat. The 86-year-old Catholic nun met with …


Presence Of Sarin Confirmed In Gulf Deadly Toxin Found In Iraqi Rocket

U.N. investigators have confirmed the presence of the deadly chemical agent sarin at the site of an Iraqi weapons dump blown up by Americans during the Persian Gulf War, the …


Czech President Ok After Surgery

President Vaclav Havel read books, watched TV and made telephone calls Wednesday in the intensive care unit of a hospital where he is recovering from surgery to remove a tumor …


Clinton To Listen To Doctor, Give His Voice A Rest

President Clinton plans a quiet week. Photo by Associated Press


Archbishop Begins Chemotherapy Treatment

Archbishop Thomas J. Murphy started chemotherapy Wednesday for his leukemia, a diocese spokesman said. The treatment usually takes seven days, but it is followed by waiting to determine whether the …


Murphy To Undergo Chemotherapy Doctors Confirm Archbishop Has Leukemia; Hunthausen Expected To Arrive In Seattle

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Seattle Archbishop In Hospital Leukemia Is Preliminary Diagnosis, Spokesman Says

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