NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For Jeffery Simmons, being sidelined by COVID-19 and having to watch his Tennessee teammates beat Buffalo without him hurt.
DENVER (AP) — In the early hours of an April morning, at her home in Erie, Malea Anderson woke up with what felt like an explosion of ice water up her spine and into her head. She had a massive...
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — An internal investigation found that jailers and nurses at the St. Louis County Justice Center believed that a man suspected of shooting and wounding an officer had a bad...
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for shooting his girlfriend, who didn't realize she survived a bullet to the brain until she went to the hospital for...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards promotes his Medicaid expansion program as a central reelection selling point, but the contracts that provide those health services are becoming an...
BOSTON (AP) — A U.S. diplomat who said he suffered headaches and memory loss under mysterious circumstances while stationed in China pledged Friday to donate his brain to head injury...
HOUSTON (AP) — Juan de León Gutiérrez told his mother he was calling from a warehouse in Mexico, hidden by a human smuggler who had been paid to take the teenager into the United States.
CHICAGO (AP) — New children's concussion guidelines from the U.S. government recommend against routine X-rays and blood tests for diagnosis and reassure parents that most kids' symptoms clear up within one to three months.
Signs of potentially more serious injuries that may warrant CT imaging scans include vomiting, unconsciousness and severe, worsening headaches, according to the guidelines released Tuesday.
It doesn't take a huge unpaid medical bill to make a collection agency come calling ... and calling.
Researchers found in a study of credit reports that more than 2 percent of adults had medical bills under $200 sent to a collection agency. Over half of the annual medical collections were for less than $600, according to the study, which examined 2016 credit reports for more than 4 million unidentified people.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hornets coach Steve Clifford has battled headaches for the past two years.
But when the pain became so intense before a Charlotte home game last December it frightened him, and he couldn't ignore the problem any longer.
New, long-acting drugs may hold hope for millions of people who often suffer migraines. Studies of two of these medicines, given as shots every month or so, found they cut the frequency of the notoriously painful and disabling headaches.
The drugs are the first preventive medicines developed specifically for migraines. They work by interfering with a substance involved in modifying nerve signaling and progression of pain and symptoms.
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — DeShone Kizer gets a migraine headache once or twice a year.
Unfortunately, Cleveland's rookie quarterback was afflicted by a nasty one Sunday — in his second NFL game, before a deafening, hostile crowd, and against one of the league's most tenacious defenses.
"That's one of my biggest fears being a guy who does get chronic migraines, it was bound to happen sometime for me," he said Monday, a day after a migraine forced him out of a 24-10 loss to the Baltimore Ravens.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Playing against the Baltimore Ravens defense turned out to be a real headache for Cleveland Browns rookie DeShone Kizer.
Long before he threw the last of his three interceptions Sunday, Kizer left the game with a migraine. He returned in the third quarter, but the former Notre Dame starter never quite found a comfort level in a 24-10 defeat.
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Gerald Zavorsky, Georgia State University
BOSTON (AP) — More than 1,000 migraine and headache specialists from around the world will gather in Boston this week to present the latest data on new therapies for headache disorders.
The American Headache Society's 59th annual scientific meeting will be held Thursday through Sunday at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel.
Leading clinical researchers on headache disorders will present data, particularly on migraine, cluster headache and post-traumatic headache.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A judge has ruled against a Rhode Island textile company accused of discriminating against a woman when she was denied an internship because she uses medical marijuana to treat migraine headaches.
The Superior Court judge's decision released Tuesday found that the Westerly-based Darlington Fabrics Corp. had violated the state's Hawkins-Slater Medical Marijuana Act, which prevents discrimination against card-carrying medical marijuana users.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Symptoms of concussion are complicating the Super Rugby return of All Blacks hooker Dane Coles following knee and calf injuries.
Chris Boyd, coach of the Wellington-based Hurricanes, says Coles is experiencing exercise-induced headaches which are making it difficult to train sufficiently to recover from other injuries.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Beth Henry's eyes sometimes itch and her throat begins to swell when she's on an American Airlines plane, even if she's not wearing a new uniform blamed by thousands of flight attendants for causing allergies.
Henry and other flight attendants think the airline hasn't done enough to protect them.
WASHINGTON (AP) — After waking up with a migraine headache on Friday, John Wall could at least go to bed knowing his Washington Wizards are back in the playoffs.
Wall overcame his symptoms to score 22 points, Bradley Beal added 19, and the Wizards defeated the Brooklyn Nets 129-108 on Friday to help secure their third postseason berth in four years.
"Just play," said Wall of his approach. "I've played through a lot of stuff. I'll be all right."
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — A mysterious odor at a Pennsylvania business park has sickened workers for the second time this week, sending several to the hospital with nausea and headaches.
About 400 people were made to leave businesses in Hanover Township just north of Bethlehem on Thursday morning.
Township Manager John Finnigan says five people went to the hospital with complaints of nausea and headaches.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Percy Harvin's comeback lasted just two games after the Buffalo Bills placed the receiver on the season-ending reserve-non-football-illness list because of migraines.
The team announced the roster move Monday, a day after Harvin missed his second consecutive game since he began experiencing headaches. The move comes a month since the Bills lured the receiver out of retirement.
WASHINGTON (AP) — If North Korea has been a foreign policy headache for Barack Obama's presidency, it threatens to be a migraine for his successor. The next president will likely contend with an adversary able to strike the continental U.S. with a nuclear weapon.
CHICAGO (AP) — Sugar pills worked as well at preventing kids' migraines as two commonly used headache medicines, but had fewer side effects, in a study that may lead doctors to rethink how they treat a common ailment in children and teens.
PHOENIX (AP) — Despite all the rehabilitation, the headaches would not go away. The imbalance, while better, was still there. His speech improved, but vision and hearing issues persisted.
Months after the blow that caused his concussion, Rudy Ayala still had significant symptoms.
Though he loved playing football, the lingering problems, along with watching a friend suffer a similar injury, led Ayala to make a difficult decision: He walked away from football.