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  1. Tim Shaw, former Tennessee Titans special teamer, reveals ALS dia...

    Paul Kuharsky

    Former Tennessee Titans linebacker and special teamer Tim Shaw revealed Tuesday in a video on the team's website that he has ALS.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  2. Why States Should Aim For 100 Percent Vaccination

    The United States and most of the rest of the developed world enjoy very high vaccination rates for routine childhood illness -- typically over 90 percent. But in the last decade or two, these vaccination rates have stagnated and even declined in som...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  3. How chikungunya may impact baseball

    Jon Shepherd

    Although now overshadowed by the Ebola virus epidemic in several nations in Africa, the arrival and establishment of the chikungunya virus in the Americas had been the emerging infectious disease story. This may not seem at first like a baseball stor...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  4. MLB - Connections through a softball championship and cancer

    Jim Caple

    Former World Series manager Fred Hutchinson died of cancer 50 years ago. When a friend from a championship team of 25 years ago passed this summer, Jim Caple's thoughts turned to the connection the game, and the disease, brings us.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  5. Drew Carroll of Rice quits football due to kidney disease

    Former Rice senior offensive lineman Drew Carroll thought he had just broken his tailbone, but what he believed to be a straightforward football injury turned out to be a kidney disease that has cut short his playing career.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2014
  6. 'Ice Bucket Challenge' goes viral

    ESPNBoston.com

    The "Ice Bucket Challenge" has gone viral among Boston athletes, and it's all to raise awareness for ALS and support one of their own -- Pete Frates, the former Boston College baseball captain who is battling the disease. The 29-year-old Frates can n...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  7. Dear Mona, How Many Kids Break A Bone?

    Dear Mona, My 4-year-old broke her leg. I'd like to tell her how many other kids break their legs, but I wasn't able to find any answer.Can you help me reassure her with how many other kids break their legs or arms? Dear Drew,...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  8. Sky defeat Liberty in Elena Delle Donne's return

    Fowles, Quigley lead Sky past Liberty 87-74

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 31, 2014
  9. Elena Delle Donne of Chicago Sky returns to lineup vs. New York L...

    Elena Delle Donne has been sidelined with a recurrence of Lyme disease that's forced her to miss 17 of the Chicago Sky's last 18 games. She will make her return to the lineup Thursday night when Chicago hosts New York.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2014
  10. WNBA - Chicago Sky's Elena Delle Donne savors return to court

    Melissa Isaacson

    Elena Delle Donne has been fighting Lyme Disease for years, but the latest flare-up, which cost her 17 games and a month away from the Sky, brought on the worst symptoms yet.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2014
  11. We Still Don't Know How Deadly the Ebola Outbreak in West Af...

    As the spreads through West Africa, media reports have repeatedly cited health officials who say the virus kills up to 90 percent of people it infects. CNN has skipped the "up to" in , reporting that typically...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  12. Prospect Jorge Lopez of Milwaukee Brewers worries for seriously i...

    One of the Milwaukee Brewers' top prospects is balancing an All-Star season while worrying for his seriously ill son.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2014
  13. #HotSportsTakes: Marshawn Lynch and the Prescription for Me-First...

    Andrew Sharp

    Every now and then, we will attempt to write the worst sports column on earth. Today: Let's talk about Marshawn Lynch and a winning culture. LAKE WASHINGTON, WA - It's sad, but it's not surprising. It's news, but it a...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  14. Mom taught me to fight

    Krystal Thomas

    Krystal Thomas is in her fourth WNBA season, playing this year with the Indiana Fever. When she was 16, she lost her mother, Natalie, to breast cancer. When I think of the word "cancer," I don't think of a life-threatening disease. I think of the ...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  15. Pat Bowlen gives up control of Denver Broncos while he battles Al...

    Longtime Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has given up control of the team as he battles Alzheimer's disease.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  16. Sue Bird of the Seattle Storm and Ivory Latta of Washington Mysti...

    Sue Bird and Ivory Latta have been selected as replacements for Saturday's All-Star game by WNBA President Laurel J. Richie.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2014