Dr. Scott Jensen wins GOP endorsement for Minnesota governor | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By STEVE KARNOWSKI – Associated Press ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Dr. Scott Jensen, a skeptic of the government’s response to COVID-19, won the Minnesota GOP’s endorsement after a wild ride on Saturday to challenge Democratic Gov. Tim Walz in the November election, going over the top on the ninth ballot with 65% of the vote. … Read more

Dr. Scott Jensen wins GOP endorsement for Minnesota governor | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By STEVE KARNOWSKI – Associated Press ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Dr. Scott Jensen, a skeptic of the government’s response to COVID-19, won the Minnesota GOP’s endorsement after a wild ride on Saturday to challenge Democratic Gov. Tim Walz in the November election, going over the top on the ninth ballot with 65% of the vote. … Read more

SunnyDays in Bentonville focusing on physical and mental health

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — “SunnyDays” is a series of events focused on physical, mental and spiritual experiences, according to the news release. It is led by world-renowned practitioners and wellness leaders from New York City and Los Angeles-based studio, “The Class.” SunnyDays supports residents of northwest Arkansas to participate in the unique experiences. There are … Read more

Taking ibuprofen or paracetamol in pregnancy raises premature and stillbirth risk by 50%: study

Pregnant women who take painkillers are more likely to have complications, a study has found. Aberdeen University researchers found there were higher rates of preterm birth and stillbirth among women who took over-the-counter pain relief such as paracetamol and ibuprofen. Premature birth was roughly 50 per cent more likely among women who took one of … Read more

Race tightens as Minnesota GOP picks candidate for governor | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By STEVE KARNOWSKI – Associated Press ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Republicans reconvened Saturday to endorse a candidate to challenge Democratic Gov. Tim Walz in the November election, and three candidates were tightly bunched after three ballots. Lexington Mayor Mike Murphy took a razor-thin lead with 31.79% of the vote after dermatologist Neil Shah dropped … Read more

Race is tight as Minnesota GOP picks candidate for governor | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By STEVE KARNOWSKI – Associated Press ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Republicans reconvened Saturday to endorse a candidate to challenge Democratic Gov. Tim Walz in the November election but the five candidates were tightly bunched on the early ballots, showing that all had earned loyal pockets of support. Dr. Scott Jensen, a vaccine skeptic and … Read more

‘Be More For 24’ campaign raises money for mental health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and a Western New York Phys Ed Teacher is challenging the community to burn some calories, log some miles and some raise some money to help people dealing with mental illness. It’s called “Be More for 24.” Those interested are asked to run 24 miles in 24 hours. Only … Read more

As USA Games near, some Special Olympics athletes in limbo over COVID-19 vaccination policy | Olympics

ORLANDO, Fla. — Isabella Valle cried in joy last summer when she learned she’d earned a spot at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games, being held in Orlando. But with opening ceremonies less than a month away, the 25-year-old golfer’s tears are now out of frustration and disappointment. Her mother, Elaine Valle, received an April … Read more

Lawyer says Georgia man set for execution should be spared | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By KATE BRUMBACK – Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — The life of a Georgia man set to be executed Tuesday for killing an 8-year-old girl should be spared, his lawyer argues, explaining that his client has significant cognitive impairments that likely contributed to his crimes and has suffered horrible abuse in jail. Virgil Delano Presnell … Read more