To Get Up and Get Moving, Joining a Gym Might Help
FRIDAY, Sept. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Joining a gym is the first
step for many people interested in losing weight or getting in
better shape. But for many, joining is also the last step they
take, said Drew Baker, general manager of the West Salem Courthouse
Athletic Club in Salem, Ore.
Survivor Builds 'Cancer-Fighting' House
FRIDAY, Sept. 2 (HealthDay News) -- At age 36, Charles Ruma had
a wife, young son and a successful career as a home builder. His
diagnosis with testicular cancer came as a shock.
Labor Day Drunk Driving Crackdown Planned
FRIDAY, Sept. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Drunk and drugged drivers
make the Labor Day weekend one of the most dangerous times to be on
the road in the United States, so federal and local officials are
conducting a crackdown on impaired drivers.
Flu Diagnostic Kit Approved
FRIDAY, Sept. 2 (HealthDay News) -- A kit to diagnose seasonal
influenza, bird flu and other forms of flu that affect people has
been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Two U.S. Children Contract New Strain of Swine Flu
FRIDAY, Sept. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Experts at the U.S. Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention are investigating two recent
cases of swine flu in which the new strain of flu passed directly
from pigs to children.