September 2, 2014

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Waite Elementary School teacher, 36, collapses and dies during workout

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A 36-year-old Waite Elementary School teacher died Tuesday evening after collapsing during a workout at a West Liberty Street gym. Dan Sherman was working out at CrossFit in Medina just after 5 p.m. when he collapsed, according to police reports. Police reported they arrived within three minutes and attempted CPR before using an automated external Read More…

NBA finals: Spurs embracing their second chance at Miami

When last season’s NBA Finals ended, San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich was all smiles. For a few minutes, that is. Popovich’s first order of business after the season’s final buzzer sounded in Miami was to go and embrace Erik Spoelstra, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, giving everyone hearty hugs and offering genuine words of congratulations Read More…

Browns: Players, coaches come to defense of wide receiver Josh Gordon

BEREA — The Browns are certainly frustrated — even exasperated — by the off-field troubles of Josh Gordon. But they’re not giving up on the All-Pro receiver. “He’s a brother to us and we have his back no matter what,” tight end Jordan Cameron said. Gordon lined up with the first-team offense again Tuesday during Read More…

All-Gazette baseball: Wadsworth’s Nick Bebout still working

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Nick Bebout is on track to become one of the winningest pitchers in Medina County history. Sixteen of the Wadsworth baseball team’s 44 victories over the past two seasons have been credited to his right arm. The 6-foot-3, 190-pound junior was the undisputed ace of the undisputed best team in the area. The only thing Read More…

Incorporate Exercise into your Daily Routine to Control Diabetes

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Exercise is an essential element of a healthy lifestyle. When coupled with a healthy diet, exercise puts men and women on a path toward optimal health while reducing risk for a host of ailments, including diabetes. But many people find they simply don’t have the time to exercise regularly. Commitments to career and family can Read More…

Hispanics and Diabetes

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, among the millions of people who identify themselves as Hispanic/Latino, many have a disproportionate rate of disease, injury, death, and disability for certain conditions when compared with non-Hispanic whites. Hispanics have higher age-adjusted incidence for cancers of the cervix and stomach, as well as a greater Read More…

Diabetes can cause serious issues

My father has been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. I’m surprised to learn about all of the complications that can result. What’s the best way we can help him reduce his risk? You’re right. Diabetes — really, the high blood sugar that results — can cause all sorts of complications. When glucose stays in your Read More…

Tribe has season-high fifth straight win with 5-3 victory over Red Sox

CLEVELAND — This Indians team looks a lot different than the one that had been trolling the Central Division basement for much of the season. Cleveland continued its winning ways Tuesday night at Progressive Field, clinching a three-game series against the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox with a 5-3 victory. The win, the Read More…

Cutting Back on Sugar

University of California, San Francisco researchers estimate that the 130,000 new cases of diabetes documented between 1990 and 2000 could be attributed to the increase of sugar-sweetened drinks. Those who drink 1 to 2 servings of sweetened beverages are 26 percent more likely to develop type 2 diabetes in their lifetimes than those who avoid Read More…

Chow Line: New labels to help ID added sugars

Next month, I want to try to cut added sugars from my diet, but I’m confused when I look at the Nutrition Facts labels. For example, sliced fruit packed in juice seems to have a lot of sugar. How can I tell if it’s added sugar or just the natural sugars from the fruit and Read More…