PHOENIX - Joyce Rash, who lives in Canada but spends her winters in Arizona, was using muscle relaxers and traditional physical therapy to help with her leg pain, but they weren’t working.
FLAGSTAFF - Joshua Johnson’s title at Northern Arizona University reads athletic trainer. But he calls himself a “performance enhancer.”
BOULDER, Colo. – It’s been nearly 10 years since Jake Plummer retired from football. He still experiences soreness and pain from his neck and shoulders to the soles of his feet.
LEXINGTON, Ky. – “When you’ve made the decision to go to rehab, you’re gonna go in there guns blazing,” said Rex Chapman, a Phoenix Suns guard from 1996 to 2000 who later spent time in the team’s front office. “Meaning you’re gonna take probably more (drugs) than you normally take because this is your last hurrah for a long time, maybe ever.”
WASHINGTON - More than 100,000 people rushed to sign up for Obamacare on the day after the election, despite President-elect Donald Trump's promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act in his first 100 days in office - or perhaps because of it.
PHOENIX - A Cronkite News survey of high schools in Maricopa County found that many are willing to invest in the highest-quality football helmets in order to ensure the safety of their players.
GLENDALE - Dylan Leblanc, a former football player at Ironwood High School, remembers being upset at an opposing player about a hit that he absorbed during a game. And then, everything turned to fog.
MESA - Bike. Peach. Umbrella.
Cronkite News special: Protecting your health and your way of life
WASHINGTON - Get ready to roll up your sleeves. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending against nasal-spray vaccines for the upcoming flu season, in which it expects to see a variant of 2009's H1N1 virus.