Brian Huskey


National plan needed to improve children's D- grade for physical activity

Researchers are calling for a National Physical Activity Plan to encourage greater levels of physical activity among Australian children following dismal results in the 2022 Active Healthy Kids Australia (AHKA) Report Card. The report card is part of a global initiative involving more than 50 countries, which report on the physical activity levels of children every two years.
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New oral compound may help prevent and treat osteoporosis

Parathyroid hormone can stimulate bone formation, and analogs of the hormone are often prescribed to patients with osteoporosis; however, these medications are only effective when administered by daily injection. A team led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) recently identified a promising compound that influences components of the parathyroid...
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Mother who tattooed her eyeballs blue and purple admits she's losing her sight - like her daughter warned her she would

A mother-of-five is going blind after tattooing her eyeballs blue and purple despite her seven-year-old daughter’s warnings. Anaya Peterson, a law student from Belfast, got her eyeballs tattooed blue and purple after she was inspired by the Australian model Amber Luke, who is also nicknamed the ‘blue-eyed dragon’. Amber Luke, the Australian model, had spoken about inking her eyeballs and highly recommended people research the topic before going forward with it.

Loser’s Lounge: Nuggets can’t finish off Luka Doncic and Dallas, Denver loses its third-straight

Adam Mares, Eric Wedum and Dev Johnson react to the Nuggets’ third-straight loss, a 116-115 defeat at the hands of Luka Doncic and Mavs. The guys break down what went wrong, where Denver faltered down the stretch, Aaron Gordon’s big game and where the Nuggets go from here. Also, notes on Bones Hyland’s night, Denver playing slow and much more. Then, Harrison Wind joins from Ball Arena.

Former Connolly standout Cooper Creek continues to shine, lead by example in college

WORCESTER — It’s been three years since Cooper Creek last graced the parquet at Bishop Connolly, but his the impact of his time there, both on himself and the program, won't soon be forgotten. The 6-foot-8 forward from Merredin, Australia took the Mayflower League by storm during his two season stint with the Cougars in 2017-18 and 2018-19, particularly in his senior season where he averaged 22.7 points, 13.7 rebound and five blocks as he helped lead...

Police identify five motorcyclists connected to Hunterdon County assault

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – Clinton Township police have identified five motorcyclists allegedly connected to an incident where a 62-year-old man was assaulted and had his cellphone stolen in September, according to Clinton Township Police Chief Thomas A. DeRosa. On Saturday September 3, at around 10:12 a.m., police...

Miguel Pedroza earns AP honorable mention All-State honor

HILLSDALE COUNTY — The Associated Press released their 2022 8-Player All-State list for Michigan high school football. Athletes around the state of Michigan were submitted for the honor. This year. several players from surrounding counties found themselves on the list, including players from Lenawee Christian and Colon. One player from Hillsdale County...

Quiz sees 48% increase in H1 retail revenues

Omni-channel fashion brand Quiz has reported a significant increase in profitability and a strengthened cash position in the H1 period ending 30 September 2022. The group saw revenues increased 37% to £49.4m, a rise of £13.4m compared to £36.0m in the previous year, reflecting stronger consumer demand for the Quiz brand. The company said the revenues rise is likely higher than expected due to "softer prior year comparatives as a result of COVID-19 related disruption".