Search Crews Find Missing Autistic Man Alive
A 25-year-old autistic man was found alive after wandering away from a camp for disabled adults a week ago, according to the Associated Press. Search and rescue crews were especially concerned because the man has been dependent on antirejection medication since a 1995 kidney transplant. The man can speak only four words, but he was found alert and conscious, lying next to a creek bed about a mile away from the campsite, with ticks and mosquito bites covering his body, the AP reports.
Tainted Tomato Cases Continue to Increase
The number of salmonella cases linked to tainted tomatoes now stands at 552, including at least 53 people who've been hospitalized because of the illness, government officials reported on Friday. The investigation into the outbreak is now focusing on "a number of farms" in Florida and Mexico, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Tired of Gas Prices? Consider Biking
If $4-a-gallon gas has you looking for relief, consider: A concerted effort is underway to attract casual bike riders into the fold, Adam Voiland reports. The lure is a range of new commuting bikes that promise to make everyday travel by bicycle as comfortable and fashionable as it is cheap. And if time is the excuse you give for being a bit of a slug, what better way to fit a workout in than to make it your transportation?
In May, Voiland busted six myths about commuting to work by bicycle.
Six Workouts You Can Step Up To
Sometimes the easiest way to get in an efficient workout is to let someone else do the planning, U.S. News's Katherine Hobson reports. She lists three workout classes and three DVDs, clocking in at 45 minutes or less, that may make exercising easier. Earlier this month, she explained why exercising may help you eat less—or not. And keep up with the latest in diet and exercise news and advice with Hobson's On Fitness blog.
—January W. Payne