| Sep 24, 2012
| 2:09 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Health providers should screen all adults and pregnant women for risky drinking habits, a government-backed expert panel said Monday in new draft recommendations.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force guidelines were...
| Feb 5, 2012
Sodas, sports drinks and other sugary beverages are an unhealthy choice for kids, according to the nation's leading pediatricians' group, which strictly opposes the sale and advertising of the products in schools.
Yet Coca-Cola's Live Positively slogan...
| May 23, 2012
When it comes to advocating against her 8-year-old son's serious illness, Gelse Tkalec is on a much lonelier path than those strewn with pink ribbons and yellow bracelets.
There are only 25 to 30 children worldwide known to have giant axonal neuropathy,...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:23 AM
BEIJING (AP) — A government think tank is urging Chinese leaders to start phasing out China's one-child policy immediately and allow two children for every family by 2015, a daring proposal to do away with the unpopular policy.
| Feb 16, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Colleges and universities across the country are closely monitoring their student-athletes’ use of social media. The schools use methods from the honor system to outright bans on Facebook and Twitter accounts.
The issue came to the forefront in...
| Feb 17, 2012
Eric D. Campbell Jr. of Hagerstown is a senior in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Top 10 ranked Kenan-Flagler Business School with a concentration in investments and marketing consulting and a minor in African-American studies. ...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Bismarck, ND - The Visiting Scientists Series announces Dr. Rebecca Phillips of the Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory in Mandan will be its next featured presenter. The public is invited to attend the free presentation Connections Between...
| Aug 26, 2012
Eastern Panhandle Anesthesia Associates
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Dr. Christopher M. Spiess, anesthesiologist, recently joined Eastern Panhandle Anesthesia Associates, based at City Hospital in Martinsburg.
Spiess recently completed a residency in...
| Aug 1, 2012
Actor a favorite of Peckinpah
R.G. Armstrong, 95, a veteran character actor who started his career in the 1950s on Broadway, segued to television, then solidified his standing as a favorite of filmmakers Sam Peckinpah and Warren Beatty,...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:29 PM
SOUTH BEND -- In 1991, the University of Notre Dame was looking for a travel agency with the personal touch. Anthony Travel, founded by 1986 graduate John Anthony in Dallas in 1989, opened a campus office to fill the need.
In 2012, the university was...
| Sep 2, 2012
Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA
GREENCASTLE, Pa. — Scott Palmer and Jim Crumrine, with Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA, were recognized as agents of the month for June in the Greencastle office.
The award is given based on the number of listings taken, sales...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 1:09 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Acupuncture may help relieve chronic back, joint and shoulder pain, according to a new review of the evidence - but some of its benefit is likely due to the "placebo effect," researchers concluded.
In an analysis of 29...