| Jul 18, 2012
A test for vitamin D that was once reserved for patients with unusual bone fracturing or those at risk for osteoporosis has now found popularity in doctor's offices alongside tests for cholesterol and thyroid hormone during routine bloodwork.
| Jul 5, 2012
| 3:14 PM
The fans are humming at the French family household in Walker, but the temperature in the living room is still sitting at 91 degrees, and that was at around noon on Thursday.
"It got up to 96, and it's gotten up to 100 in our back bedroom," says 61-year-...
| Aug 1, 2012
The best way to reduce risk for osteoporosis — a thinning and weakening of the bones — seems to be the subject of ongoing debate. This month brought a fresh round of questions after a report published in the New England Journal of Medicine...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 3:08 PM
Retired teacher Linda Weddell is fealess. A former Teacher of the Year, she loves to travel, go to the beach and be with her grandchildren.
When she retired though, she was afraid she was going to lose her passion for life. So in 2007, she began...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 5:05 PM
I don't know any Joneses, and if I did I wouldn't waste my time trying to keep up with them.
Not on pointless things like the price of my car, color of my lawn or size of my TV, at least. I do like to compete on the size of my belly though, in that...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 8:49 AM
A natural remedies health training program is at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 14, through Sunday, May 20, at Willow Brook Seventh-day Adventist Church, 8916 Mapleville Road, Boonsboro.
This educational seminar is about escaping and reversing disease naturally....
| Sep 12, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Carson Institutional Advisory
OMAHA, Neb. — Scott Ford, chief executive officer and founder of Cornerstone Wealth Management Group in Hagerstown, recently was added as a member of Carson Institutional Advisory’s Investment Committee.
| Sep 17, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Tea, fashion show to benefit animal shelter
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — The Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter will host Second Hand Rose Tea and Fashion Show from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at the thrift store, 66 S. Main St.
Tickets cost $15, and...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 2:52 PM
The foods you choose can make a difference in how you look and feel.
Whole-grain foods provide you with health-promoting vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and antioxidants. Antioxidants help prevent heart disease and some cancers. Experts recommend...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:52 PM
Hagerstown residents can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture.
Zion Reformed United Church of Christ will host Life Line Screening Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 201 N. Potomac St. in Hagerstown.
Screenings identify potential...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Now this is the kind of research we like hearing about. Drink up because it’s good for your bones. But sorry guys, this one's just for the ladies.
A study published in the journal Menopause says moderate doses of alcohol keeps women`s bones...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 3:06 PM
As the weather has gotten warmer, take a minute and look around town. Do you see a trend of baggy clothes and emaciated limbs — a waifish, androgynous, broken-doll sort of look? We all know someone like this. Think of a young Kate Moss. They call...