| Dec 28, 2011
| 12:07 PM
Many people pick quitting smoking as their New Year's resolution. But if quitting smoking was easy, most smokers would have already done it. Tobacco is highly addictive and the process isn't easy, but quitting is possible for those who really are ready...
| May 23, 2011
| 6:51 AM
Every 45 seconds, someone in America has a stroke. Riverside Health System doctors will provide an update on stroke risks, prevention and new treatments May 25 for this month's "The Doctor Is In" series at Patrick Henry Mall.
And to mark May's Older...
| Jun 1, 2012
The Wh'y' Not Toastmasters Club meets at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 9, and June 26 at Glen Mar Church, 4701 New Cut Road. Guests are welcome to attend and learn more about this new club. Information: 410-540-9910 or toastmastersclubs.org....
| Jun 5, 2012
Come on out for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Western Howard County at Western Regional Park June 8. Opening ceremonies begin at 6:30 p.m. Plan to stay at least through the impressive lighting of the luminaria honoring those who have...
| Jun 13, 2012
Leg pains and calf cramps can be a warning sign of something much more dangerous lingering in your body especially if you're over the age of 60. Vanessa Bolano shows us why.
With 12 grandkids 63-year-old Frank Lagarde never has a chance to rest, but five...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Despite dramatic progress in reducing Americans' exposure to lead over the past 25 years, a growing body of research finds that children and adults still face health risks from even very low levels of the toxic metal in their blood.
A recent government...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 10:42 AM
We have certainly had a spell of mild weather lately, but because it is, of course, winter, many of the activities available in the Montpelier/South Laurel area are indoors. At the Montpelier Arts Center, several wonderful exhibits are up during the...
| Jul 17, 2012
Before you place your foot in that salon's pedicure basin, remember to ask the right questions and save yourself a trip to the doctor.
Bacteria and fungi from unsanitary salons can cause major health risks, according to the South Dakota Cosmetology...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:00 AM
If you suffer from pain in the legs, sores on the feet or burning sensations in the toes you may have a condition called Peripheral Vascular Disease.
The condition affects about 10 million people in the United States.
Johns Hopkins doctors will offer...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:29 PM
Jim Keenan wasn't particularly alarmed by a small blister that developed on his heel. Five days later, the 62-year-old's foot was so seriously infected doctors feared they might need to amputate his lower leg.
Keenan, who also has Type 2 diabetes,...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Summit Health is offering two screening dates in April to help people at risk determine their vascular health status. The cost will be $25 for each screening test. Screenings will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Waynesboro Hospital, 501 E....
| Jun 10, 2013
| 1:47 PM
A New Ankle Brings a New Outlook on Life
Total ankle replacements restore mobility, end crippling pain.
By Rich Ellis
C.E. “Butch” Davidson, 70 and a Salem resident, loved to dance with his wife at the Moose Lodge. In fact, it’s...