| 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...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 3:12 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The average person with multiple diseased arteries in the heart does slightly better following coronary artery bypass surgery than after having stents inserted, a new study suggests, but the optimal procedure varies by patient....
| Jun 6, 2012
| 10:43 AM
The driver of the Indianapolis Lighthouse Charter School that crashed into an east side bridge in March suffered from a heart attack prior to the accident.
The Marion County Coroner’s Office said Thomas Spencer, 60, died from multiple blunt...
| 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 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 25, 2012
As we celebrated Earth Day on Sunday, I was reminded of this Native American proverb: “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.”
Salem students celebrate Earth Day
Students at Salem Avenue...
| 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,...
| Nov 28, 2012
Nephrologists are only too familiar with dialysis patients challenged by disabilities and myriad health issues.
But a recent study by Johns Hopkins University found that a simple quiz to determine how well dialysis patients perform daily living tasks...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 7:47 AM
Attorney General Linda Kelly today announced that Pennsylvania will receive more than half a million dollars as part of a $95 million national settlement against a Connecticut pharmaceutical company.
Kelly said the settlement resolves allegations that...
| Mar 30, 2011
Q: My local senior center is sponsoring a test to check for "peripheral artery disease." The test is free, and they say it's safe and painless. Do you think it's a good idea?
A: Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a form of atherosclerosis. In this case,...
| Feb 16, 2011
About 9:30 a.m. Oct. 28, Westchester resident Shirley Grant went into full cardiac arrest and was taken to the emergency room at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.
"I don't remember anything about that day," said Grant, 66, a registered nurse, mother of two...