| Jan 2, 2013
Dear Readers: Here are 2012's interesting items — prescription (Rx) and OTC (over the counter) — approved by the Food and Drug Administration. — Love, Suzy
Stendra (Avanafil) tablets, Rx: Used for erectile dysfunction. Stendra.com...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 8:40 PM
Allen J. Reese, 54, of Greencastle, formerly of Rockwood, died Nov. 20, 2012, in Washington, D.C., after a courageous battle with kidney cancer. Born Aug. 22, 1958, in Somerset, he is the son of Donald and Sally (Tirko) Reese of Rockwood. Preceded in...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 5:44 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - White patients with the most common form of kidney cancer, called renal cell carcinoma, are slightly more likely to survive the disease than black patients, according to a large new study.
The researchers looked at nearly 40,...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 5:45 PM
Behind Chris Doyle, a heater pumped warm air into his Boonsboro greenhouse as a storm chilled the region with cold rain.
A potpourri of pine, fir and cedar wafted from the collection of lush wreaths of freshly cut evergreens spread throughout the...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 1:35 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who eat lots of red meat may have a higher risk of some types of kidney cancer, suggests a large U.S. study.
Researchers found that middle-aged adults who ate the most red meat were 19 percent more likely to be...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Now 3 years old, Alexander Ovalle Hernandez, is a bundle of energy. "He's the most athletic student in his class," reports Katya Dahdah from the Dominican Republicwhere she visited his family over Christmas.
Dahdah, a Newport News resident, mobilized the...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Had he lived a few more weeks, this would have been a big day for Richard Mackereth. He and his friends would be watching the Super Bowl in the basement of his Noland Drive home in Hagerstown.
It was there, surrounded by all the comforts of his man cave...
| Mar 5, 2010
Cancer rates are "significantly elevated" in Crestwood, according to a new state report that focuses on a south suburb where residents unwittingly drank contaminated water for more than two decades.
Prompted by a Tribune investigation that revealed the...