| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:02 AM
Ivelisse Page is on a mission.
In 2011, Page launched Believe Big, a nonprofit foundation that helps cancer patients and their families through this traumatic, life-changing diagnosis. Based on her own experience as a colon cancer survivor, Page aims to...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:39 AM
Acupuncture may have saved Harry.
Severe back problems led to partial paralysis for the 11-year-old black Labrador retriever who was named after Harry Potter. After a back operation, Harry was still in immense pain and couldn't move his back legs. His...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 9:49 AM
A 61-year-old Valley Center man accused of being a "fake doctor" pleaded not guilty Friday in San Diego to charges of practicing medicine without a license and grand theft.
Robert Oldham Young is accused of giving intravenous treatments to patients...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Sure, the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument are must stops for visitors touring the nation's capital.
But what about Sonny Bono Park?
Or the Maine Lobsterman Memorial?
Or the Cuban Friendship Urn?
They're all here, as are scores of bronzes,...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:40 AM
The singer and songwriter Chan Marshall, who performs under the name of Cat Power, has a lot on her mind. She'll talk about injustice, about big corporations, about American economic policy, about the short-sightedness of Western medicine, about...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
I'm happy to announce that I've just returned home from the hospital with a new arrival. I'm not sure how much it weighs, but it seems to be healthy, and it's already walking -- albeit unsteadily and with a cane. And although I produced two children...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Q: I was diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia after complaining about sharp pains in my face. What causes the pain? How does a person know which medications are most likely to help? Is there anything else to consider besides prescription medicines?
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
November is when most companies set the deadline for employees to choose their health care coverage for the coming year. Part of that process for more and more people is managing the money in thier health savings accounts (HSAs) or flexible spending...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Of the countless painful decisions surrounding a loved one's end-of-life care, among the trickiest is how to provide physical comfort in a way that also provides a dignified ending.
"For end of life, the opioids are very important for pain management,...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 6:29 PM
Thirty years ago, they were virtually unheard of. Now, for most professional athletes, particularly golfers, having a sports psychologist or mental coach is as important as the driver or putter that's in their bags.
Greg Ortman is well known locally...
| May 21, 2012
| 9:27 AM
1) Dr. Tina Zigo (The Center For Natural Healing)
Dr. Tina Zigo is a Naturopathic Physician who was educated locally, earning her Bachelor's at Southern Connecticut State University and her Doctorate at the University of Bridgeport's College of...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 12:31 PM
1. Music for charity
A benefit concert for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will be from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 7, and Sunday, July 8, at 400 American Legion Drive, Williamsport. Music by Trailer Park Cowboys, Silvertung, A Sound of...