| Aug 13, 2010
Dr. Thomas C. Peebles, a World War II bomber pilot who isolated the measles virus, setting the stage for development of the vaccine that freed the world from the deadly scourge, died July 8 at his home in Port Charlotte, Fla. He was 89.
| Feb 4, 2011
| 3:20 PM
The Occult Bookstore has been offering guidance and books in alternative approaches to spirituality and self-healing since 1917, according to the store's website. It stocks titles on topics such as homeopathy, Zen Buddhism and old Hermetic magic. Though...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 8:02 AM
Q: I'm just entering menopause and I'm starting to have more hot flashes. I'd rather not take hormones. What do you suggest?
A: A hot flash is a sensation of being hot and flushed. It may last a few seconds to a few minutes. The drop in female hormone...
| Jun 21, 2011
If snake venom holds the secret to a long life, then Bill Haast had the magic.
The man who mesmerized generations of paying customers from 1947 to 1984 by extracting venom at his spine-tingling Miami Serpentarium attraction died of natural causes...
| Mar 6, 2011
A popular homeopathic flu remedy boasts that it comes with no side effects, no drug interactions and won't make you drowsy. But the product also lacks something most people expect to find in their medicine: active ingredients.
| Mar 1, 2012
Entering its third century, Lehigh County remains what it has ever been: a place of promise and paradox.
The promise is in the people -- 350,000 of them, give or take, any one of whom might turn out to be the next Frank Buchman or Constantine Hering, the...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Dr. Klimenko's mission is to promote optimal health in her patients, using a blend of conventional Western medicine and alternative treatments such as acupuncture and homeopathy. When treating a medical problem, she identifies the core issue and addresses...
| Nov 9, 2009
Leon Wittman tweaked his shoulder in 1994 while attempting to keep his basement from flooding during a thunderstorm by scooping water out of a window well with a bucket.
His left arm began to ache. He realized about a year later that he rarely used it...