| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:40 PM
The police found her at an abandoned cement plant at 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday. They were too late.
There were a few different ledges at the plant from which 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick, of Lakeland, Fla., could have jumped. One ledge reached up about 19...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:38 AM
Here's a FloriDUH First: A safe mobile meth lab.
But not 'safe' as in chemically stable or non-combustible.
A man is accused of driving around Deltona, in Central Florida, with a small safe in the back of his vehicle that housed his mobile meth lab....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Obamacare is driving a transformation in the way pharmacies do business, so get ready.
The healthcare reform law will expand access to medical services for millions of people. That's going to place added pressure on primary healthcare providers and...
| Sep 24, 2013
Lake Forest Mayor to serve on economic development group
Lake Forest Mayor Donald Schoenheider will serve on the Regional Economic Development Committee of the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus. Schoenheider will represent the Northwest Municipal Conference...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
They're the biggest contributors to improved digestion.
If you struggle with bloating, diarrhea, and constipation, your diet may be partly to blame. Certain foods and medications can cause these digestion problems. Likewise, eating too few fibrous...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Q: I recently went for a routine exam, and the nurse announced he had a really bad sore throat. He did not wash his hands or put on gloves as he took my blood pressure and temperature.
Two days later, I came down with a head cold and severe sore throat,...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:20 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS — There is a Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drug Drop-Off Day from 9 a.m.-noon on Saturday, July 27, at the Emmet County Drop-Off Center in Harbor Springs.
This will allow people to safely dispose of unwanted or expired...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 9:20 PM
Feet are the furthest thing from our minds when it comes to health concerns.
Asked which of eight factors are very important to their overall health in a survey by Edge Research, only half of adults named care of the feet -- the lowest ranking among the...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:24 AM
BOYNE CITY — A prescription and over-the-counter drug drop-off day will take place from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Charlevoix County Road Commission building, 1251 Boyne Avenue, in Boyne City.
The event, sponsored through a variety...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Toxicology and autopsy reports for two of five teenagers killed in a Memorial Day car crash in Newport Beach were released this week by the Orange County Coroner, showing no definitive markers for alcohol or illegal drug use.
Aurora Cabrera, 16, a...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Every day, you may go through a ritual, swallowing one or more drugs to lower your blood pressure, strengthen your bones, prevent a heart attack or stroke, relieve pain, or slow the progression of other health conditions. Many older adults take five or...