| Sep 19, 2010
In "Knuffle Bunny" and "Knuffle Bunny, Too," readers fell in love with the highly expressive Trixie in her pre-verbal and preschool states. Along with her, we experience the drama of (temporarily) losing her beloved stuffed Knuffle Bunny, and we strain...
| Sep 17, 2010
| 6:19 PM
Have you ever wondered how to get rid of your back pain? Have you ever wondered how you got the crazy back pain in the first place? Statistics have shown that 80% of Americans have had some kind of lower back pain. I have been one of those statistics...
| Sep 19, 2010
Imagine being in a judo fight and not being able to see your opponent, or anything at all.
Nicholas Hoekstra knows what that is like. He is a judo fighter from West Michigan who is completely blind.
The University of Michigan graduate lost his eye sight...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Summer is here and far too many people have been sitting indoors from a long winter and spring and need to get out of the rut. The best way to turn your life around is to step outside this summer and spend some more time with nature.
The sun's healing...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 3:53 PM
President Obama`s Justice Department says medical marijuana dispensaries could face prosecution and that cannabis is a drug in the same class as heroin.
Recently, Deputy Attorney General James Cole wrote a policy memo to federal prosecutors that states:...
| Aug 31, 2011
An upcoming clinical trial could help show if a test kit for a common eye ailment will save consumers money and reduce faulty diagnoses, health experts say.
Conjunctivitis, better known as pinkeye and most prevalent in children, causes inflammation of...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 7:49 AM
We’re always talking about foods that are good for our waistline, our hearts, and even our skin, but how about foods that are good for our eyes, as well? In today’s Get the Skinny: the top foods that might help to protect our vision, and how...
| Oct 21, 2011
Nurses are everywhere, from doctors' offices to hospitals and in the military. But the nurse in most young people's lives is their school nurse.
Stephanie Robinson, the registered nurse at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy, has been a nurse for...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 4:39 PM
Like so many great inventions, Latisse came to be by accident. An unexpected, welcome side-effect experienced by patients using the glaucoma eye drops Lumigan.
Patients who were just trying to get some relief from this painful eye condition, were finding...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 3:47 PM
From peanuts to milk and even chocolate, people can be allergic to just about anything. Susan Gratza is raising two children with severe food allergies. She says getting proper treatment and knowing more about the condition has helped her to raise her...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 7:51 AM
Thanks to iLASIK, I can see clearly now!
After years of consideration, Mark Cox of Lynchburg finally made the decision to have LASIK eye surgery. His only regret is that he didn’t get it done sooner.
According to the Vision Council of...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 11:51 AM
Fox59 is helping to bring eye health into focus.
Dr. Lacy Boggs runs a private practice in Lebanon. She said just because you have 20/20 vision, it does not mean your eyes have a clean bill of health. She said there are three main issue you should be...