| Apr 2, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Loved ones filled the hospital room at Meritus Medical Center to say goodbye to Michael Bell, who was on the verge of death.
His long fight with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) was nearing an end.
"I didn't know how to feel, how to think, because...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 1:39 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, women's death rates from lung cancer are dropping, possibly a turning point in the smoking-fueled epidemic.
It's a small decline, says the nation's annual report on cancer — just under 1 percent a year....
| Apr 1, 2011
| 5:44 PM
Defying the odds, conjoined twins born critically ill last year in University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago have reached a major milestone: their first birthday.
Doctors did not expect Kaydon and Kameron Hayes to live this long, and even had...
| Apr 8, 2011
16-year-old Tyler Nelson Of Grand Prairie Has Been Battling Cystic Fibrosis And Is Awaiting A Liver And Lung Transplant.
During His Fight Through It All... Nelson Met Tony Richardson Of The New York Jets During A Super Bowl Event In 2009.
| Apr 14, 2011
| 6:09 PM
Darren Conrad still might be waiting for a liver transplant — waiting to play ice hockey again, waiting to attend his son's baseball games — if he didn't live on Brown Lane in Plainfield.
Neighbors in his subdivision had always assisted...
| Nov 9, 2010
| 2:36 PM
Kerry Baumann Kerry Baumann, pictured here with her husband Ben in the Outer Banks this summer, needs a new pair of lungs and a liver. She was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at 6 months old.
Summary: Kerry Baumann, 24, was diagnosed with cystic...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 8:32 AM
Breathing isn't something you think about.
But for Kerry Baumann, it's something she's looking forward to - taking that first breath with a new pair of lungs.
Her lungs are functionality at about 25 percent capacity right now as cystic fibrosis causes...
| Nov 18, 2010
| 4:53 PM
When Andy DeVries swims laps a couple times a week at Byron Center High School, he's grateful. Grateful that someone in Kentucky saved his life after losing their own.
DeVries is the victim of horrible motorcycle accident, one that nearly tore off his...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 8:16 PM
A Costa Mesa doctor's negligence and incompetence contributed to two prison inmates' deaths and a third inmate's near blindness, the state medical board concluded.
In a decision that took effect Friday, the Medical Board of California put Dr. Allan J. T....
| Mar 18, 2011
| 1:31 AM
A benefit for Paul Hansen will be Saturday at the Eagles, 316 S. Second St.
Activities begin at 4 p.m. with an auction, raffles, a meal and door prizes. Donations will be accepted.
Mark Remily will provide entertainment beginning at 9 p.m.
| Apr 20, 2011
| 12:38 PM
Q I am 38 years old and have never had acne in my entire life. In the past year, however, I have had a severe acne breakout, mainly on my forehead.
I am not too sure about the cause, and I've tried everything under the sun to control it, to no avail....
| May 1, 2011
Humorist Dave Barry does not mince words when referring to his cruciferous childhood nemesis: "We kids feared many things in those days — werewolves, dentists, North Koreans, Sunday school — but they all paled in comparison to Brussels...