| Oct 27, 2009
For Chris Mason-Hale, healing comes in very small stages, sometimes so small he can't even see them.
Since suffering a paralyzing spinal cord injury in a Western Tech football game 14 months ago, he has come a long way. But progress is excruciatingly...
| Sep 2, 2010
It's a sweaty kind of summer this year.
And while the multiple days of triple-digit temperatures have made some people glisten and others drip, everyone seems to be seeking ways to dry off. Some are showering more or slathering on "clinical-strength"...
| Aug 6, 2010
| 6:14 AM
JAMES CITY — They moved to James City County from Connecticut one day four years ago in a vehicle caravan, Jeff and Susann Tierney followed by the couple's elderly parents.
The Tierneys had just retired. They wanted to move to the Williamsburg...
| Oct 20, 2010
Colleges are back in session, high schools are getting ready for homecoming and the incidences of binge drinking continue to climb. Why put these topics in the same sentence? Underage and excessive drinking by high school and college students has been...
| Oct 10, 2010
| 9:33 PM
YORK — Teachers noticed the 16-year-old York High School student stumbling around and acting strangely almost as soon as he arrived at school one morning a few weeks ago.
Noting the teen's slurred, incoherent speech, a teacher called for an...
| Aug 16, 2010
| 8:11 PM
Congenital CMV — cytomegalovirus — is the most common cause of disability in newborns.
The Centers for Disease Control reports that it affects 1 in 150 children born in the United States. One in five of those will have permanent health...
| Jul 19, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it possible to cure postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS)? My 15-year-old granddaughter has recently been diagnosed with POTS.
ANSWER: A cure for POTS doesn't exist at this time. Fortunately, teenagers—a group...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Joy von Werder, a USAT Triathlon Coach and owner of Train to Tri LLC, is donating a portion of the proceeds of her Train to Tri kits to the CMT Association. Joy was diagnosed earlier this year with CMT, which stands for Charcotte Marie Tooth condition.&...
| Oct 5, 2010
| 4:33 PM
UCF offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe talks about moving from coaching box to sidelines for UAB game...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Orange County health officials issued a warning to the public Thursday after a rabid bat was discovered in a residential area of San Juan Capistrano. Anyone who might have had contact with a bat in the vicinity of Village and......
| Aug 10, 2010
| 4:33 PM
OLYMPIC LEGEND: Of the first two finishers of the 1904 Olympic Marathon, one nearly died due to taking drugs designed to help him win the competition - and that's the one who DIDN'T get disqualified. STATUS: True. In a sports......
| Aug 17, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Gentleman Jesse is proof positive that punk and pop need not make uncomfortable bedfellows. The Gentleman (né Jesse Smith), who will make a rare Southland appearance with his band Wednesday night, got his start plunking bass in the Atlanta garage......