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  • Anxious moments on the wait list for life

    They gave him the news when he was 9 years old. It was a Thursday. In a doctor's office. "You are a type 1 diabetic," they said. His parents were taken aback. But all he could think was, "Can I still play my Little League game on Saturday?" He is 35...
  • LVH honors 34 at its Friends of Nursing celebration

     
    Thirty four clinicians and seven care teams recently received awards at Lehigh Valley Health Network's Friends of Nursing Celebration. The program was attended by more than 725 colleagues and community members at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. The awards are...
  • Mosque-building rises as Muslim American clout grows

    Mosque-building rises as Muslim American clout grows
    The opening this weekend of a new mosque in Rowland Heights is powerful evidence of a building boom of such facilities in Southern California and around the nation. Over the last several years, new mosques have risen in Mission Viejo, Irvine, Anaheim,...
  • Algae bloom in two lakes, river prompt warning to say out of water

    Question: What's green and brown and wet all over? Answer: Unfortunately, Lake Harris, Little Lake Harris and the Dead River. This is not so funny. Have you noticed? The lakes and their connector to Lake Eustis, always dark from tannins, have turned a...
  • Notre Dame football: ND's Elliott not one to give up the fight

    Notre Dame football: ND's Elliott not one to give up the fight
    SOUTH BEND -- Threatened by some pretty hefty issues of life, Bob Elliott did what he's always done. He came out swinging. Fourteen years ago, Elliott -- who will enter his second season as a Notre Dame assistant football coach -- was diagnosed with a...
  • Detroit Lions players, cheerleaders coach youth camp in Benton Harbor

    Detroit Lions players, cheerleaders coach youth camp in Benton Harbor
    Members of the Detroit Lions and their cheerleading squad were in Benton Harbor Saturday for a special football and cheer camp. Joique Bell, a 26-year-old Benton Harbor native and running back for the Detroit Lions, hosted the camp for the third...
  • Talk about your medical wishes in advance, Virginia medics urge

    Talk about your medical wishes in advance, Virginia medics urge
    The new emphasis on patient-centered care, prompted by the Affordable Care Act, is having a spill-over effect. More and more people are documenting what type of medical care they want and don't want through advance directives. "I call them life-planning...
  • Woman jailed after allegedly shooting man on dialysis table

    Woman jailed after allegedly shooting man on dialysis table
    Shemira R. Hargrove, 31,  was jailed after shooting a patient at the Florida Dialysis Center of Orlando on Monday morning, according to Orlando cops, reports the Orlando Sentinel. Although the name of the patient or the patient's relationship with...
  • Michigan firefighters seek workers' comp for cancer

    Michigan firefighters seek workers' comp for cancer
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — In May 2009, then 36-year-old Sterling Heights firefighter Chris Slezak, went to his doctor on a Monday because he felt out of shape and worn out. By that Friday, Slezak, who was active and healthy his entire life, got his...
  • Woman gives kidney to stranger

    Woman gives kidney to stranger
    After more than a year of suffering from Stage 5 kidney failure, Eddie Beatrice decided to look online for a kidney donor. "It was Jan. 1 [2013] and I said, 'Today is the day I'm going to take back control of my life,' " said Beatrice, 51, of North...
  • Retired Smithfield police officer cured of hepatitis C

    Retired Smithfield police officer cured of hepatitis C
    The cure has taken 25 years for retired Smithfield police officer, Kurt Beach. In his first week on the job, in January 1988, Beach used mouth-to-mouth resuscitation in an attempt to save the life of a baby with a bloody breathing tube. He tears up as...
  • Should she tell her boyfriend that she's inexperienced?

    Should she tell her boyfriend that she's inexperienced?
    Q: I'm 23 years old, female and primarily heterosexual. I've never even been in a relationship. I'm starting to date a man who is a bit older and far more experienced than I am. I am very smitten and want to have sex with him, but I'm terrified that he'll...