| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
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...
| May 3, 2013
| 4:22 PM
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...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 8:21 AM
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,...
| Jun 14, 2013
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...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:20 AM
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...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:11 AM
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...
| Jun 9, 2013
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...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:48 AM
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...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 7:13 AM
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...
| May 1, 2013
| 3:48 PM
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  and I said, 'Today is the day I'm going to take back control of my life,' " said Beatrice, 51, of North...
| Apr 26, 2013
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...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 4:54 PM
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...