| Jun 20, 2013
| 5:53 AM
LONDON (AP) — A mysterious new respiratory virus that originated in the Middle East spreads easily between people and appears more deadly than SARS, doctors reported Wednesday after investigating the biggest outbreak in Saudi Arabia.
| 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 5, 2013
| 10:16 PM
From kidney dialysis to physical therapy, Avera St. Luke's health academy exposes area high school students to different health careers in the hope they will return to their hometowns.
Local juniors and seniors had the chance to interact with St. Luke'...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 5:28 AM
PETOSKEY — It's a hard subject for Tina Stead to talk about -- how her family's life changed in what seemed like an instant.
Tina, 32, and her husband Mike, 31, have been together for 12 years. The Boyne City couple has three children -- sons,...
| 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,...
| Apr 20, 2013
Each year thousands of people are added to the waiting list for a kidney transplant.
Living donors can help to reduce their wait, and on April 9, Sentara Norfolk General honored more than 300 living kidney donors from the last 10 years.
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:58 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - At the end of life, black kidney disease patients are more likely than white patients to continue intensive dialysis instead of choosing hospice care, according to a new study.
Researchers also found that racial differences in...
| 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 10, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Robert Brown was healthy, willing and a good match: So why not give a kidney to his wife, who otherwise would need dialysis?
There was just one potential obstacle: Brown was 74, an age once unthinkable for a kidney donor.
For this retired psychologist...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Bail was denied today for a 19-year-old man accused of fatally shooting his grandfather as the older man left his home for an early-morning dialysis appointment earlier this month.
William D. Strickland, of the 400 block of East 95th Street, shot his...
| 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...