| Jul 23, 2011
| 9:00 PM
WILLIAMSPORT — In recognition of the hard work and dedication of its warehouse employees, Dot Foods spent the week of June 6 thanking its warehouse employees with free food and a car wash.
Dot's warehouse management served meals such...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 7:31 AM
Glendale Adventist Medical Center this week debuted its new radiology department, part of its massive campus expansion that included a new tower and major tech upgrades.
The radiology department houses nuclear medicine, ultrasound, X-ray and other...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 9:30 AM
CALEXICO -- Community members are rallying together for one of their own this weekend as Calexico Baja Runners hold a fundraiser for a Calexico native's daughter who was diagnosed with brain cancer last year.
Cathy Anguiano's 7-year-old daughter Alanis...
| Jan 18, 2012
Hadiya Jackson is feeling anxious as she awaits her MRI. The Lake Park High School gymnast banged her knee doing a back walkover on the beam, and she's hoping it's not fractured.
Jackson slides her left leg into a circular tube in a new MRI machine that'...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Virginians will now have clearer information on which to base their health care decisions. Virginia Health Information, an independent nonprofit financed by public and private funds, issued The Health Care Prices Report on Tuesday. Its intent is to give...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 2:08 PM
The use of ionizing radiation with iodide contrast dye in CT scans is being questioned because of a possible link to thyroid damage.
"They're lifesaving and tremendous advances, but there's always another side of the coin," says Dr. Fady Charbel, head of...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 4:58 PM
Could ‘magic mushrooms’ work magic for certain mental disorders?
New research in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences sheds light on why one of the mushrooms' hallucinogenic chemical compounds, psilocybin, may hold promise for...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 7:23 PM
HAMPTON — Joanna "Jojo" Sibert lolls on her mother's lap, her body pressed into its contours. She lets one leg drop to the side, the only departure from an otherwise seamless melding of the two. A soft Mona-Lisa smile flickers across her face as her...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 1:04 PM
After fighting brain cancer for more than a year, state Rep. Terry Backer said Tuesday that he will run for re-election if he keeps feeling as good as he does now.
Backer, a Stratford Democrat who is among the longest-serving legislators, was looking...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 12:19 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The iodide dye used in heart scans and other medical imaging might damage some people's thyroid glands, which could cause important health problems later on, researchers say.
In a new study, they found patients who had signs...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 7:17 AM
Rave-goers and visitors to Amsterdam before December 2008 may be intimately familiar with magic mushrooms, but there's little scientific knowledge on what happens to the brain while tripping.
Now it appears that more research is warranted. A growing...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Adversity seems to bring out the best in Thomas Smith. So does getting a little help from his friends.
Smith, a freshman at Edison High, is a member of the Irvine Aquazots Swim Club boys' 13-14 team that last month set a National Age Group record in...