| Feb 23, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Before they began practice one recent morning in Salt Lake City, Olympic bronze medalist Lana Gehring of Glenview and four other elite speedskaters had to assemble protective pads around the walls of a municipal rink. Working in tandem, the skaters...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 11:55 PM
I recently wrote a letter to the paper about the amazing children, parents, caregivers, doctors, educators and so many other people in the lives of the disabled children who attend the Imperial Valley Center for Exceptional Children. I was motivated to do...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 9:30 PM
WASHINGTON — The season is over for the Washington Redskins, but the controversy continued to boil Monday over Coach Mike Shanahan's decision to keep rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III in a playoff game against Seattle despite an obviously...
| Jan 7, 2013
— A year ago, he was still sitting in an orphanage in Addis Ababa, one of five million Ethiopian orphans and vulnerable children. To be honest, sitting is probably the wrong word. For as the one-line description of Matiwos in his adoption...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 7:28 PM
An update on a story we reported back in May. A group of college engineering students altering the life of a doctor unable to perform surgery because he couldn't stand. Then, on the spot, he stood.
This was the scene more than seven months ago. Five...
| Nov 30, 2012
A faster recovery from shoulder surgery. Local surgeons say a new technique cuts down the down time with the same or even better results as a traditional procedure.
It’s an overuse injury more common among volleyball players, pitchers and other...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 10:40 PM
The Bears have to brace themselves for the possibility of Brian Urlacher missing at least the rest of the regular season.
Multiple sources told the Tribune that Urlacher won't play for the next three games at a minimum after suffering a Grade 2 right...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Sam Gary doesn't hesitate when asked about his favorite birthday present.
The Rockwood Area School District senior spent June 23-27 at Duke University under the tutelage of those who run one of NCAA's most prolific basketball programs. Among the...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 1:12 PM
Wearing a black pencil skirt revealing a 10-inch scar that goes through her knee Lorri Winter walks across the room with swagger showing what she playfully calls her "America's Next Top Model" walk.
Three months following knee replacement surgery swagger...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Somerset Exchange Club students of the month from Rockwood Area High School are Sarah Foy and Sam Gary.
Sarah Catherine Foy, 17, a senior at Rockwood Area High School, is the daughter of Dale and Rebecca Foy. She is the oldest of seven siblings:...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:39 AM
Bariatric surgeon David Salzberg can reel off a list of life-threatening problems associated with morbid obesity. They include diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, joint pain, depression and elevated rates of cancer.
"Twenty percent of...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 9:57 PM
PIERRE — Physicians and other health care providers should be allowed to deliver services to patients enrolled in any insurance plans in South Dakota, if the providers are willing to meet the plans’ terms and conditions, a legislative panel...