| Aug 26, 2012
Eastern Panhandle Anesthesia Associates
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Dr. Christopher M. Spiess, anesthesiologist, recently joined Eastern Panhandle Anesthesia Associates, based at City Hospital in Martinsburg.
Spiess recently completed a residency in...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 2:47 PM
As a mother of two children younger than 2, Chancity Barnhart knows just how hard it can be for new parents to get a good night's sleep.
The Hagerstown parent had her own challenges helping her first son to sleep on his own, and plenty of her friends...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 1:37 PM
A group from this region is traveling half way around the world to help those in need while also learning. Ten people from the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute are heading to Ghana, Africa on...
| Aug 29, 2012
As president and chief executive officer, Dr. Sperring is responsible for providing overall strategic direction and leadership for pediatric services throughout IU Health, which includes direct operational and strategic oversight of pediatric programs,...
| Sep 12, 2012
When Elyse Anders had her first child five years ago, her doctor recommended withholding seafood, peanut products and strawberries from her infant son's diet to avoid food allergies.
But when she had a daughter three years later, the advice had changed...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Chief Medical Officer of Foundation Radiology Group, Dr. James W. Backstrom, was named one of the top radiologists in his field by Pittsburgh Magazine in its annual "Top Doctors" issue. Only 13 radiologists made the 2012 list out of the more than 300 in...
| Jun 6, 2012
Three-quarters of Americans believe video games that involve physical activity can be part of a fitness regime, according to a recent study by the UnitedHealth Group, a health insurance company in Minnetonka, Minn.
The same study also found that some...
| Jun 8, 2012
Children in urban areas have a higher incidence of food allergies than those in rural America, according to a new study believed to be the first to assess allergic reactions in kids based on geography.
One of the urban centers tracked in the research...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 10:57 PM
Since time immemorial, contract disputes have had a way of dragging on and getting ugly. Yet, just as often both sides are amicably able to find a compromise and gladly get back to the task at hand.
We hope that the impasse that is transpiring between...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 12:52 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many doctors-in-training with shaky Spanish skills are willing to discuss medical care with their patients in Spanish — but that may change after they are tested for fluency, a new study suggests.
Researchers surveyed 76...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:32 AM
American children are taking fewer antibiotics now than 10 years ago, but prescriptions to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, have increased, according to a new report by the Food and Drug Administration.
FDA researchers analyzed...
| Jun 20, 2012
Emma Fox-Lind's baby girl may be only weeks old but the first-time mom is laying the foundation for healthy sleep habits by dimming the lights in daughter Sofia's bedroom and limiting distractions and noise at night.
That's a good thing, says Dr. Kenneth...