| May 27, 2012
| 9:36 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids in after-school programs often increase their own physical activity if they make friends who run and jump around more than they do, a new study from Tennessee has found.
Though not completely surprising, that finding...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 1:42 PM
The 5th Annual Conemaugh Health Foundation “Our Community, Our Children” Chef Auction was held last month at the Frank J. Pasquerilla Conference Center.
It raised $48,000 for pediatric and teenage trauma and surgical patients at Conemaugh...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 9:09 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Unhappy kids who watch a lot of TV ads may come to believe that material possessions are the key to feeling better, new research hints.
A number of studies in adults have suggested that unhappiness and materialism can create a...
| 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...