| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Aug 30, 2013
When word got out last week that Linda Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and can no longer sing, I immediately emailed the story to two of my brothers.
Joe and Andrew were big Linda fans when they were teenagers, though it must be said that they...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Seventy-three-year-old Louis Willett said he is fit as a fiddle now, but he likes to stay informed just in case he needs any services for seniors in the future.
Every year, Willett travels to the Chambersburg Mall for the annual Senior Fair hosted by...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:01 PM
First thing: Anyone can get skin cancer, and they get it from the UV, or ultraviolet rays of the sun as well as sun lamps and tanning booths. Light-skinned, fair-haired and light-eyed people do have a greater risk, but dark-skinned people get it as well....
| Apr 8, 2013
| 10:46 AM
There has been a lot of news about medical tests lately. Physicians are coming out against unnecessary testing and screenings to save patients time, money and health risks.
As a senior, how do you know which tests or screenings you should have done, and...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:36 PM
I never fared terribly well with eyeglasses. I was amazed at how crisp the world looked when I first got them in the third grade. But all that clarity kind of gave me a headache and made me a little dizzy.
Just days after I got the oversize smoky purple...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 1:43 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older adults' eyesight may suffer irreversibly if they don't have vision insurance, suggests a new study that argues eye health should be a mandatory part of regular health insurance policies.
Researchers found that people...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 4:20 PM
When Gilmer Park veterinary technician Jennifer Bisig brought a 13-week-old blind Shih Tzu puppy home, her family decided to rename the little dog.
“She was named Willow,” Bisig said. “My daughter, Hannah, renamed her Faith.”...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - Mom, I can read the sign across the street! my 9-year-old daughter exclaimed as she stepped outside wearing her purple-framed glasses for the first time.
A few weeks prior to that day, she came home from school with a note after a vision...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:13 AM
Temperatures are getting hotter, the days longer and school is almost out for summer. WSBT is continuing its series "Mom's Summer Survival Guide," by taking a look at protecting your child's skin and eyes this summer.
There are three things no one...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:52 AM
Gayle Anderson was live in Lawndale for to kick off AMERICAN DIABETES MONTH/ DIABETIC EYE DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH with the FITNESS SYNDICATE VS OBESITY. In honor of American Diabetes Month and Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, we want to remind...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Jennifer Myers and William McLeod were typical of the 56 area residents who took advantage of the first free eye examinations Friday morning at the Eastern Panhandle Free Clinic in Ranson.
Sponsored by the West Virginia University Eye Institute and...