| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Invasive species are a natural disaster waiting to happen. In some cases, there is a very real danger to humans, such as the Burmese Python in South Florida. In many cases, the threat to humans is indirect, yet no less important, such as Saltcedar's...
| Nov 4, 2012
As Kelly Weaver walks through the halls of the Alexander Leigh Center for Autism in Crystal Lake (alexanderleighcenterforautism.com), she beams with pride.
"We started with one student in my basement back in 2007," says Weaver, the center's executive...
| 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...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Laguna Beach Books' series of talks by local authors will continue Sept. 9 with Maggie Anton, author of the acclaimed "Rashi's Daughters" trilogy.
"The talks are a way to promote local authors," said bookstore owner Jane Hanauer. "It is hard for non-...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:48 PM
For parents of young children diagnosed with cancer, looking ahead can be at once terrifying and consoling. Now, a burgeoning field of research allows those parents to consider their pre-pubescent child's ability to someday bear children — and to...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 12:21 AM
LOS ANGELES -- A major public health crisis is emerging, in the form of a sexually-transmitted disease that doesn't respond to antibiotics, World Health Organization officials said Wednesday.
Gonorrhea is one of the most common sexually-transmitted...
| Jun 18, 2012
All of the women who lie about takingtheir birth control and "trap" a man, allow me to introduce you to the man who didn't tell his wife he had a vasectomy!
A wife writing to an advice column on Slate says she and her husband "Harry" struggled for two...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 7:54 AM
It's something a lot of couples can identify with. Struggling with infertility, getting pregnant and then the worst happens, losing a child.
Rick Kiser wrote a book about his experiences called, "Forever My Son."
You can purchase the book at Family...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:44 AM
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Two national groups are supporting a discrimination lawsuit filed by a former Indiana parochial school teacher who claims she was fired for trying to get pregnant through in vitro fertilization.
The American Society for...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 10:42 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Teenage girls looking for birth control should be encouraged to consider the long-lasting "set and forget" methods, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
In new guidelines, ACOG says IUDs...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Gonorrhea, one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the US, infects more than 700,000 Americans each year. Most do not have symptoms. Left untreated, it can increase the risk for HIV and cause other serious health consequences, including...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 9:16 AM
"The Odd Life of Timothy Green" is odd indeed. It comes from writer-director Peter Hedges of "What's Eating Gilbert Grape?" and other pictures, and in pleasing ways as well as some dubious ones, Hedges ranges all over the place in his expansion of a story...