| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
They are both dreadful conditions, but it appears cancer reduces the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, especially among people treated with chemotherapy. That's the word from a Harvard-based study presented July 2013 at the Alzheimer's Association...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Every few months, it seems, there's hype about the latest, hottest superfood. But lots of ordinary foods, many of which are stocked in nearly every grocery store in America, are "superfoods" brimming with various disease-fighting nutrients, usually...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:48 PM
A physician who has created a new model for providing health care to those who can least afford it.
A novelist who takes readers into the swampy backwaters of the Everglades.
An astrophysicist who searches for other planets — and finds them....
| 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...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:06 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I need more options to protect my vision. I take prescription eye drops, but I'm steadily declining. — R.J., Decatur, Ill.
Dear R.J.: I'm sorry to hear that. I'm always researching ways to protect eyesight because it is so...
| May 5, 2013
| 5:55 PM
While USC conducted a nationwide search for a dean for its school of medicine, Dr. Stephen J. Ryan stepped in as interim dean in 1991, expecting to serve for six months. He held the job a record 13 years.
During his tenure as dean, it became known as...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 9:55 PM
Aberdeen: The funeral service for Elaine Milbrandt, 94, of Aberdeen will be 11 a.m. Monday, March 4, 2013, at Zion Lutheran Church in Aberdeen. Pastor Marcia Sylvester will officiate.
Burial will be in Riverside Memorial Park.
| Mar 7, 2013
| 12:49 PM
They're the sick, the elderly and people who can't get out of their homes or prepare food on their own. And they depend on the Meals on Wheels program for two meals a day, five days a week. But there’s a strong possibility that program could...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:06 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Driving to his company's Granger office one day, Niel Makielski noticed the telephone poles along the road seemed to be warping as he passed them.
The chief of his company's small maintenance department and a "fix-it" guy all his life,...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 9:27 PM
Funeral services for Bernice Anderson, 90, of Mobridge will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Norway Lutheran Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation will start at 2 p.m....
| Jan 19, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Donald “Don” Burley is remembered by his family as a man who touched the lives of many through his quiet, humble ways. His community involvement and volunteer efforts were done to help others, not for recognition or fanfare.
Don was the...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:44 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Taking at least one aspirin every week is linked to the development of age-related vision loss, according to a new study.
The Australian researchers, however, caution that there's still not enough evidence to say taking the...