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  • 96-year-old pioneering female surgeon receives new 'jiffy hip'

    96-year-old pioneering female surgeon receives new 'jiffy hip'
    Isabella Harrison, trim and neatly turned out in lavender pants with a matching top, leans over her walker to push it methodically in front of her. Occasionally, she stops to straighten her back. "I've started to hunch over from using this," concedes...
  • 76-Year-Old Woman Sickened After Taking Male Sex Pill Swapped In Refund Scam

    76-Year-Old Woman Sickened After Taking Male Sex Pill Swapped In Refund Scam
    According to the defendant's lawyer, the North Woodmere man busted in a CVS refund scam is "as shocked as anyone" that he was arrested and charged with buying and returning pills after swapping them for cheaper drugs. Rabin Purnsrian, 43, would then...
  • Nutritional Benefits Of Traditional Seder Dishes

    Nutritional Benefits Of Traditional Seder Dishes
    Jews here and around the world are celebrating Passover, which began Monday at sundown. Passover pays homage to the story of the Exodus of ancients Israelites lead by Moses out of Egypt, where they were slaves. It's a time of family gatherings and...
  • NASA Shuttle Worker Jumps to Death From Launch Pad

    NASA Shuttle Worker Jumps to Death From Launch Pad
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida -- A NASA worker who fell to his death from the launch pad where space shuttle Endeavour is being prepared for flight committed suicide, officials said on Friday. James Vanover, 53, of Titusville, Fla., an engineer with prime...
  • Marion C. Marvin

    Marion C. Marvin October 8, 1917 – January 24, 2010  Born in Buffalo, New York, Marion C. Zollitsch lost her mother to the influenza epidemic of 1919.  Her father took 2 year old Marion and her 2 older brothers back to the family home where they...
  • Too much fun in the sun can cause eye damage

    Too much fun in the sun can cause eye damage
    At 5 p.m., as Jose Vega uncaps a tiny, $100 tube of ointment, he thinks of work. As a chef at Jabinero's, he should already be spreading ingredients - onions, peppers, meats - across the restaurant stovetop. But instead, he spreading ointment over two...
  • Blind 'bag lady' crochets for homeless

    Blind 'bag lady' crochets for homeless
    SPRING VALLEY, Calif. -- A nearly blind East County woman has found a way to weave her passion for recycling and her desire to help the homeless into a single creative endeavor. Wilma Groh, a Spring Valley resident, leads a group that turns used...
  • What berries can do for you

    What berries can do for you
    Berries are nutritional powerhouses whether they're eaten fresh, frozen, dried, freeze-dried or powdered. But can they protect our brain and memory, melt fat and prevent urinary tract infections? Though emerging research is juicy, scientists know less...
  • Get the Skinny on Foods to Help Protect Our Eyes

    Get the Skinny on Foods to Help Protect Our Eyes
    We’re always talking about foods that are good for our waistline, our hearts, and even our skin, but how about foods that are good for our eyes, as well?   In today’s Get the Skinny: the top foods that might help to protect our vision, and how...
  • OUR HEALTH: I can see clearly now!

    OUR HEALTH:  I can see clearly now!
    Thanks to iLASIK, I can see clearly now!   After years of consideration, Mark Cox of Lynchburg finally made the decision to have LASIK eye surgery. His only regret is that he didn’t get it done sooner.   According to the Vision Council of...
  • Health Key: Keeping your eyes healthy

    Health Key: Keeping your eyes healthy
    Fox59 is helping to bring eye health into focus. Dr. Lacy Boggs runs a private practice in Lebanon. She said just because you have 20/20 vision, it does not mean your eyes have a clean bill of health. She said there are three main issue you should be...
  • Macular degeneration question

    Question: My mother was just diagnosed with macular degeneration. What is it and what can we do about it? Answer: This is something I’m familiar with since the agency I work for provides training and services to many individuals who have this...