| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Epilepsy. What is the first word you think of? Most people imagine someone foaming at the mouth, falling on the floor, and shaking all over. A full on seizure.
However, that is not quite true. In many cases, epilepsy is an invisible illness that goes...
| Feb 8, 2013
The green-eyed, long-lashed Petra wears an off-the-shoulder blue dress. Her hair is piled high atop her head and the blue, pink and black locks are remindful of peacock feathers. Her tilted head and slightly puckered, pink lips imply attitude.
| Feb 4, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Once you've experienced it you don't forget it, vertigo that is. Vertigo is a symptom of a balance disorder and it is most typically felt as brief, intense movement in the head or in many cases felt as "the spins" upon movement. It's a symptom that can...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q. I have a long history of tension headaches and usually get relief by taking acetaminophen. Lately, the medication relieves the headache, but then the pain returns later in the day. Can acetaminophen lose its effectiveness, or could the problem be...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:08 PM
The District 11 Class A girls basketball tournament typically belongs to the Schuylkill League.
Notre Dame-East Stroudsburg hopes its experienced roster can end that trend this season.
The Spartans have a month left to prepare for one final shot at...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 1:51 PM
No life should be reduced to a narrative.
It's too tempting to tie up the loose ends. To miss the minutiae that make each of us human. To find reason where there is none.
So the abrupt, far too early end of author Bridget Zinn's life doesn't need to...
| Jan 22, 2013
It's been 30 years since futurist John Naisbitt advanced the idea of "high tech-high touch" in his groundbreaking best-seller, "Megatrends." And perhaps that balancing act he felt technology demands resonates even more today, with gizmos dominating our...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 2:08 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Weather has long been considered one of many potential migraine triggers, but a new study links lightning, specifically, to the onset of the severe headaches that plague more than 28 million Americans.
Based on headache logs...
| May 25, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Concert music: I'm supposed to embrace it all. As the socially lucky offspring of professional pianists, I have survived music school, performed songs for actual money and worked in radio as well as a critic passionate about today's composers.
| Mar 27, 2013
| 6:12 PM
I was 13 years old when I ate my first diet meal.
Let me paint a picture of this entree, circa 1996: When defrosted, the teensy shrimps in my Weight Watchers Smart Ones meal turned to rubber, and the angel hair pasta became a soppy mess in tomato sauce....
| Mar 27, 2013
| 6:15 PM
Q: Almost all women older than 50 are told to take calcium supplements to prevent bone loss. Hip fractures, spine fractures and other bone problems can cause a lot of pain and misery, not to mention early death. But now I am reading that calcium pills...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 9:25 PM
Dr. Taylor Anderson has recently opened the Northeast Chiropractic Clinic at 416 S. Dakota St., Suite 1, in Aberdeen.
A Groton native, he graduated from Groton High School in 2005 and Northern State University with a bachelor's degree in biology in...