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  • Camp One Step at a Time

    Camp One Step at a Time
    Camp One Step at a Time is run by Children's Oncology Services, an organization that provides recreational and educational programs for children and adolescents diagnosed with cancer. If you'd like to learn more about their programs go to www.onestepcamp....
  • Decoding the diabetic diet

    Decoding the diabetic diet
    A crucial tool in controlling diabetes is being vigilant about what you put in your mouth. But, some experts say, you don't have to be a slave to the glycemic index or banish cake and ice cream forever. The primary goal for diabetics is to regulate...
  • Flesh-eating bacteria explained

    Flesh-eating bacteria explained
    It sounds like something out of a horror film - a micro-organism that enters through an open wound and begins to consume your body from the inside out. Unfortunately flesh-eating bacteria, or necrotizing fasciitis, isn't fiction. Aimee Copeland, a 24-...
  • Man Says Flesh Eating Bacteria Consumed His Penis

    Man Says Flesh Eating Bacteria Consumed His Penis
    A Peruvian man has filed a malpractice lawsuit against a Miami doctor for what he says was a botched penile implant operation. Enrique Milla decided to get the implant in 2007 for his erectile dysfunction. But he also suffers from high blood pressure...
  • New therapy could reduce diabetes-related amputation

     New therapy could reduce diabetes-related amputation
    Jim Keenan wasn't particularly alarmed by a small blister that developed on his heel. Five days later, the 62-year-old's foot was so seriously infected doctors feared they might need to amputate his lower leg. Keenan, who also has Type 2 diabetes,...
  • Vietnam veterans to be recognized during welcome-home day in The Villages

    Vietnam veterans to be recognized during welcome-home day in The Villages
    Those of us of a certain age remember the Vietnam War. Many served in Vietnam or had brothers or sons who did. Others, like me, came home from school and watched it on television every day on the news. Vietnam was the first war to come into the American...
  • Teen decides on amputation: 'I can do whatever I want with this leg. It's getting cut off'

    Teen decides on amputation: 'I can do whatever I want with this leg. It's getting cut off'
    After some inner turmoil and much self-reflection, 15-year-old Seth Melvin says he's ready to lose his right leg. His words make his parents cringe. "I just want to get it chopped off," he says occasionally. It's a decision that's been looming for...
  • UCF, Magic have it all wrong when it comes to cheating

    UCF, Magic have it all wrong when it comes to cheating
    Running off at the typewriter. … I think it's time we explained something to our two hometown teams — the Orlando Magic and UCF Knights — about breaking the rules. Um, guys, here's a little primer in Cheating 101. The object of...
  • How the Civil War was fought

    How the Civil War was fought
    Even in a great collection of Civil War artifacts, the gold pocket watch owned by legendary Confederate Maj. Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson would be ranked as a treasure. So would Southern cavalry commander J.E.B. Stuart’s 6-shot,...
  • What was biggest local story of 2012: Dwightmare, UCF, Bobby Bowden or Gators?

    What was biggest local story of 2012: Dwightmare, UCF, Bobby Bowden or Gators?
    Running off at the typewriter. … Since this is the final "Running Off" of the year, let's review the biggest and best, whiniest and worst of 2012. Biggest sports story of local interest: (1) Dwightmare and resulting collateral damage in Magic...
  • Kirk hailed upon return to U.S. Senate

    Kirk hailed upon return to U.S. Senate
    Sen. Mark Kirk's halting, 18-minute climb up the Capitol steps Thursday came nearly a year after a major stroke left him so incapacitated that he was in critical condition for 10 to 15 days and had difficulty keeping his balance while sitting up. Those...
  • Major step: Kirk returns to Senate

    Major step: Kirk returns to Senate
    Keeping a pledge he made last spring, Sen. Mark Kirk climbed the Capitol steps on Thursday to mark his return almost a year after suffering a major stroke. The 53-year-old Republican from Illinois was greeted by two top Democrats: Vice President Joe...