| Aug 23, 2012
| 9:13 AM
Aimee Copeland was spending her first night at home Wednesday since flesh-eating bacteria forced the amputation of her hands, leg and foot three months ago.
Copeland's first stop out of rehab was to Longhorn Steakhouse for lunch with her family, said her...
| May 18, 2012
| 2:21 PM
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...
| May 18, 2012
| 6:40 PM
The rare, aggressive bacteria that have infected a University of West Georgia graduate student have taken a further toll: Doctors have amputated both hands and the remaining foot of 24-year-old Aimee Copeland, according to a blog on the school's website....
| May 26, 2012
| 1:15 PM
Rebecca “Becky” Snyder might have had cognitive and physical disabilities, but she lived life to the fullest, choosing a positive attitude and a life filled with human connections.
“She was never, ever self-conscious in the wheelchair...
| Jun 4, 2012
We met the three new cast members of the "Real Housewives of New York City" Aviva Drescher, Heather Thomson and Carole Radziwill.
The Real Housewives of New York City follows the busy lives of a group of driven and ambitious Manhattan women as they...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 9:45 PM
Learn the name. You'll know his unique stride soon.
Oscar Pistorius will be a man to watch at the London's Summer 2012 Olympics.
He's a South African runner who will challenge your view of what is means to be "disabled."
A double-amputee, Pistorius...
| Jun 13, 2012
Commissioners’ decision demeans kids, nurses
To the editor:
I’m writing as the parent of two children in our county school system, concerning our County Commissioners recent decision to cut the school nurse budget entirely. One of my...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:04 PM
Celebrating the fact that June is American Humane Association Adopt a Cat Month, this column is devoted to your cat questions.
Q: I don't believe in declawing. My husband wants me to declaw a kitten we recently adopted from a shelter. For starters, the...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Here is our weekly salute to the people, places and organizations that make Northern Michigan a special place to live.
Petoskey officials gathered recently to update goals for the city and the action plans to achieve those goals.
| Feb 18, 2013
| 9:59 PM
Aberdeen Cougars freshman goalie Jon Loefke got a great opportunity Saturday night.
He got to suit up for the Bismarck Bobcats of the North American Hockey League in its game against the Aberdeen Wings. Loefke did not play as the Bobcats lost a 2-1...
| Feb 24, 2013
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...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - Am I in trouble? my husband asked as we stood in the darkened entry of a restaurant waiting for a table. He was looking down at his dark brown winter coat.
What happened? I asked.
He stepped into the light and I saw a fairly large...