| May 29, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Dear Pharmacist: On Facebook, you said people catch Lyme disease from their pets, which tote ticks. That's how I got Lyme, and I have Bartonella, too. I found out because of you, and it explained my symptoms of joint pain, confusion, memory loss and...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 1:53 PM
It has taken 18 years of being misdiagnosed, but local resident and business-owner Marsha Knicley, 64, of Hagerstown, can finally say she has Lyme disease.
Those who know Knicley they would describe her as a smart and savvy businesswoman with a big...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:59 AM
Whether you go for a physical or already see a cardiologist, chances are your doctor may order a test to check how well your heart is working. Among the most common cardiac tests are electrocardiogram, echocardiogram and stress test. Each test helps to...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:04 AM
There are times on this journey with autism that I ask myself the question: What haven’t I done for my son? Have I found enough people to help him? Am I spending enough time with him?
This is particularly the case when I or my husband are awake...
| May 17, 2013
| 10:02 PM
Ken Venturi, who won the 1964 U.S. Open golf championship in dramatic fashion and became a longtime television commentator, died Friday in Rancho Mirage. He was 82.
Venturi, who was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame earlier this month, died at...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Q: My 8-year-old is tired all the time even though she gets 11 to 12 hours of sleep a night. Is this part of growing up, or should I address it with her pediatrician? I wondered if she might be anemic, but I have read this is rare in children.
| Apr 5, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Vaccination of horses has become a hot topic among equine veterinarians and owners. There is not one vaccination program that is appropriate for every horse, every time. The horse's immune system is not the same as ours. Therefore, we vaccinate yearly and...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 10:36 PM
The Aberdeen Central girls’ basketball team unwrapped a win with a bow of lessons.
The holidays do not get much brighter than that in the basketball world.
Third-rated Aberdeen (6-0) beat Rapid City Central 57-44 Saturday in Aberdeen. The...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 9:06 AM
It's winter (almost)! (Also, gross). That means it's time for another quick 'n' dirty-style advice column. Grab some mulled wine and come sit on my knee. If you missed the fall quickies, read 'em at your leisure. It is winter, after all, what else are you...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:30 AM
For a disease that affects 50 million adults in the United States -- about 1 in 5 people -- arthritis is remarkably misunderstood.
Many people believe it's a crippling and inevitable part of growing old. But things are changing. Treatments are better,...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:39 AM
Medical tests have shown that Chicago's Cardinal Francis George appears to be free of cancer, he said in a wide-ranging interview, though doctors have advised the Roman Catholic archbishop to skip two Christmas Day traditions dear to him.
| May 21, 2013
| 8:43 AM
This is the first of a two-part series updating women of all ages on the use of hormones.
It is a pleasure to be back putting pencil to paper with good news for women going through "the change."
A Global Consensus Statement, hot off the press in the...