| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Congratulations! You have successfully logged on to healthcare.gov, the official website of the Affordable Care Act. When all the site's glitches are fixed, hopefully by Nov. 30 (year unknown), the act will revert to being called "Obamacare." Until then,...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:21 AM
They both had so much to celebrate. So Stacy Jurich and her close friend, Natasha McShane, an exchange student from Northern Ireland , spent the night dancing — McShane in her favorite boots — before starting the half-mile walk back to Jurich'...
| Oct 14, 2013
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've had back and neck pain for years that I can attribute to large breasts. I'm 27 and in good health. Is breast reduction surgery a safe option? What are the risks?
ANSWER: Breast reduction surgery is a safe and effective procedure...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Whenever I do an annual physical, I always spend some time looking at the child's back. Why? It's important to examine a child's spine to check for any irregularities or disease, such as scoliosis (curvature). I also check the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Are you working too long and too hard? Could you achieve more by doing less? Professional athletes are susceptible to overtraining -- thinking that they must run another mile, do more stairs or do one more set. But there is a narrow band that the...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Dear Pharmacist: I have neck pain, sciatica and headaches. I've tried prednisone, Celebrex, Ibuprofen, Vicodin, physical therapy, chiropractors, massage, reiki, acupuncture, prayer work, laser and two surgeries on my neck. Nothing helps. Please, any...
| Aug 16, 2013
Many children, teens and adults heading back to school this fall are burdened with a pretty weighty subject: their backpacks.
Children and adolescents are particularly at risk of injury from overloaded backpacks. The National Safety Council, the...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:10 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kurt is a 32-year-old IT systems administrator from Des Moines, Iowa. He has a colleague who had been prescribed "ridiculous amounts" of Vicodin for a chronic back problem.
His colleague offered him some of the pills. Soon Kurt was...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:22 PM
MISHAWAKA – A Mishawaka police officer was involved in a traffic accident late Tuesday night at Lincolnway and Capital in Mishawaka.
It happened shortly after 10:30 p.m.
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WSBT has learned Lt. Bryan Fox was stopped at a...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 6:38 PM
After a jet recently crashed on a San Francisco runway, a pack of federal investigators swiftly arrived to figure out what went wrong.
When a Cirque du Soleil performer fell to her death during a Las Vegas show, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Almost four years ago Ravi Shamaiengar, a radiologist with Tidewater Diagnostic Imaging who practices at Williamsburg Regional Medical Center, started work on designing a better travel pillow. A frequent traveler who suffers from neck pain, he found...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 5:20 PM
By the time people come to see Lisa Walker, they're usually desperate.
These injured athletes, dancers, musicians or office workers are trying to fix what's broken. Some are looking for a way around the limitations caused by a stroke, Parkinson's...