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  • Mind, body, spirit: Counselor who is blind encourages holistic treatments

    Jenna Galligani has hurdled roadblocks most of her life. At 17, she taught martial arts and self defense to visually impaired children. In 2002, as a student at Kutztown University, Galligani was a member of the school's equestrian team, and took a...
  • Easton Hospital parent company to pay $89 million to settle billing probe

    The parent company of Easton Hospital said Monday it has agreed to pay more than $89 million to settle a government investigation over billing practices at 119 of its facilities. The U.S. Department of Justice since 2011 had been investigating whether...
  • Virginia receives more home visit funds

    Virginia receives more home visit funds
    The state's Home Visiting Program for pregnant women and those with children up to 5 years old received almost $2 million from Health and Human Services, the agency announced Monday. "It's a renewal. We applied for the competitive funding," said Linda...
  • Fighting a killer virus [Editorial]

    Fighting a killer virus  [Editorial]
    The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit that officially opened today in Washington is as notable for what isn't on the agenda as for what is. The meeting between President Barack Obama and more than 40 African heads of state has been billed as forum for talks on...
  • U.S., foreign health workers to flock to West Africa amid Ebola crisis

    U.S., foreign health workers to flock to West Africa amid Ebola crisis
    With dozens of local doctors and medical staff among the dead, U.S. and foreign experts are preparing to flood into West Africa to help fight the deadliest Ebola outbreak on record. Although two Americans, Dr. Kent Brantly and health worker Nancy...
  • Lawsuit filed by woman who lost estranged husband and son, 4, in murder-suicide

    Lawsuit filed by woman who lost estranged husband and son, 4, in murder-suicide
    Less than three months after her estranged husband killed their 4-year-old son in a murder-suicide, Kyle Weber was fired from her job as a clinical psychologist at a Naperville counseling clinic. In a recent DuPage County lawsuit, Weber sued her...
  • As disability awards grow, so do concerns with veracity of PTSD claims

    As disability awards grow, so do concerns with veracity of PTSD claims
    The 49-year-old veteran explained that he suffered from paranoia in crowds, nightmares and unrelenting flashbacks from the Iraq war. He said he needed his handgun to feel secure and worried that he would shoot somebody. The symptoms were textbook post-...
  • Ethne F. Higginbotham, educator-counselor

    Ethne F. Higginbotham, educator-counselor
    Ethne F. Higginbotham, an educator who later became a mental health counselor, died Wednesday of a urinary tract infection at Brightview South River, an Edgewater assisted-living facility. She was 92. The daughter of Robert Lee Flanagan, a paper mill...
  • Foley Follows Career Twists And Turns Toward Governor's Office

     Foley Follows Career Twists And Turns Toward Governor's Office
    Tom Foley never thought he would simultaneously have one son in Harvard and two toddlers in diapers. His life has taken multiple twists and turns that he would not have predicted, including becoming a father again later in life. Those twists also...
  • Jordan Gross transformation: From 305 pounds to 235 in 7 months

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. Fans don't recognize him as often. Former teammates joked when they saw him at training camp. And his kids are excited that he can easily put on his seat belt. Since playing his last game for the Carolina Panthers in January, Jordan...
  • LSSC aims to boost students' chances of landing employment

    LSSC aims to boost students' chances of landing employment
    LEESBURG — Educational options are continuing to expand at Lake-Sumter State College, but time is running out for prospective students to apply for the fall semester. The deadline to submit an application for admission is 4:30 p.m. Monday. As...