| Oct 3, 2014
| 9:10 PM
As a nurse, Margaret J. "Peg" Jansson was drawn to mothers and newborns "and all the joy associated with that," according to those who knew her.
So after becoming a certified lactation consultant, Mrs. Jansson in the late 1980s founded Nursing Care of...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Glendale Adventist Medical Center is enlisting six local men to serve as soldiers in its biannual effort to bring awareness about breast cancer and in their battle they must endure — wearing pink.
During this month, they will don pink to spread...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 2:20 PM
When Shericka Goza of Hampton was diagnosed with colon cancer in March 2011, she was not surprised.
The now retired Navy sonar technician said the illness is hereditary. Both her dad and brother had colon cancer.
"And they had beat it," she said in...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 7:22 PM
After reading the allegations last month about problems with care at a national nursing home chain, I decided it was time to check how the nursing homes in the Lehigh Valley have been performing.
I looked at every state Department of Health inspection...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Peter R. Herr took a fledgling music program at Glenbrook North High School and during nearly three decades as director of bands put together an award-winning ensemble that entertained local audiences and others in New York, Hawaii, Canada and Europe....
| Jul 23, 2014
| 4:00 AM
More than a few years ago, Eric Lentz built a waterfall in the backyard of his family home in Skokie. It served as a model for a larger one he would build at the Rustic Falls Nature Camp in Burlington, Wis. — a camp for challenged children that he...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 6:11 AM
Former News 13 reporter Amanda Evans has given a short update on her husband, Joe Clark.
Via Facebook, she wrote Sunday night: "Pray for peace and comfort as we move Joe to a hospice house tonight. Loving someone sometimes means letting go."
| Sep 28, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Yogurt is a great addition to any meal and also makes a great snack. It tastes great and has many health benefits. With so many flavors and varieties to choose from, there is bound to be one that you and your family enjoy. Portable yogurts are available...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:49 PM
Seventeen years ago, Oregon became the first of five states to offer what became known as death with dignity. Now a renewed effort is underway to add California to the list.
Past attempts have failed here, but Compassion & Choices, the nonprofit...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
No matter how you get insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, from an agent or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs than you used to. Higher premiums are only part of the picture....
| Sep 28, 2014
Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...