| Jan 5, 2011
| 5:16 PM
You've made it through the holidays, through excessive sugar and rich food, the stress of parking, shopping and spending. Then there's the office parties, drinking, more drinking, more spending, not enough time to exercise and…all of the above...
| Jan 5, 2011
Researchers from The Scripps Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College, and Cornell University have produced a long-lasting anti-cocaine immunity in mice by giving them a unique vaccine.
Scientists believe the research into the vaccine could lead...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 12:28 PM
Convicted drunk driver Tracie Nininger walked back into a Roanoke County courthouse Thursday to find out if she would be sent back to jail after testing positive for alcohol.
Nininger convinced a Roanoke County judge Thursday that the alcohol in her...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 3:49 PM
We are all trying to stay warm in these chilly temperatures, but that can be challenging for those who are homeless.
The Star of Hope shelter is doing its part to get people off the streets and into a warm place. The Star of Hope is calling it a " cold...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 7:49 PM
Sniffling, sneezing, runny nose? Most likely it's the common cold and not the flu. Area health services report that the numbers of people presenting with "influenza-like illnesses" are running true to form for the time of the year when the viruses...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 10:25 AM
Wind chills around Michiana could plummet to between 15 and 20 degrees below zero by early Friday morning. Take extra care if you must be outside and please provide protection for your outdoor pets.
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY through 1 p.m. Friday for...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 4:50 PM
The St. Joseph County Health Department issued a public health advisory today because wind chill temperatures were expected to be below zero degrees tonight and Friday.
Exposure to cold temperatures, whether indoors or outside, can cause serious life-...
| Jan 21, 2011
Man flu is an urban legend that has lived in the minds of women for years and now according to an Engaged Mutual study of more than 3,000 men it appears to be real. Half of the men in the study exaggerate their symptoms--headaches become migraines and the...
| Jan 24, 2011
Laura Arellano-Davis is trying to stay healthy for two--she's expecting her first baby in March and never really thought about the common cold until she got sick over the summer.
"No, no," Laura said. "Not until I got to that point and got that first...
| Jan 26, 2011
It's no secret that losing weight requires you to take in fewer calories than you burn. But it's not always just a numbers game.
If you're fairly certain that you're doing most things right but the extra weight still isn't budging, one or more of these...
| Jan 27, 2011
The new year brings a lot of resolutions to exercise. And sometimes the cold weather also means more snow shoveling. All that exertion can be harmful to people with abnormal hearts by leading to sudden cardiac arrest. Dr. Gordon Tomaselli, director of...