| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Leonard J. Kerpelman, a civic iconoclast and legal gadfly who is best known for representing atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair in the landmark 1963 Supreme Court case that outlawed prayer in public schools, died Thursday at Sinai Hospital of complications...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Source: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
Everyone looks forward to summer--time to get away, get outside and have some fun. So what could be more unfair than catching a cold when it'...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:05 AM
When Anton Axtman was alive, life in Aberdeen was a lot different than it is now.
Axtman worked at Webb Shoe Co. for 38 years, repairing shoes from 1923 to 1961.
He never drove a car. Carrying his lunch, he took a bus to the shoe store, where he...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Drowsy from watching hours of unedited World War II film footage, Ray Begovich snapped to attention when one eight-second snippet flashed before him.
Begovich, a journalism professor at Franklin College in Indiana, was visiting the National Archives...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Overall, young children in the U.S. maintained high vaccination rates in 2012, officials at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.
But researchers also said there were 159 reported cases of measles between Jan. 1 and Aug....
| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:10 AM
Last week I said that I am going to try to find common ground that both the left and right can agree upon as our democracy tries to heal the deep cleavages that plague it. Sometimes finding that common ground means tough talk on issues one or the other...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:53 AM
With its annual health fair, Orland Township wants to be sure kids get all the shots they need before school starts in the fall, and have a little fun while they're at it.
The free fair, which also will offer vaccines for adults, will be Saturday from 9...
| Sep 11, 2013
Just the mention of the numerals that make up this infamous day will forever conjure deep pain, sadness and anger in Americans.
And yet, while the horrors of that fateful day 12 years ago are so indelibly seared into our consciences, as the years have...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:59 PM
The Sedgwick County Health Department says some vaccines it received may not have been effective.
The county says it was informed by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment that vaccines transferred to it from another place were "stored...
| Sep 5, 2013
These groups meet regularly.
Asperger's Syndrome — Second Thursday, 7:30-9 p.m. Support and education. Howard County Autism Society Resource Center, 10280 Old Columbia Road, Suite 215, Columbia. Elaine McAuliffe, 410-730-0068 or elainemcauliffe@...
| Sep 2, 2013
In the hit movie "Lee Daniels' The Butler," there's a scene in which lead character Cecil Gaines is trying to get a job on the White House service staff and he's interviewed by the head butler, an African-American man.
Chicago siblings Loretta Fields...