| Feb 6, 2013
During the first half of the 20th century, pediatricians generally believed that children's eye problems were largely self-corrective — that a child would grow out of his or her crossed eyes or poor vision. But they were wrong.
Unless a vision...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 5:12 PM
The Corona del Mar High girls' water polo team always has team shirts for the CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoffs.
Most of the time the shirts have funny or silly words on the back, nicknames to describe the players. But for sophomore Ashley Quinn,...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 9:22 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Tanning facilities often given inconsistent or incorrect information about the risks associated with indoor tanning and may let kids as young as 10 or 12 tan, according to a new study from Missouri.
Although the U.S. Food...
| Mar 10, 2013
Ace, a youthful Labrador, bounds across his lawn, fielding tennis balls and hurrying them back to his owner.
His tail wags. His coat is thick and shiny. He barks with enthusiasm. To the naked eye, Ace is a strapping example of dogdom. Who would guess...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 1:00 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with certain cancers enrolled in clinical trials survive longer, not necessarily from the treatment itself but potentially because those enrolled are better off to begin with, according to new research.
| Mar 5, 2013
| 12:17 PM
March is observed across the nation as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Many survivors, patients, caregivers and others whose lives have been affected by colorectal cancer come together to generate awareness of the importance of getting screened and...
| Mar 11, 2013
Next time you reach for that pill to help lower your blood pressure or to keep your arteries unclogged, you might have a Lehigh Valley company to thank — not for the drug itself, but for getting it to you.
Over the past year, two drug packaging...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 4:17 PM
A tan isn't worth teens increasing their risk for skin cancer. The General Assembly should send that unequivocal message by passing a proposed ban on the use of indoor tanning devices for those under the age of 18.
This is hardly a risky position. It...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Jan Chapin, a social worker who enjoyed the arts and sports, died March 14 from metastatic melanoma at her Cockeysville home. She was 65.
The daughter of a career Army officer and a homemaker, the former Elizabeth Jan Iaderosa, who was known as Jan,...
| Mar 22, 2013
Sunday, March 24
Figure skating The Gardens Figure Skating Club presents its ninth annual spring ice show, "Mary Poppins," at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Gardens Ice House, 13800 Old Gunpowder Road in Laurel. Shows feature more than 60 skaters, ages 3-55,...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Dr. Lorenz E. Zimmerman, the founder of modern ophthalmic pathology, who spent his nearly 60-year career studying diseases of the eye, died March 16 of complications from an infection at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 92.