| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:33 PM
I keep waiting for the news that prosecutors in Pennsylvania have come to their senses and dropped criminal charges against Barbara Mancini.
But so far, that hasn't happened, which means the Philadelphia resident, an emergency room nurse, may soon be on...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 8:07 PM
On Colleen Smith's right shoulder, just about the level of her collarbone, is tattoo of Roman numerals, VI• IV• MMXII. They signify a date, June 4, 2012, one of several over the last 27 months that Smith either wants to remember or knows she...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 12:13 PM
The military veterans, gathered to celebrate the nation's bicentennial, had made it through World War I, World War II, Korea or Vietnam, only to be struck down by the mist from a hotel's air-conditioning system.
It was the first time the world would...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 2:20 PM
There seems to be lot of debate today concerning the possible benefits of taking nutritional supplements. While I believe that some supplements can be beneficial, the wrong supplement or improper dosage can cause serious and even fatal results.
| Apr 6, 2012
| 3:26 PM
Prescribed painkillers are leaving pharmacies, falling into pill bottles and into the hands of Indiana residents at an incredible rate. Those increased sales of pain pills are leading to increased cases of abuse.
According to the IU Center for Health...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 7:54 PM
Last time I wrote about my dad, he'd taken a fall in his bedroom, couldn't get up, but didn't want yet another ride in an ambulance. So my mother got down on the floor with him, pulled up a blanket and they went to sleep.
This time they went down...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 5:25 AM
A new hospital will soon be opening its doors in Fishers, Ind. The 42-bed specialty hospital will have services focused on cardiovascular, orthopedics, spine and emergency care. The hospital will be the first of its kind for residents in Fishers and...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 9:07 AM
An announcement was sent to parents of Carmel Clay Schools students Monday informing them a case of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, was identified in the school district.
The letter states some children and staff members may have been...
| Nov 27, 2011
Gene Dorio, an old-school doctor who makes house calls in Santa Clarita, drives a 1990 Volvo with 362,000 miles on the clock and duct tape holding things together. His patients have a lot of miles on them, too. Dorio is a geriatric physician.
| Nov 26, 2011
Dear Pharmacist: I took your column regarding hormone replacement to my doctor. He's never ordered progesterone, just estrogen because of the hysterectomy. For eight years, I've suffered with occasional hot flashes, mood swings, insomnia, and I can't lose...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 7:48 PM
The state has temporarily suspended the license of a Montgomery County physician, saying he is a danger to the public after he was arrested and charged with prescription fraud.
Richard Ruth of Franconia Township has an administrative hearing Monday...