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  • Aiding suicide charge in Pottsville does not seem to square with court ruling

    The aspirin tablets in the bottle were of various colors and the little boy thought they were candy, so he helped himself. When I saw the empty bottle I called the base hospital at Beale Air Force Base in California, where I was stationed, and was...
  • A tribute to a year of healthy stories

     
    On this first week of the last month of the year I’d like to pay tribute to the people who invigorated us with their health stories. I have the fortune of having a job that allows me to be a guest in other people's worlds. And while there are...
  • Gift of life stories continue to unravel after transplant

     
    This year, I have covered the survival stories of several transplant recipients. While making it to the transplant list and receiving the organ is certainly monumental, is not end of all worries for the recipients. On Monday, I spoke with two kidney...
  • Weaving good cheer for kids in chemo

    There's a great gulf between a childish imagination and a child's imagination. The first gives birth to the pollutants that have turned our popular culture into a vast, unreclaimed brownfield, and it is almost exclusively a trait of grown-ups. I suppose...
  • Is it really disrespectful to wear your hat inside?

    Is it really disrespectful to wear your hat inside?
    This will be the last of the pet peeve collections I've been sharing all summer, and it will include a provocative question I'll put to you about etiquette regarding hats. But I want to begin with a twist that I hope will result in something good. I...
  • Walk-in care centers sprout across Lehigh Valley

    Just south of Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg's remodeled emergency department — the one LVH spent $7.25 million renovating two years ago — workers are clearing a construction site at the corner of Schoenersville and Jacksonville roads....
  • Big time running, cycling races in Lehigh Valley this weekend

    This is shaping up to be quite a weekend locally for both running and cycling. The Lehigh Valley Health Network Via Marathon Race Weekend and the eighth annual Nittany Lion Cross Cyclocross races are taking place both Saturday and Sunday. Headquarters...
  • LVH expands Medicaid and CHIP coverage

     
    Lehigh Valley Health Network has a new Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program partner. LVH is now a participating provider with UPMC Health Plan’s top-rated Medical Assistance (Medicaid) and CHIP programs, it announced today. According...
  • Muhlenberg Summer Festival opens today

     
    There are rides, games and lots more for families as the the 52nd annual Lehigh Valley Hospital Network-Muhlenberg Summer Festival opens today on Schoenersville Road in Bethlehem. The free festival, in its second year at the Muhlenberg Hosptial campus...
  • Assisted suicide prosecution in Schuylkill County faces compelling challenge

    The Schuylkill County criminal case against a woman charged with assisting a suicide keeps getting stickier. Barbara Mancini, a registered nurse living in Philadelphia, was in Pottsville to care for her dying father at his home and gave him, at his...
  • Boy Scouts and boulder are in the news, spotlighting special wild places in Pennsylvania and Utah

    Boy Scouts and boulder are in the news, spotlighting special wild places in Pennsylvania and Utah
    Boulders and Boy Scouts have been in the news lately, and while all the stories are not necessarily related, they have come in a somewhat remarkable succession. The most serious story in recent days involved a Delaware woman who was critically injured...