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  • NY Woman Held As Sex Slave After Being Lured With Craigslist Post

    NY Woman Held As Sex Slave After Being Lured With Craigslist Post
    A New York woman getting ready to move to New England found a possible home on Craigslist and flew up to take a tour with the owner, a New Hampshire town official, on March 5th. However, police say that Salem planning board member Jeffrey Gray, 48,...
  • PASSINGS: Mel McDaniel, Lou Gorman, Harley Allen

    PASSINGS: Mel McDaniel, Lou Gorman, Harley Allen
    Mel McDaniel Country music singer-songwriter Mel McDaniel, 68, a husky-voiced country music singer-songwriter who had a No. 1 hit with "Baby's Got Her Blue Jeans On," died of lung cancer Thursday at his home in Hendersonville, Tenn., the Grand Ole...
  • Supplements lack science, safety proof

    Supplements lack science, safety proof
    "Lost your essence after excessive lovemaking?" BioRay said it has a supplement for you. Autism? Allergies? Liver problems? BioRay said it can help. In fact, the supplement company established by Timothy and Stephanie Ray said it has products for just...
  • How to stop persistent anal itching

    How to stop persistent anal itching
    Q: What's the best treatment to relieve anal itching? A: Anal itching is common and can be intense. Doctors call it pruritus ani. Usually there is no specific medical cause. Itching arises because the anus is a very sensitive area and a dirty area....
  • Safety of hospital stays greatly affected by staff and culture

    Safety of hospital stays greatly affected by staff and culture
    Less than 48 hours after returning home from a 12-day hospital stay, John McCleary woke up with a 103-degree fever, too weak to sit up in bed. An ambulance rushed him to the hospital, where eventually he was diagnosed with a methicillin-resistant...
  • Hopefully, teen won't need more advanced treatments for ulcerative colitis

    Q: My 15-year-old daughter was recently diagnosed with ulcerative colitis (left-sided). She was prescribed Asacol to treat the inflammation. She's tolerated the dosage (three times a day) so far. Will she need to be on this drug all the time or only...
  • Barbara Hogan Martin

    Barbara Hogan Martin
    Barbara Hogan Martin April 5, 1920 to May 17, 2011 Barbara Martin, former school nurse at Newport Harbor High School, passed away peacefully on May 17, under a full moon, at the age of 91.  Born in Dover, New Hampshire of hearty New England stock and...
  • Drug That Treats Breast Cancer Found To Prevent It, Study Shows

    Drug That Treats Breast Cancer Found To Prevent It, Study Shows
    CHICAGO (KTLA) -- Doctors and patients have a new tool to prevent breast cancer: A drug that is already approved for the treatment of the disease. Women who are at high risk for breast cancer that is fueled by the hormone estrogen could reduce their risk...
  • Aromasin Cuts Risk Of Breast Cancer In Some Groups

    Aromasin Cuts Risk Of Breast Cancer In Some Groups
    The estrogen-blocker Aromasin was found to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer by 65 percent in post-menopausal women at high risk for breast cancer, researchers said on Saturday. A late-stage trial of 4,560 post-menopausal women who were at...
  • Proton therapy is fulfilling its promise

    The best-kept secret in cancer treatment is gaining widespread attention in part from local news at Hampton University. When the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute officially opened in October, it put proton therapy on the map not only in...
  • Morphea: What treatments can help my thick skin?

    Morphea: What treatments can help my thick skin?
    Q: I was diagnosed with morphea about three years ago. I understand there's no cure, but I'm looking at treatments to improve the condition. I know there's light therapy and I found some information on herbal medicines on the Internet. Are there any other...