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  • Divers Recover Muskegon Man's Body In Manistee

    Divers Recover Muskegon Man's Body In Manistee
    Divers recovered a Muskegon man's body in a Manistee lake at midday Saturday. The body of George Paul Mika of Muskegon was recovered in Manistee Lake near the SS City of Milwaukee at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Manistee Department of Public Safety Director...
  • Moms stage a breastfeeding "nurse in" at Target

    Moms stage a breastfeeding "nurse in" at Target
    "They all came and started walking by and shaking their head, rolling their eyes like I'm doing something so horrible like feeding my baby here."  A Texas mom says she was harassed and embarrassed by employees at a Target for breastfeeding her baby last...
  • Quitting smoking is tough, but not impossible

    Quitting smoking is tough, but not impossible
    Many people pick quitting smoking as their New Year's resolution. But if quitting smoking was easy, most smokers would have already done it. Tobacco is highly addictive and the process isn't easy, but quitting is possible for those who really are ready...
  • Red meat lovers have more kidney cancer

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who eat lots of red meat may have a higher risk of some types of kidney cancer, suggests a large U.S. study. Researchers found that middle-aged adults who ate the most red meat were 19 percent more likely to be...
  • Concern over baby formula helps breast feeding cause

    Concern over baby formula helps breast feeding cause
    Day-old Rowan takes a nap on his mother's chest after his feeding. "It's easy once you get the breast feeding established and it just felt right to me,” Stacy Howell said. Howell is a mother of two and a nurse practitioner.  So she knows the...
  • Target, Target- Nursing mothers protest Target's treatment of breast-feeding mother

    Target, Target- Nursing mothers protest Target's treatment of breast-feeding mother
     Nursing moms across the country staged a flash nurse-in at Target stores to protest the treatment received by a Webster, Texas, mother last month, who was asked to go into a fitting room to breast feed her baby.  Target says it`s happy to have breast-...
  • Breastfeeding mothers stage 'nurse-in' at Target stores around country

    Breastfeeding mothers stage 'nurse-in' at Target stores around country
    Moms across the country staged a "nurse-in" at Target stores this week as part of a nationwide protest, including a Target in Olympia. The movement was started by Michelle Hickman, a Texas mother who said she was humiliated by Target employees for...
  • Researchers look to genetics to understand African American-asthma link

    Researchers working to discover why African Americans disproportionately suffer from asthma are planning to map the genetic code of 1,000 people of African descent in four years. The Johns Hopkins-led team of experts in genetics, immunology, epidemiology...
  • A brave Baltimore County boy loses his fight

    Ever since I did a story on Riley Davis’ bone marrow transplant in September 2009, I looked forward to finally meeting him in person. I wanted to be there when he went back to Jacksonville Elementary School. He was in the middle of fourth grade when...
  • Hopkins to study genetics of asthma in African-Americans

    Hopkins to study genetics of asthma in African-Americans
    Johns Hopkins researchers, in the largest study to date, will map the genetic code for asthma in people of African descent in hopes of better understanding why the disease and other allergy-related ailments disproportionately afflict that population....
  • Indictment appears to highlight tougher hurdle for police

    Baltimore police have made an arrest in the killing of a 50-year-old man whose body was set on fire in April, and court documents appear to offer some insight into the tougher requirements new State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein has imposed on city...