| Mar 11, 2009
A chemist in Vienna has taken the term "navel gazing" to its logical extreme and guaranteed himself a curious epitaph: Unraveler of the mysteries of belly-button lint.
Georg Steinhauser discovered that there is a certain type of body hair responsible for...
| Dec 23, 2009
| 4:16 AM
Police responded to an early morning shooting at 343 North Mulberry Street in Lancaster County. Upon arrival they found a 36-year old male suffering from a gunshot wound to his abdomen. He was transported to a local hospital by ambulance for treatment....
| Oct 5, 2009
| 8:32 PM
WESTWOOD -- Two UCLA students arrested in connection with a fight and stabbing at an off-campus fraternity party have been released from custody.
School officials said Monday that 19-year-olds Justin Kim and Chris Yi were released after the district...
| Dec 21, 2009
Appendicitis refers to an acute inflammatory process involving the appendix, which is a small, worm-like appendage of the first part of the colon, writes Dr. Jason Roland, co-director of minimally invasive and laparoscopic surgery at Good Samaritan...
| Aug 17, 2009
There's something about digestive difficulties that makes them hard to discuss in polite company -- which leaves many of us suffering one problem or another in silence. Yet fixes can be as simple as making informed lifestyle changes or taking over-the-...
| Nov 12, 2009
If there were such a thing as the heart bone, it would be smack in the middle of each line of the old spiritual, " Dem Bones." Once thought of as a solitary, aloof pump, the heart is now known to affect, and be affected by, all parts of the body.
| Nov 15, 2009
As Eileen Kelleher waited in a pre-surgical suite at New Milford Hospital to meet the doctor who was about to open up her abdomen, an uneasy feeling came over the longtime nurse.
The operation would be the second in just over a year by Dr. Cameron...
| Nov 28, 2009
A Colts defense that relies on the big play just lost perhaps its biggest playmaker.
Defensive end Dwight Freeney didn't make the trip to Houston and is out for Sunday's game with the Texans, the Colts announced Saturday night.
Freeney missed the entire...
| Dec 5, 2009
A Holland Township man is hospitalized after being stabbed twice early Saturday.
According to Allegan County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Keith Garvelink, deputies responded to a report of an altercation and stabbing at the Leisure Estates mobile home park at...
| Dec 11, 2009
| 12:04 PM
Monroe County Chief Deputy Prosecutor Bob Miller said 27-year-old Christopher J. Bridgewaters, who told police he struck the boy several times while wrestling with him, is being kept in jail on a 72-hour hold while his office completes its investigation...
| Nov 19, 2006
American military doctors in Iraq have injected more than 1,000 of the war's wounded troops with a potent and largely experimental blood-coagulating drug despite mounting medical evidence linking it to deadly blood clots that lodge in the lungs, heart and...