| Sep 29, 2012
When the British author Chris Cleave published his debut novel, "Incendiary," he fell victim to perhaps the worst historical coincidence ever to afflict an author.
The book, about a terrorist attack in a London sports stadium, was released on July 7,...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Let's take a momentary break from animal subjects to talk about plants.
Let's pretend you're an alfalfa plant in the middle of a central South Dakota field. Dry conditions have made it tough on you and your brethren lately.
The first part of the...
| Jul 18, 2012
Ieshea Thomas, who has suffered from sickle cell anemia nearly all of her life, recently received a life-changing gift from her sister: stem cells.
Her sister Ivenus' donation of stem cells in November means Thomas' body is now able to produce normally...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 8:57 AM
A middle-aged man goes to see his doctor, complaining of a host of vague symptoms: He's lethargic, somewhat depressed and feeling a little anxious about his manliness.
Could he just need a boost of testosterone, the vital sex hormone produced by the...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 3:52 PM
All of this exposure and economic impact.
All of the hype and the hoopla.
All of the celebrities and festivities.
All because this man believed.
All because Pat Williams believed in Orlando.
Believed in Magic.
And now, as Orlando gets ready to...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 7:17 AM
Summit Cancer and Hematology Services, an affiliate of Summit Health, has installed a complete blood count (CBC) instrument inside their medical oncology office at 755 Norland Ave., Chambersburg.
With the new CBC instrument in-house, patients will no...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 12:16 PM
Children may choose to become vegetarian for many reasons: cultural norm, a relative or friend is a vegetarian, weight loss, health reasons, concern about animal rights, etc. But what if you’re concerned your child may not get the proper nutrition...
| Apr 24, 2012
George B. Rathmann, a far-sighted entrepreneur whose small team of talented scientists created two blockbuster drugs that helped turn his upstart Thousand Oaks firm, Amgen Inc., into the world's most successful biotech company, died Sundayat his Palo Alto...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 5:27 PM
Soon, winter will make its unwelcome return and with it, difficult challenges when it comes to raising calves. After a reprieve last year from a couple of exceptionally harsh winters in a row, most people expect the cold and snow to return again with a...
| Nov 10, 2010
| 7:47 AM
Human breast milk is demonstrating noteworthy anti-inflammatory characteristics in the lab of E. Stephen Buescher, M.D., professor of pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Val.
Inflammation is the body's response to infection, disease...
| Oct 20, 2010
More and more kids are being diagnosed with what was once thought to be an almost exclusively adult malady: high blood pressure. These children join the large contingent of American adults — estimated to be 25 percent of the population — who...