| May 2, 2012
| 2:32 PM
An African teenager from Zambia was released from Lewis Gale Medical Center Wednesday with a life-changing improvement.
All of it was provided free of charge.
It was the first of two surgeries for Anderson Mambwe.
You can already see the...
| May 3, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Two farms have been quarantined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as the agency continues to investigate last month's discovery of mad cow disease at a California dairy farm.
Authorities also have launched an investigation at a calf ranch where the...
| May 4, 2012
A commercial website for people suffering from symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia is rife with numerous illegal and misleading treatment claims, according to a recent warning letter sent to Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum by the U.S. Food and Drug...
| May 4, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Documentary photographer Jennifer Kaczmarek met 8-year-old Alyssa Hagstrom three years ago during a freelance assignment for a charity organization. Alyssa suffers from arthrogryposis, a rare congenital disorder that affects her joints and renders her...
| May 7, 2012
| 2:04 PM
I think I am old enough now that I can use the phrase, “You remember the good old days.” If you listen to the “older than me timers” you could feed your dog scraps, bones, pork or anything else lying around. They wouldn’t...
| May 8, 2012
| 7:47 AM
Putting one foot in front of the other looks easy but for Charles Duprey, it took eight screws and a rod through his spine.
Problems began when Duprey had extreme pain in his right leg.
Duprey says at times it would go numb. "I had to hold...
| May 12, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Melinda Malott is juggling another busy day.
She dispenses hugs and kisses as her children head off to school, makes her weekly grocery list, pays the bills, buys gifts for upcoming birthday parties and baby showers and organizes a fundraiser to send her...
| May 15, 2012
| 10:45 AM
This year’s unusually mild winter and the early onset of warm temperatures means ticks have started stirring earlier this year and are waiting for a fresh, warm-blood meal.
And that puts outdoorsy people on edge – especially those that...
| May 17, 2012
| 3:01 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Audible sobs could be heard in the courtroom Thursday, moments after the first photograph of the bruised, scarred, burned and lifeless body of 10-year-old Tramelle Sturgis appeared on the overhead screen.
Police took the graphic and...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - Recently we packed away our winter hats, boots and scarves to prepare for summer. I decided we needed to pull out some floppy-brimmed hats, along with our gardening tools, mower, balls and bats.
On the nutrition and health side, exposure...
| May 30, 2012
Obese women may have an increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis — adding one more chronic illness to the list of ills brought on by extra pounds.
Women with rheumatoid arthritis are already more prone to heart attacks than the general...