| Nov 8, 2011
No one wants to get the chicken pox, especially when you're older. But now parents are so scared their kids will get the lil red bumps they are taking matters into their own hands.
Weary of the chickenpox vaccine, some parents are actually subjecting...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 1:32 PM
SOUTH BEND - Samantha Fowler is a fry bread aficionado.
From the time she was 12 years old, she’s worked at her family’s food booth at Indian powwows across the Midwest, making and selling the rich bread that can be eaten alone or with...
| Sep 19, 2011
There was a cake with my mother's name spelled out in buttercream, small gifts and a song. The guests included 20 men and women suffering from Alzheimer's disease and dementia who lived in the secure wing of my mother's new home — a nicely appointed...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 12:33 PM
(Reuters) - U.S. health officials are teaming up with insurance companies, pharmacies, health providers and community groups in a campaign to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes over five years.
The plan announced on Tuesday by the U.S....
| Sep 13, 2011
| 2:50 PM
The family of Russell “Rusty” Porter are preparing for his funeral and visitation. On April 17, Porter and his wife, Rebecca Porter, disappeared from their Willard home. In July, a Taney County deputy discovered their bodies in a rural...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 3:50 PM
September 23 is the first day of Fall, and that means flu season is right around the corner. Flu shots are widely available at many health care providers in Washington, according to the Washington Department of Health (WDOH).
Flu is a serious disease...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 8:34 PM
It began at Howard Community College four years ago as a smoking cessation program, but apparently few students were willing to kick the habit via auricular acupuncture — a form of alternative medicine that involves insertion of fine needles into...
| Nov 17, 2011
Hagerstown Children’s Theater will perform Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon at Valley Mall.
The group will perform “Happy Holidays from Scooby Doo and the Gang” in Center Court near Santa.
The group will sing holiday favorites and a...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 2:44 PM
Dr. Harry L. Knipp, whose family had been associated with family medicine in West Baltimore and Catonsville for 110 years and who treated generations of families, died Friday of an intestinal disease at his home in Hedgesville, W.Va.
The longtime Ten...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 9:56 AM
Ryan Hanley spent the summer before he turned 18 thinking about organizing a transcontinental bike ride to raise money for cancer. When he entered the Johns Hopkins University, he set about selling the idea and recruiting classmates and friends to ride 4,...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 9:10 AM
Ok, I'll admit it, I am overly competitive. I not only want to be first, I want to be first by a mile. Thus the reason I can't do competitive races because I get so angry when someone passes me that I speed up to an uncomfortable rate and I burn...