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Guy R. Schaeffer, 67, died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, at Newton Medical Center in Newton, Kan. He was born July 1, 1944, in Baltimore, Md., to William E. and Mary Jean (Manlove) Schaeffer. On Nov. 6, 1992, he married Mary Alice Wempe (Hemel) in...
Special Publications Editor, CT1 MediaMy Mother's Story During the last five years of my mother's life, she fought a mean, possibly mutant, 20-year-old breast cancer. She had just gotten off the drug tamoxifen when this new cancer appeared. She had gained 10 pounds while on tamoxifen to...
I played with the da Vinci Surgery SystemTM -- aka a robotic surgery system -- during the Carilion Women’s Health Fair at the New River Valley Mall in early April. Though that term “robotic” brought to my mind inhuman creatures with...
Tags: Human Body, Cancer, Oncology, Obesity, Health
PIX11.comWhen a young woman is diagnosed with cancer, the rush to treatment is immediate. The patient is thrust into the world of cancer and the primary hope is recovery. Often, the patient is aware their fertility could be impacted, but overwhelmed and...
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South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH 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...
Tags: Human Body, Native Americans, Minority Groups, Culture, Breads
These days, gadgets that promote health and wellness are everywhere. Here are some that use technology to keep you feeling good in clever new ways. Some are designed to make everyday activities easier and more comfortable, others help you keep track of...
Tags: Golf, Apple iPhone, Arthritis, Fatigue, Sports
Zap2ItOn Tuesday, Sept. 6, "Sons of Anarchy," FX's high-octane drama about an outlaw motorcycle club, skids in for a fourth season that promises both freedom and peril. It's a hot day on an undistinguished street in the San Fernando Valley, the site of the...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterBetty Stuart was back in South Bend, and her adopted daughter, Mechi, was now on her own. The then-18-year-old was ready to be independent and took off with her friends. Mechi and some friends headed to Florida in a van, looking for adventure. She...
Reuters(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....
A redefined farm show experience will be offered next June at the Sully County Raceway, just north of Pierre. “It's never been done like this before,” stated John Hendel, managing director of AgXchanges, a Burnsville, Minn., based...
Tags: Human Body, Business, Genes and Chromosomes
Q13 FOX News OnlineSeptember 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...
Tags: Flu Vaccine, Drugs and Medicines, Diabetes, Asthma, Health
These days, some surgeons have four arms and are made of metal and plastic. Use of a robotic assistant called the Da Vinci Surgical System has quadrupled in the last four years, and the machine now helps with incisions and sutures in 2,000 hospitals...
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