| Sep 8, 2012
| 10:49 PM
On Thursday afternoon, Charlie the golden retriever was as happy as ever, rolling around the grass on his back with an expression that looked very much like a smile.
Becky Fjelstad, Charlie's owner, said the 6-year-old dog is back to his normal, happy-...
| Sep 16, 2012
Monica Barlow hates being asked whether she is a former smoker. To her it doesn't matter. To the people she meets who hear she is battling Stage 4 lung cancer, it seems the only possible explanation.
"The answer is no, but that kind of frustrates me,...
| Sep 13, 2012
When you pop a pill in the future, don't expect old-fashioned results. Thanks to new advances in the lab and a deeper understanding of the human body, drugs are becoming highly personalized and precisely targeted.
And the hope is they'll also be more...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:07 PM
Felony prescription drug-related charges continue to mount against a Martinsburg man accused of faking terminal cancer after a benefit for him raised more than $4,200 in contributions earlier this year.
Steven Lee Mohn, 38, is accused of fraudulently...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 8:17 AM
Officials in Dallas, Tarrant, Denton and Collin counties say human cases of West Nile virus are present. They also say batches of disease-carrying mosquitoes tested positive in areas across North Texas.
“State health experts say West Nile...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 7:53 PM
Van rolls down street, crashes through garage
WAYNESBORO, Pa. — A minivan struck two concrete pedestals, metal handrails, a retaining wall, garage and garden after allegedly being put into neutral and left to roll, Waynesboro police said in a news...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Zane Cook was a hard worker who valued family and friends and had a passion for hunting, fishing, motorcycles and working on cars.
In his 27 years, he made an impression on people from all walks of life.
“He touched a lot of people,” mother...
| Sep 17, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My sister, who is 47, has been diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer. Her doctor recommends she take tamoxifen for five years after her lumpectomy and radiation treatment. Why is this necessary? We don't have a family history of...
| Sep 2, 2010
It's a sweaty kind of summer this year.
And while the multiple days of triple-digit temperatures have made some people glisten and others drip, everyone seems to be seeking ways to dry off. Some are showering more or slathering on "clinical-strength"...
| Aug 3, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What can you tell me about Erdheim-Chester disease?
ANSWER: Erdheim-Chester disease is a very rare disorder in which histiocytes, cells that help fight infection, multiply and infiltrate bone marrow and then spread throughout the body....
| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Taylor Babec was diagnosed with stage 4 lymphatic lymphoma when s he was 5, followed by 22 blood transfusions in the three years. Her mother, …...