| Aug 23, 2010
Smoking a pack (or two) of cigarettes each day is obviously not good for your lungs. But for those who enjoy an occasional smoke, an obvious question is, “How many cigarettes can I smoke before I start to do some damage?”
The sobering answer:...
| Aug 31, 2010
Free health screenings for the uninsured are scheduled at the Morial Convention Center. ABC26 News Reporter Vanessa Bolano has more.
Beneche Rene is a taxi cab driver in New Orleans, and like many, his job does not provide health insurance.
| Sep 8, 2010
| 2:03 PM
Fishers police said they have closed their investigation into a hazing incident on a high school football bus.
A Hamilton Southeastern High School student told his father that upperclassmen tormented him with a bottle of urine on a district school bus...
| Sep 10, 2010
| 12:38 PM
He's the sophomore football player at the center of another case of bullying on a school bus. It happened a week ago and involved the Hamilton Southeastern High School football team.
Now for the first time, the young man at the center of the incident...
| Sep 13, 2010
Swimming is terrific exercise, but people who regularly swim in indoor pools may be exposing themselves to some health risks from the chemicals used to disinfect pools, according to new research.
The concern is over what are called disinfection...
| Sep 8, 2010
Q: My 7-month-old daughter has had a virus with loose stools for the past five days. Is it OK to give Pedialyte to an infant? Also, what do you recommend for diaper rash with redness and blisters?
A: Most viral infections with loose stools or diarrhea...
| Sep 16, 2010
| 10:42 PM
Each September she's a familiar sight at the Orange County Fairgrounds, whizzing by in a golf cart saturated in patriotic bling, while inspecting men's arms for a telltale bandage or cotton ball.
For Orange County resident and Cruisin' for a Cure...
| Sep 17, 2010
The use of prescription opiates by American workers and job applicants rose 18% from 2008 to 2009 and has grown 40% since 2005, researchers said Wednesday. Tests performed after on-the-job accidents showed that drug use was four times as common as among...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 2:19 PM
Marion County Care and Control confiscated 19 pitbulls from an elderly man's home on the city's southeast side Friday. Officers said the dogs were covered in fleas, urine and feces. The dog's owner, 77-year-old Kevin Gordon said he did nothing wrong,...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 8:26 AM
Heather Poertner Pleads Guilty to Child Neglect and Felony Murder
April 26, 2011
For Immediate Release
Newport News, Virginia
The following statement of facts was read in Court by a prosecutor after Haether Poertner who plead guilty to 3 counts of...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 7:22 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Josh Seater could have done some serious harm when he stepped up to the wrought-iron fence around a Portland reservoir last month if he were holding something more ominous than a full bladder.
The open-air reservoir contains...