| Sep 7, 2009
They have the thinnest skin, the shortest fuses and take the hardest knocks. In psychiatrists' offices, they have long been viewed as among the most challenging patients to treat.
They are the kind of people who drive a friend away for interfering and...
| Dec 15, 2009
| 6:42 AM
Police are on the scene of what the coroner has called a murder-suicide along the 500 block of Pleasant View Road, Fairview Township.
The victims have been identified as Bruce and Helen Landis, both 80. It appears Bruce shot Helen in a chair and then...
| Dec 14, 2009
The folks on your shopping list are likely an eclectic mix, with various interests and opinions and points of view. But all of them have some interest in some aspect of health - if not their own, certainly a loved one's. By no small coincidence, the...
| Dec 15, 2009
A couple from West Michigan is getting national attention. They wanted to have a child but weren't able to conceive. So they turned to a surrogate. The woman gave birth to twins, only to take them away from the couple a month later.
It's a very unique...
| Dec 29, 2009
"Positively Ageless," huh? Well, the author is the nutritionist for "The Biggest Loser." And while, admittedly, we have never seen that show, most everyone else in the world has. Plus, the book is published by Rodale, which puts out such faves as...
| Jun 2, 2009
| 12:54 PM
Range Elementary School in Mesquite will be closed for the rest of the week because of increasing numbers of illnesses among the students and staff.
A total of 160 people were out sick today, including approximately 100 students and 60 staff members....
| Jun 2, 2009
Late Tuesday afternoon, school custodians suited up and started sanitizing Range Elementary School in Mesquite. 6th grader Jessica Abbott says, "I was shocked when I found out all these students went home, and it was pretty bad."
The district today...
| Jun 3, 2009
Are the Mets on the verge of being swept up in the swine flu epidemic? That was the concern Tuesday when the players were briefed about possible exposure to the disease now that a member of the team's traveling party - an SNY producer - has been diagnosed...
| Jun 7, 2009
Natalie Fullerton's parents were thrilled to watch their year-old daughter bounce back from a double-lung transplant. Within months, she was mimicking her sister's ballet poses and gleefully repeating the word "purple."
Her father, Leslie, carefully...
| Jun 17, 2009
Authorities released the name Wednesday of the first person to die from swine flu-related complications in the San Diego area.
Adela Chevalier, 20, succumbed to the illness in an emergency room at Palomar Medical Center in Escondido on Monday afternoon,...
| Jun 19, 2009
| 6:13 PM
(WGN-AM)- Though the seasonal flu period ended last month, the Chicago area has continued to see new cases of swine flu, with two more deaths announced today in suburban Cook County.
The deaths of a 29-year-old woman from Western Springs and a 29-year-...