| May 8, 2013
Whitney Gaspar has long known that she didn't have much endurance.
When she was in secondary school, Gaspar said she ran a "slow mile" in gym class of 14 to 15 minutes and "avoided stuff (that required) a lot of endurance."
Then in December 1999,...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 2:04 PM
Two prominent California hospitals will be allowed to perform some cardiac procedures in outpatient buildings thanks to legislation approved on Friday. The bill involves cardiac catheterization, in which a small tube is inserted into an artery or vein and...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Salisbury released a statement Monday evening regarding the welfare of coach Jim Berkman. While noting that the NCAA’s all-time winningest coach with 395 career victories is doing well, the school confirmed that Berkman did experience heart problems...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 7:38 AM
Five days after suffering what his doctor called a mild heart attack Sunday, Salisbury coach Jim Berkman has only the tender area on his leg where a catheter was inserted as physical evidence of that procedure.
“I feel all right,” Berkman,...
| May 12, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Melinda Malott is juggling another busy day.
She dispenses hugs and kisses as her children head off to school, makes her weekly grocery list, pays the bills, buys gifts for upcoming birthday parties and baby showers and organizes a fundraiser to send her...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 5:00 PM
A patient believed to have contracted hepatitis C from a rogue medical worker has sued Columbia-based Maxim Staffing Solutions Inc. for failing to report the traveling technician to legal authorities even though the company knew he had stolen narcotics...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Bon Secours has announced the completed renovation and expansion of its Martha W. Davis Cancer Treatment Center at Maryview Medical Center, 3640 High St., Portsmouth. The $8 million project started in August last year and was completed in May.
| Jul 2, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Hotels and restaurants remained busy Monday as many residents of West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle could be without power until late this week because three large towers that hold major transmission lines were knocked down during Friday night’...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Chambersburg Hospital and the health care professionals working there ratified a new contract on Monday that calls for pay raises and employee contributions to health insurance.
“Workers will begin paying for their health care benefits, but receive...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 12:38 PM
When David Kwiatkowski was found slurring his words and smelling of alcohol in a Boston-area hotel room littered with prescription pills late one July night, his life as a traveling medical technician had largely unraveled already.
In his early 30s, he...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 11:57 AM
One Salem man feels lucky to be alive. If it weren't for a test he had done at LewisGale Medical Center he might not be.
Jerry Brinkley is a husband, father and a grandfather who loves collecting, sitting on the front porch and talking walks with his...