| Jan 29, 2013
| 4:01 AM
A local family is going to great lengths to find a kidney donor. They have spent thousands of dollars to rent billboard space. And they don't have much time left.
In the Graf household, the attention is usually centered on 1-year-old Adelynn. In fact,...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 5:13 AM
MISHAWAKA -- Jerry Graf was thrilled to celebrate the first birthday of his only grandchild, Adelynn, last week.
For Graf, a 66-year-old Mishawaka resident, milestones such as these can never be taken for granted, considering he doesn't know for sure if...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 10:11 PM
Dr. Shahid Chaudhary has been named chief medical officer for Avera St. Luke's Hospital.
Chaudhary will fill the role vacated by Dr. John Fritz, who will retire after more than 17 years at St. Luke's. He served as the hospital's chief medical officer...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 6:12 AM
Although the late Helen Caton did an astounding amount of community work in her small town of Meyersdale, her contribution in the beginning of the annual murder mystery cannot be forgotten this time of year especially.
Caton died Jan. 4 at the age of...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 11:35 PM
Wiseman elected to PBA Hall of Fame
Danny Wiseman of Baltimore, a 12-time PBA Tour winner, was elected to the PBA Hall of Fame along with Doug Kent, the Professional Bowlers Association announced Friday. They will be inducted during the Hall...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Members of the Detroit Lions and their cheerleading squad were in Benton Harbor Saturday for a special football and cheer camp.
Joique Bell, a 26-year-old Benton Harbor native and running back for the Detroit Lions, hosted the camp for the third...
| Jun 9, 2013
The new emphasis on patient-centered care, prompted by the Affordable Care Act, is having a spill-over effect. More and more people are documenting what type of medical care they want and don't want through advance directives.
"I call them life-planning...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 7:21 PM
Linda Hartle of Smithsburg, Md., passed away on Jan. 7, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center after a long courageous battle against kidney disease.
Linda’s wish was to help other kidney patients and their struggle against kidney disease.
| Jan 5, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Lori Hartwell didn't go to her senior prom.
Throughout her teenage years, the 46-year-old was on dialysis for chronic kidney disease. Diagnosed at 2 years old, she had two failed kidney transplants before she reached 20.
Fourteen years ago, a few...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 10:09 AM
Kidney disease is a chronic condition with no cure, but members of the Glendale-based Renal Support Network don’t let that get them down as they “bead” together for a new fundraiser that’s the brainchild of a local woman who’...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:48 AM
Shemira R. Hargrove, 31, was jailed after shooting a patient at the Florida Dialysis Center of Orlando on Monday morning, according to Orlando cops, reports the Orlando Sentinel.
Although the name of the patient or the patient's relationship with...