| Apr 18, 2013
| 12:57 PM
SEATTLE (AP) — Mike Steenhout knows spreadsheets, statistics and bean-counting. He has worked as a budget assistant to the governor, managed local operations for the U.S. Census Bureau and analyzed juvenile crime databases.
Now, the married,...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 9:55 PM
Avera St. Luke's Hospital plans to build an $11 million cancer center at least five times as big as its current cancer facility.
The center would allow Avera to offer expanded services, help attract cancer specialists to the area and solidify Aberdeen'...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 7:35 AM
To counter the now-well-publicized culture of rape in India, three engineers in Chennai said in March that they are about to send to the market women's anti-rape lingerie, which will provide both a stun-gun-sized blast of electricity against an...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Why doesn't God still communicate with people like He did ages ago? Well, He may not come across in a thundering voice, a cloud, or a pillar of fire, but rest assured He does. He speaks to us through dreams, nature and even through some unusual people,...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 1:33 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite the U.S. government offering hefty financial incentives to doctors for using electronic records to assess the care they provide, a new study says few doctors met the program's criteria last year.
Researchers found that...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:46 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- They can give you a "pick me up" or help you rehydrate after long day in the sun, but according numerous studies energy drinks and sports drinks are exposing people to possible dental issues.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, New...
| May 24, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Norovirus was likely the culprit that sickened 200 students and nine staff members at Pot Spring Elementary in Timonium last week, Baltimore County health officials have found.
About a third of the school's students were absent May 17 because of...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 1:00 PM
If doctors were better informed about the cost of lab tests, they would request fewer of them for their patients or look for cheaper alternatives, Hopkins researchers have found.
Researchers at The Johns Hopkins Hospital put the price on some blood...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Thirty years ago, Drs. Oscar and Marcia Sablan moved from tropical Hawaii to dusty Firebaugh, Calif., and started a medical practice in a trailer on the corner of O and 9th streets. They're still there....
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Friday's print column The simple story — cops yawn when burly white vigilante stalks and kills unarmed African-American child for the "crime" of walking while black — shocked the conscience of much of the nation a year ago and touched......
| Oct 17, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Prosecutors have charged a prominent restaurateur with multiple counts of attempted murder, claiming he attempted to cause his pregnant girlfriend to miscarry by poisoning her with a white powdery substance....