| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Franklin County (Pa.) Commissioner Robert L. “Bob” Thomas said he has been receiving good news as he recovers from a bone-marrow transplant.
Thomas, who has myelodysplastic syndrome, wrote in an email that his blood counts are increasing...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Sanford birthday celebration
When: 2-5 p.m. Tuesday, community invited
Refreshments: birthday cupcakes and coffee
Free screenings: Derma Scan, bone density testing, pulmonary function testing, blood oxygen screening, blood pressure, fall assessments,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Morbius and Spider-Man go way back: The living vampire was first introduced to Marvel Comics readers in the pages of […]...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Franklin County (Pa.) Commissioner Robert L. Thomas underwent a bone-marrow transplant this week and is expecting to start another round of chemotherapy Friday.
Thomas, 58, announced May 17 that he had been diagnosed with the blood- and bone-marrow...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:05 PM
The tall, lanky patient enters the room bent over and shuffling like a man twice his age. He climbs on a gurney and lies back, head throbbing. Then Carlton Haywood pulls out a bottle of Tums, relief-in-waiting for the nausea he fears will come.
| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Franklin County (Pa.) Commissioner Robert L. Thomas is scheduled to be admitted July 1 to the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore to prepare for a bone-marrow transplant.
The donor for the July 9 procedure will be his daughter, Bobbie Brown, according to...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 4:29 PM
At least one member of Allentown City Council will not be present for the much-anticipated vote on the city’s water and sewer lease tonight. Councilman Cynthia Mota has been hospitalized in Venezuela for nearly a month and is still not well enough...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:27 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Jimbo Fisher may have helped lead his football team to a conference championship last fall, but his family, like many others, continues a fight of a different kind.
This week, while visiting with doctors at the University of Minnesota's...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Health officials continue to investigate how contaminated hot water sickened nearly two dozen people at the Johns Hopkins at Keswick complex Monday, but the case is similar to previous ones involving faulty water-heating systems that let chemicals mix...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Cancer has a way of tilting perspective.
Ask Stephen Joly.
After his discharge from the Army in 1975, Joly worked as a grease monkey for a Chrysler dealership, then joined his family's steel construction business a few years later when his grandfather...