| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:33 PM
It was the day I'd been waiting for: I would meet my little girl and become a mom. I expected to experience joy, triumph in my strength as a woman, and overwhelming love as she entered the world. Instead, I experienced my daughter's birth in a state of...
| May 2, 2013
When her care team pronounced "Kelly Brady" out of danger from a preeclamptic episode at 1:40 p.m. on Monday, a crowd of bystanders cheered. The crowd, gathered in the nursing simulation lab at the Williamsburg campus of Thomas Nelson Community College...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Dawn Detweiler of Forks Township, a preeclampsia survivor, started the Lehigh Valley Promise Walk for Preeclampsia three years ago to raise awareness, hope for others and funds for research to find a cure for preeclampsia. This year's walk is noon May 5...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 12:30 PM
Growing up in a big family, Jessica Valenti loved babies and always knew she wanted kids. But the stress of parenting a 2-pound preemie, born after preeclampsia and an emergency C-section, hit her hard. It was two months before her daughter could go...
| May 16, 2012
Obstetric researchers have made much progress in the last decade to increase the safety of pregnancy and childbirth. But preeclampsia — a potentially life-threatening disorder — has continued to be a stubborn foe that affects almost 300,000...
| Feb 27, 2013
Ten-year-old Francisco Steib rarely sits through an entire dinner at home. There's still food on everyone's plate when he starts to get fidgety and has to get up.
Francisco, a Lakeview resident who was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Sarah Batts minded her diet. She exercised regularly. She made sure her waistline never exceeded 35 inches.
She was, in her own estimation, a health nut, and she had reason to be. Both her father and an older sister, who at age 50 had stents placed in...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:43 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and welcome to the Thursday edition of the morning reads. The House is into the second day of budget debate and will likely vote on its budget this afternoon. The Senate will also meet for a final vote on the redistricting...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 10:00 PM
On May 22, 2009, a little less than three years into his marriage, Michael Goodwin addressed a letter to his not-yet-conceived child, explaining why he wasn't ready for fatherhood.
"Your mother and I are still pretty young, and there are times right...
| Jan 9, 2011
It's a relatively simple conceit — the hunting trip as suspense tale. A small group journeys into the wilderness — ball caps tilted against the sun, backpacks loaded with beer and tackle — and emerges days later changed, if not fewer...