| Nov 18, 2011
| 9:29 PM
Question: A question in your column several weeks ago concerned a 12-year-old boy uncertain about the existence of God and life after death. Here's my story of why I believe:
A few weeks ago, I was told I might have cancer and needed a biopsy. I'm...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 8:32 AM
Mardell Huss has no history of breast cancer in her family. Her mother didn't have it. Or her grandmother. Or her aunts.
But every year around her birthday, she faithfully gets her annual mammogram.
So late last year after her mammogram, when...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 5:07 PM
A Fulton County, Pa., man with hepatitis C and his wife are suing Urology Associates of Chambersburg over the practice's reuse of prostate biopsy needles.
The lawsuit filed in the Franklin County (Pa.) Court of Common Pleas alleges that plaintiff Frank...
| Oct 13, 2011
I promised my daughter, Lauren, that I would make a concentrated effort to start a workout routine. So one Saturday morning in May I made that fateful walk into my home gym. Maybe an angel walked me in there but whatever led me there, changed my life.
| Oct 15, 2011
| 4:57 AM
Kari Smelser had a feeling she would get breast cancer sometime in her life.
Her grandmother is a breast cancer survivor and had colon cancer, her mom has had cervical cancer and her grandfather died from lung cancer. Those factors together are part of...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 5:45 PM
Behind Chris Doyle, a heater pumped warm air into his Boonsboro greenhouse as a storm chilled the region with cold rain.
A potpourri of pine, fir and cedar wafted from the collection of lush wreaths of freshly cut evergreens spread throughout the...
| May 25, 2011
| 7:26 PM
Urology Associates of Chambersburg recently sent letters to patients who underwent prostate biopsies informing them of needles being reused in the procedure.
According to a copy of the letter obtained by The Herald-Mail, patients were advised to have...
| May 29, 2011
| 9:00 PM
You don't die from skin cancer. That's what Robert Harsh thought when he was diagnosed with the disease about four years ago.
You go to a doctor, have the lesion removed and life goes on.
But there was more to the small spot on Harsh's cheek than...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Editor's Note: This is the second of two parts.
After getting home from UC Irvine's gastrointestinal clinic, we cried, each blaming ourselves for causing what would surely be a life-changing illness.
I called my sister Libby, a breast cancer survivor...
| Jun 17, 2011
The Powell family is full of hugs and kisses--thanks to a surgical procedure that helped Brad become a dad.
The Powell's believe Brad had a bilateral hernia as a child--the scaring then prevented the production of sperm.
"But I remember there were times...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:59 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Doctors should offer all women in their 40s the chance to get annual screenings for breast cancer, according to new guidelines from an organization of women's health professionals.
The recommendations from the American College of...