| May 29, 2013
| 10:54 AM
On May 11 I received a compliment that, until now, I've kept secret.
Reminds me of a wrapped present handed to me at a 1948 kindergarten gift exchange. All around me, 5-year-olds ripped into their bounty. I took mine home, wrapped.
At 69 1/2, I still...
| May 29, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Dear Pharmacist: On Facebook, you said people catch Lyme disease from their pets, which tote ticks. That's how I got Lyme, and I have Bartonella, too. I found out because of you, and it explained my symptoms of joint pain, confusion, memory loss and...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 1:53 PM
It has taken 18 years of being misdiagnosed, but local resident and business-owner Marsha Knicley, 64, of Hagerstown, can finally say she has Lyme disease.
Those who know Knicley they would describe her as a smart and savvy businesswoman with a big...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:59 AM
Whether you go for a physical or already see a cardiologist, chances are your doctor may order a test to check how well your heart is working. Among the most common cardiac tests are electrocardiogram, echocardiogram and stress test. Each test helps to...
| Jun 19, 2013
A recently published study in the American Journal of Psychiatry took a look at the relationship between fatigue and depression in teenagers. Though fatigue is often thought to be a symptom of depression, the study showed that may not always be the case....
| May 17, 2013
| 10:02 PM
Ken Venturi, who won the 1964 U.S. Open golf championship in dramatic fashion and became a longtime television commentator, died Friday in Rancho Mirage. He was 82.
Venturi, who was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame earlier this month, died at...
| Apr 12, 2013
From his stove, Nelson Algren saw a dark shape stumble out of the bar across Wabansia Avenue. It teetered once, then slumped under the Nectar Beer sign, sizzling neon in the bitter February cold. Eight degrees, an army fatigue jacket, and too many shots...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Researchers at Virginia Tech say fatigue plays a larger role in distracted driving than previous research suggested. A study from the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute indicates that fatigue is the leading form of distracted driving that results in...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:03 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- There is a push to make the roads safer after a deadly wreck in Republic on Wednesday. A California man is charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter after police say he caused a chain reaction wreck.
That crash killed...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 8:15 AM
The Rawlings-Blake administration and Baltimore's fire unions are battling over the city's proposal to require firefighters to work longer hours — 24 hours straight, every three days.
The mayor says the move — which mirrors staffing trends in...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Dear Pharmacist: I keep stopping my blood pressure medications because of side effects, mainly fatigue, dizziness and leg cramps! Please help me solve this, or recommend different medicine? — A.P., Tucson, Ariz.
Dear A.P.: This is a great question...