| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:14 PM
In Virginia the most common tick bite comes from the Lone Star tick. "You'll pick up 50 to 100 Lone Stars for every one black-legged tick," said David Gaines, state entomologist. Yet Lyme Disease, carried exclusively by the immature black-legged, or...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:24 PM
After a wetter than normal spring, things are starting to dry out. And with heat and humidity comes bug season.
Mosquitoes have been hidden away for longer than usual. But just in the last week, that’s changed, and quickly. Sedgwick County says...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 4:30 AM
If you suffer from migraines, some of the foods you eat may be triggers.
Pinpointing the cause of migraines -- and the foods that may trigger them -- is as random as finding a needle in a haystack. Migraines is a disorder in which the brain is highly...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:57 AM
SOUTH BEND – The St. Joseph County Health Department is in the process of alerting people who may have come in contact with someone at South Bend's Riley High School with meningococcal disease.
The school sent a letter home with students Tuesday...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:56 PM
RESEARCH OVERWHELMINGLY SHOWS THAT REGULAR EXERCISE LOWERS THE RISK FOR MANY DISEASES, ENHANCES THE FUNCTIONING OF VIRTUALLY EVERY PHYSIOLOGICAL SYSTEM IN THE HUMAN BODY AND IMPROVES PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING. UNFORTUNATELY, FEWER THAN 40 PERCENT OF...
| May 5, 2013
| 11:16 AM
There's a disturbing pattern that emerges when star athletes get hurt.
Just about anytime sports fans question an injury to a player, the first thing that is questioned is that player's "manhood." The player is even more scrutinized when the injury...
| May 11, 2013
| 5:46 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — As Josh Tutwiler plummeted through the fall Missouri air, the sheer rock face racing past and the ledge from which he fell rapidly receding, he felt his conscious mind split in two.
On one side, memories and experiences zipped...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:56 PM
The Food and Drug Administration is warning physicians that women who suffer migraine headaches and are pregnant or may become pregnant should not use the drugs valproate or valproic acid to prevent the severe headaches, in light of new evidence showing...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 9:11 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Last week we talked about an increase in the number of people coming in to doctor's offices with sore throats.
Now, offices are not only seeing sore throats and congestion associated with allergies, but some of the cases are strep...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Though Emmet and Charlevoix counties have had no reports of black-legged ticks, the species has moved into counties north and south of the region.
The black-legged tick, which carries Lyme disease, has been migrating south from the Upper Peninsula and...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 1:23 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...