| Dec 30, 2011
| 7:37 AM
Just over a year ago, Russell Mikesell didn’t know how much more fight he had in him.
The 65-year-old Ellsworth resident lost his right lung to cancer in February of 2010. He underwent months of chemotherapy and thought he was on the road to...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 10:24 AM
- Allergy Medication
Whether you have seasonal allergies to pollen or environment allergies to pet dander and dust mites, it’s always a good idea to keep an over-the-counter allergy medication, like an antihistamine, in your medicine cabinet. ...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 11:56 AM
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - New attorneys for a Kansas doctor and his wife convicted in a moneymaking conspiracy linked to 68 overdose deaths asked an appeals court to throw out their convictions, arguing their trial lawyers served as little more than...
| May 22, 2012
| 1:57 PM
Al-Anon is a support group comprised of persons whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. It’s sole purpose is to help the families and friends of problem drinkers. For information in St. Joseph, LaPorte, Marshall and Starke...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 7:08 PM
Two months ago, a small number of doctors in Florida received an unsigned letter from CVS/pharmacy informing them that the company's pharmacists would no longer fill prescriptions they write for painkillers and other powerful, addictive drugs.
| Jan 10, 2012
With close to 2 million Americans dependent on or abusing prescription painkillers, a growing number of families are redefining their notions of what a drug addict looks like.
"The person with the drug problem is not necessarily a teenager shooting up in...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 8:02 AM
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Only 38 percent of the 16 million American women aged 15 to 25 who are sexually active were screened for chlamydia in the prior year, putting them at risk for chronic pain, life-threatening pregnancies and infertility, U.S. health...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Do you have housemaid's knee or jersey finger? Many common pain conditions have acquired colorful monikers.
Upsy-daisy! New moms lifting and holding their newborns numerous times a day may develop baby wrist, also known as de Quervain’...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 5:28 PM
Jurors got a closer look Friday at Phoenix, a pit bull set aflame in West Baltimore in 2009, in the retrial of the twin brothers accused of the crime.
Panel members looked ahead without reaction as they were shown images of the dog almost entirely...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:38 PM
A rash of burglaries targeting pharmacies and their stocks of pain killers has struck La Cañada Flintridge, Burbank and nearby areas, prompting authorities to suggest pharmacies do more to secure desirable drugs.
On Saturday 15 bottles of the often-...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 10:56 AM
As part of her marathon training, Daisy Carranza has taken an over-the counter pain reliever nearly every day for the last several months.
On race day Sunday, she's prepared to pop at least seven Extra Strength Tylenol capsules: two at the starting line,...