| Feb 4, 2013
| 8:11 PM
South Bend BMX star Brett Banasiewicz continues to make progress from the brain injury he suffered during a training accident in August.
Monday night, he posted an "essay" on his Facebook page, updating his fans on his progress.
He offered a number of...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness among adults 20 to 74 years old. Dr. Michael Grodin, co-director of retinal services and director of clinical research at Katzen Eye Group, discusses eye problems and the link to diabetes.
| Nov 30, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Ravens starting inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe characterized his status as a last-minute decision heading into Sunday's kickoff against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Ellerbe was dressed out at practice Friday after missing the previous two days due to a...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 11:29 AM
The Ravens' defense won't have to worry about being haunted Sunday by elusive Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, one of the best improvisational players in the league.
Instead, they'll try to exploit the emergency presence of struggling...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 7:22 AM
The people, places and organizations that make Northern Michigan a special place to live.
Making a difference
A group small in number but large in heart recently traveled to Ethiopia and made a big difference in the lives of hundreds of people.
| Nov 19, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Tight end Dennis Pitta's concussion symptoms subsided during the Ravens' 13-10 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to coach John Harbaugh.
Pitta suffered a head injury when he was tackled by free safety Ryan Clark and linebacker Lawrence...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 11:46 AM
Ravens starting left defensive end Pernell McPhee returned to practice on a limited basis after being sidelined last Friday and ruled out for the third game in a row against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Meanwhile, tight end Dennis Pitta, who got knocked out...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 6:10 AM
Of the 16 days he spent in Ethiopia, Dr. Louis Zako said, "It was transforming."
Zako and five other congregation members of the New Life Anglican Church in Petoskey returned Oct. 29, from a trip during which they distributed shoes and clothing to people...
| Jul 8, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 8-year-old daughter has had intermittent pain underneath her tongue for nearly two years. Her doctor suspects salivary gland stones but cannot see them and tells me they are not common in children. What are salivary gland stones and...
| May 19, 2010
The Tour of California bike race, which has attracted a large field of world-class cyclists this year, started last weekend. In the first stage, a number of cyclists crashed just before the finish line. As one of the BMC Racing Team doctors, I was working...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 4:35 PM
About a day after Sen. Mark Kirk underwent another surgery to make room for his swelling brain, his neurosurgeon reported in a statement that Kirk …...