| Sep 14, 2012
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - Mom, how are you holding up? my 17-year-old son asked.
I'm feeling a little better, I replied. I was finishing a bowl of chicken soup my husband brought me.
A little while later, my 14-year-old daughter came into the sick room...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:52 PM
After surgeons removed the tumor from her breast last November, Karen Hajiaskari, of Hamburg, N.Y., was deemed cancer-free. But for the next five years she will take a drug called tamoxifen, a medication that's commonly used to prevent a breast cancer...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 5:35 PM
A Spanaway couple is planning to sue Tacoma’s Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital because a doctor gave their 2-year-old son who had fallen out of a window a clean bill of health after a brief examination -- and then the boy died hours later....
| Jul 19, 2012
| 7:44 PM
A woman said Thursday her young son nearly died because he was refused a CT scan at Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital by the same doctor involved in the recent release of a 2-year-old Spanaway boy who died just hours after being told he was OK.
| Jul 30, 2012
| 12:50 AM
KAMPALA, Uganda -- Teams in Uganda are trying to track down anyone who came into contact with patients infected with the Ebola virus, which has killed at least 14 people there this month, authorities said Monday.
"This is very, very important, to trace...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 9:36 AM
UGANDA -- Fourteen people have died so far from the Ebola outbreak that began earlier this month in Western Uganda.
According to the World Health Organization, the first case is believed to be from the Nyanswiga village in Nyamarunda, a sub-county of the...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:57 AM
I have a confession. To all the parents
out there I knew before Thom came along, I judged you. At the time, I had no idea what I was in for.
A couple weeks ago, I was at my cousin's new house. She's pregnant with twins and I was listening to her plans...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 6:36 AM
A Fulton County woman is accused of using eyedrops to make a man ill so he would “pay more attention to her,” Pennsylvania State Police in Fulton County said.
Vickie Jo Mills, 33, of 18250 Great Cove Road in Ayr Township, Pa., was charged...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 8:52 AM
It’s a Saturday afternoon, and your daughter turns an ankle on the soccer field. Or the earache your son has been fighting all week is suddenly worse, and now he has a fever. It’s a predicament almost every parent has found themselves in at...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Health officials continue to investigate how contaminated hot water sickened nearly two dozen people at the Johns Hopkins at Keswick complex Monday, but the case is similar to previous ones involving faulty water-heating systems that let chemicals mix...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Dr. Allan Greissman of Pediatric Critical Care of South Florida dispels some common misconceptions parents may have about their children’s health.
1. Kids in day care get sick more often
While it may seem that kids in daycare get sick more often,...