| Jul 20, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Shortly after 9/11, Dr. Ron Gilbert penned a letter to his sons advising them to live honorable and meaningful lives.
"Try not to be bitter about the many unfortunate things that may happen to you in your life," he wrote. "Your response to difficult...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:30 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a preliminary study of patients who had simple surgeries, most did well and seemed satisfied with post-operative checkups by telephone instead of seeing their surgeon in a clinic visit.
The phone follow-up saved doctors and...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Building 215 at the West L.A. Veterans Administration medical facility is called the Home for Heroes, and nobody can say the two guys in Room 211 don't qualify.
Bernie Tuvman, 90, and Phil Nadler, 87, have stories ripped from the World War II history...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:28 AM
At some time in your life, you may need emergency care. When it is not possible for you to go to a VA Medical Center, you should go to the nearest hospital that has an emergency room. If you do, you should contact the nearest VA Hospital within 72...
| Sep 3, 2013
— The last Illinois survivor of a mostly forgotten World War II prisoner-of-war saga lives in a white farmhouse 7 miles north of town.
Retired from grain farming since 1988, Alva Moss, 89, walks a narrow road, mows his lawn and plays tennis for...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 12:12 PM
“Finally, I see today where Don Munson has finally agreed for the stadium to be built downtown. If they finally do do that, they’re going to see businesses start all coming back, and Hagerstown come alive again. And by the way, I happen to...
| Aug 28, 2013
One of the most epic sights recorded in a place that has seen many was the immense tide of sick and wounded Union soldiers that washed up on the east bank of the Hampton River in August of 1862.
Ferried by the thousands from the giant Army of the...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Graduation for the students of the August class of Franklin County Career and Technology Center’s practical nursing program was held Aug. 8 at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Chambersburg.
It was the 109th graduating class of the nursing...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 2:44 PM
“Just wondering what ever happened to firing squads for traitors.”
“I’m calling in regard to the man who was inquiring about the ducklings. I saw them on Sunday, going up in to Emma K. Doub school. There were...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Mold found in air-conditioning units in the Martinsburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center’s domiciliary prompted the hospital to relocate patients and staff last week, officials said Monday.
The domiciliary was closed Friday after safety officials at...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:19 PM
A former hospital technician in Maryland, New Hampshire and other states who caused patients as old as 80 to become infected with hepatitis pleaded guilty to leaving dirty syringes for hospitals to use after injecting himself with stolen painkillers.