| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Q: I have to get up three or four times a night to urinate. My doctor tells me that it is a benign prostate problem, but there is nothing benign about it because I often have a hard time getting back to sleep.
I was prescribed terazosin, but it has...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:49 AM
His giggles are contagious. Once Zander Tewksbury, 2, starts laughing, his mom can't help but laugh along with him.
And as they cuddle together on the couch, Krystal Middaugh tickles her son's belly even more. Happy laughter fills their Petoskey...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Striding in her special black walking shoes decorated with turquoise, pink and lime-green squares, 8-year-old Elizabeth Gardner was, literally, on her way to reaching a milestone.
As she began the Save-A-Limb Ride's 1-mile family walk Saturday morning,...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Students at Century Junior High School have raised more than $2,000 to help youths with Down syndrome, part of an 11-school campaign that collected more than $8,000..
The cause, Down in the Southland, a Tinley Park-based non-profit that offers...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:13 PM
It is a genetic condition, passed to children through their mother, in which a person loses his or her central vision but not peripheral vision. It does not result in complete vision loss.
An estimated 4,000 people in the United States suffer from...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Attired in orange shorts with black trim, an Oviedo cross-country tank top and a pink headband, Garrett Haywood blends in with other runners during a recent meet at Trinity Prep.
Haywood is different, though. Not because he is the fastest or the one...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Aug. 28 marked the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous “I have a dream” speech, which some say was so peppered with scriptural allusions that it was more sermon than speech.
Clarence Jones, a civil rights activist who...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Most of us have been there a time or two. A pain in the pinky finger and a tingling right knee leads to the severe-and senseless-diagnosis of scary words like cancer or paronychia or diverticulitis or other large words that we certainly cannot pronounce...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 9:04 PM
Since the deaths of three close relatives in the past three years, 8-year-old Taylor Green has had her rough moments. Sometimes, she has acted withdrawn, sadder than usual or standoffish.
Taylor's mother, unsure how to help, sent the girl to a children'...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 11:09 AM
MISHAWAKA — Having given birth to two healthy boys, Erica Hunt had no clue both she and her husband Dan carried a copy of a recessive gene linked to spinal muscular atrophy, or SMA, a genetic disorder that affects the control of muscle movement....
| Aug 20, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Behind the countertop, one brother pulls out knives, the other quickly grabs the cutting boards. As one minces green onions, the other shells fava beans. In this kitchen, for brothers Luke and Dean Bergman, food is a family affair.
But this isn't the...