| Jun 24, 2012
Hagerstown Police Department
Officer Thomas Cox was selected as the Hagerstown Police Department’s officer of the month for April
Cox was nominated by several of his supervisors for his alert, proactive policing and his quick, decisive reaction to...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:10 PM
When Alan Shackelford's ankles would swell up, he brushed it off as another sign of getting older — only to find out it was a symptom of something much worse.
The 59-year-old Windsor Mill man was shocked when his doctor recently diagnosed him...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 6:10 PM
As symptoms of menopause sneak up on her, Sue Cunningham turns to her older sister for advice on what to expect next. "Now, it's night sweats at 3:15 a.m. Exactly. Every night," said the 45-year-old Pilates instructor.
Like many women, though, she...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 2:17 PM
A death row inmate who weighs 480 pounds is arguing that he is too fat to be executed.
Ronald Post, who shot and killed a hotel clerk in northern Ohio almost 30 years ago, wants his upcoming execution delayed, saying his weight could lead to a "torturous...
| Sep 19, 2012
Just as recent science has divided dietary fats into good, bad and really bad categories, some scientists now think different sugars also may deserve individual scrutiny.
Most experts agree that Americans eat too much sugar, period. But studies in recent...
| Sep 24, 2012
Desmond Campbell is a marathon man who has traveled miles and miles — many of them by foot, some of them by bike and quite a few of them while virtually standing still. During the course of his travels, he has helped people in extraordinary ways....
| Jul 18, 2012
It's been a transformative two years for Belinda Osborn.
Not that long ago she was gaining too much weight and she knew it.
"The places I carry my weight is more around my middle which is where it is more dangerous on the heart," Belinda recalled....
| Feb 2, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Roberta Leigh “Robbi” McClure-Stanfield, 31, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md., after a long and courageous battle with liver disease.
Born Nov. 9, 1980, in Woodbridge, Va.,...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 9:23 PM
SAN DIEGO - A 12-year-old boy, who has a liver disease that requires a transplant, has decided not to sit and wait around.
Nick Wallace has biliary atresia, which can lead to liver damage and is deadly if not treated. He doesn't let that slow him down....
| Feb 10, 2012
| 3:13 PM
CASSOPOLIS — Two years to the day after the auto accident that left her with severe injuries, robbed her of her financial security and possibly led to the death of her husband, Edwardsburg resident Lorrie Routley finally had the chance Friday in...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 6:19 PM
Michael Davis, bass player from Detroit rock band the MC5, died Friday of liver failure. He was 68.
Davis was a longtime member of the MC5, known for rollicking, guitar-driven garage rock. The band is often cited as a main influence of the punk movement....