| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:22 PM
A message I read this morning from a friend who specializes in treating liver disease shook me away from the daze of political polarities to focus on our common humanity....
| Apr 3, 2012
| 2:31 PM
It's been two years since Erica Sevigny, a young mother from Sparta, was killed in a hit-and-run accident on 14 mile road. Her family has moved on with their lives as best as they can, but not the way they planned to. Erica's daughters are growing up with...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 2:35 PM
Murder charges were dropped this week against a 71-year-old Burbank man after officials determined that his wife was not the victim of a homicide, but instead died of a liver disease.
Joseph Robert Brancato had been charged with murder after allegedly...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 7:54 AM
A Hoosier organ transplant recipient is heading to California to represent the state in the Rose Bowl Parade.
Lynn Wingler-Livingston of Plainfield will represent all Indiana organ and tissue recipients and families on Donate Life's parade float....
| Dec 30, 2011
| 3:26 PM
Anchorage landed on another national list for 2010, this time for one of the “Top 40 Drunkest Cities,” according to the website “The Daily Beast.”
Anchorage was listed as the number nine drunkest city right in between Boston who...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 12:41 PM
Every woman will experience menopause, some in the normal course of aging and some before. It can bring on a host of symptoms in addition to hot flashes. But there are things that women can do, from improving their diet and exercising to finding the right...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Stephen Baxter, a retired travel agent, died of liver disease Oct. 2 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Mays Chapel resident was 66.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Samuel Baxter and Lola Annen Baxter. He lived on Barclay Street and in Anneslie. He...
| May 25, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Swimmers should avoid contact with tidal and fresh water for 48 hours after a big rain storm this summer, warns the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
The precaution is suggested by state and county health departments, but foundation officials believe it’s...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:32 AM
Anewly formed infectious disease clinic in Lynchburg, VA is bringing expert medical care to those in the area with hepatitis C.
An estimated 3.2 million people in the United States have a chronic hepatitis C viral infection. Most of them don’t even...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:42 PM
Decades of alcohol abuse and living on the streets took a severe toll on the body of a Newport Beach homeless man found dead earlier this year, an Orange County Sheriff-Coroner report shows.
Mark David Allen, 50, had an enlarged heart, liver disease...
| Jun 1, 2012
Baby boomer alert! The government has come out with a draft recommendation that all those born between 1945 and 1965 be tested for Hepatitis C.
The virus that causes chronic infections in eight of 10 affected and leads to liver disease, was first...