| Apr 29, 2011
| 2:11 PM
Long before the growl of lawn mowers and the whir of weed trimmers cut through the Saturday morning silence, cars and trucks sputter into a certain Orlando park.
Out of the vehicles, a motley crew emerges.
Middle-agers who managed to crawl out of...
| Jul 26, 2010
House dust mites, those microscopic insects we unwittingly sleep with every night, are among the few known causes of asthma and allergic symptoms.
But pesky mites alone can't explain why the prevalence of childhood allergies has risen worldwide over...
| Mar 11, 2012
Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. It's a good rule for dealing with those who have proved themselves to be untrustworthy. And it's increasingly applied in a realm where a lack of dependability can be lethal: drunken driving....
| Mar 31, 2012
| 8:49 PM
The problem with rage is that it almost always subordinates thought.
There was reason to be angry in the early stages of news coverage following the Feb. 26 fatal shooting of an unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by pistol-packing 28-year-old George...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 7:37 AM
Federal and state health officials are investigating a Salmonella outbreak in 19 states and the District of Columbia, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The CDC reports 90 people in 19 states and the District of Columbia have...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 8:43 AM
Indianapolis, August 9, 2011 -- As any veteran fairgoer will attest, there’s nothing quite like the sights, sounds, smells and attractions at the Indiana State Fair. It's an end-of-summer tradition that brings fried candy bars, hot temperatures...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 5:34 PM
Question: Do you know if anyone will be doing a “Back to School” shopping program for kids this year?
Answer: The “Back to School” shopping for school children is one of the many great programs offered by our local Salvation Army...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 4:54 AM
As we enjoy many fresh fruits and vegetables during their summer peak of freshness, it is also important to remember to handle fresh produce with care.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year roughly one in six...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 2:51 PM
Health care workers are still finishing up rounds of back to school immunizations but for everyone else, it's already time to start thinking about flu vaccinations.
"Does it seem a little early to be talking about it? Yes it does, but I understand it,...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 7:02 AM
The Marion County Public Health Department confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus for 2011 Monday.
The announcement came just five days after the first human case was reported in Indiana. Last week, a Goshen woman also died from the virus....
| Oct 31, 2011
| 5:37 PM
Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard wants to pour $5.5 million dollars into the Regional Performing Arts Center, the $175 million project that has faced recent controversy over what's been going on behind the scenes rather than the performances on stage.