| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:52 AM
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center associate earns certification
Kelly Black, who works in central services at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, has received her Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification.
| Jun 20, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Bon Secours has announced the completed renovation and expansion of its Martha W. Davis Cancer Treatment Center at Maryview Medical Center, 3640 High St., Portsmouth. The $8 million project started in August last year and was completed in May.
| Jun 21, 2012
| 8:04 PM
Virgina Mason Medical Center is offering a new, one-day surgery-radiation treatment option for women 45 or older with early-stage breast cancer. It basically goes after the cancer in one shot.
Virginia Mason is the only hospital in the state of...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 3:53 PM
CARLSBAD, Calif. -- A canine cancer facility in Carlsbad is conducting a new study that could potentially be a game-changer when it comes to treating pets and eventually humans.
“It has not been done,” said Oncologist and Internist Dr....
| Jan 31, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Sentara Regional Medical Center and Sentara Norfolk General Hospital have joined a few other hospitals in Virginia using a new GPS-style system to locate, test and mark spots on the lung. The electromagnetic navigational bronchoscopy allows for more...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 6:04 AM
Actress Kathy Bates is recovering after having a double mastectomy, a publicist confirmed Wednesday.
Bates, nominated for an Emmy for her lead role in the TV drama series "Harry's Law," was diagnosed with breast cancer two months ago, the actress...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 7:27 AM
Dr. Matthew Freudenthal and Lauren Crissman of Eagan, MN are engaged and plan a November 10th wedding in St. Paul, MN.
Parents of the couple are Jim and Joan Freudenthal of Aberdeen, Jodene Moench of Eagan, MN, and Jerry Crissman of St.
Cloud, MN. The...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 1:10 PM
MIAMI (AP) — Peanut is an 8-year-old orangutan and a star attraction at Miami's Jungle Island. These days she's also got a team of cancer doctors huddling around her, watching as the chemo drip flows into her veins.
Peanut, who was diagnosed with...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:14 PM
Women with no history of breast cancer have to muddle through conflicting recommendations from medical and advocacy groups on when, how and how often to screen for tumors, as the efficacy of routine mammograms continues to raise hot debate.
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:16 AM
Sunday, Sept. 30
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 1:30 p.m. on Sundays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey (behind Lowe's). All players welcome. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
Petoskey Little League...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 2:01 PM
Meritus Healthcare Foundation’s board of directors granted more than $2 million to Meritus Medical Center during a quarterly business meeting July 12.
The funds will be used to enhance and continue programs for patients in Washington County and the...