| Jul 26, 2010
As dozens of ants crawled up Jayme Necaise's arms, the entomologist braced for a bite.
But the threat of a handful of escapees wasn't enough to distract his focus from the task at hand: transferring tens of thousands of Texas leafcutter ants into new...
| Sep 3, 2010
Summer might be almost over, but some of us aren't quite ready to give up the swimsuits and sand. So grab a towel, head to the beach and … exercise. Yes, goofy as it sounds, that beach towel comes in handy for a quick workout circuit that taxes...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 9:03 AM
By Pearl Abraham
Random House, 255 pages, $25
Even now, a popular edition of “The Arabian Nights” in English is the translation by nineteenth-century British explorer Sir Richard Burton, who is also credited with being the...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 1:53 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A woman has bounced back after a devastating plane crash last October. Thelma Vanhooser was pulled from the plane unconscious and rushed to the hospital. While she's still not at 100 percent, she's beat the odds to get where she is...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 7:51 PM
First, the good news: strokes are on the decline among older Americans. But the bad news is that they are actually on the rise among the young and middle-aged.
FOX 4 Medical Reporter Meryl Lin McKean is Working for You with the story of a teen who had...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 11:18 AM
Local surgeons are cautiously optimistic about a new study that finds that many women with early stage breast cancer do not need a procedure that has long been routine: Removal of all cancerous lymph nodes from the armpit.
“This is a major change,&...
| Feb 9, 2011
"You know that's permanent, right?"
"Have you thought about how that'll look when you get old?"
These are two comments people who want tattoos hear from those who think tattoos are pointless. I specialized in ignoring the anti-tattoo folks, but after...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 1:30 AM
The true meaning of family really comes out whenever there's a time that adversity sets in.
Five-plus years ago our son-in-law experienced a massive stroke due to a brain aneurism. He was only 42 and owned his own dental practice in Rolla, Mo.
| Dec 30, 2010
| 12:28 PM
A Suffolk County man is under arrest after shooting his 20-year-old grandson early Thursday morning, according to Suffolk County Police.
Police arrested Joseph Grucci, 70, at his 64 Wards Lane house in Bellport after receiving a 911 call reporting...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 3:52 PM
WINONA LAKE — Governor Mitch Daniels says the Democrats should get back to work.
With his right arm held in a sling from recent surgery, the governor wasn't holding anything back about his feelings for Democrats.
"Come off it. Come home. Get...
| Mar 10, 2011
The injury that St. Louis Cardinals star pitcher Adam Wainwright suffered in the bullpen during spring training isn't just a big league problem. As baseball season approaches, Little Leaguers and other school-age players should be aware that they can...