| Oct 7, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Many of us joke about “senior moments,” when the car keys seem to have vanished into thin air. Such lapses are typical for the aging brain; if there are more significant lapses and confusion, testing for Alzheimers may be in order (dementia is...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Colic is the No.1 killer of horses.
Colic, which means abdominal pain, is not a specific disease, but rather a combination of signs that alert us to a problem in the horse. Most commonly signs of colic are related to problems in the gastrointestinal...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 3:49 PM
What would be the busiest season at Cowans Gap State Park is coming to a close, but the lake has been closed to swimming since Aug. 9 as state officials try to find the source of an E. coli strain.
An outbreak of E. coli O157 sickened at least 15...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 3:47 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (KTLA) -- Bryan Stow, the Giants fan who was severely beaten outside Dodger Stadium on March 31, has suffered some complications in his recovery.
The 42-year-old paramedic and father of two remains in serious condition at San Francisco...
| Aug 11, 2011
Every year, some 750,000 Americans develop sepsis, an extreme immune system response to infection. It kills a quarter to half of them, more than the combined number of people who die of prostate and breast cancer and AIDS, according to the National...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Typical excitement surrounded the birth of Kristen and Jason Matthew's first child.
There was a nursery to decorate, a name to select and last-minute preparations as they awaited one of the biggest moments in their lives.
The moment would be bigger...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 8:39 PM
Two guest speakers at the opening ceremonies of Relay For Life in Meyersdale held Friday evening gave others hope and encouragement.
Eileen McLaughlin of Greenville Road, Meyersdale, told the story of having survived cancer four times.
| Jun 17, 2011
| 1:22 PM
When Jeff and Lorrie Kreille were expecting their first child last year, they were faced with all sorts of decisions.
There was a name to choose, a nursery to decorate and the selection of godparents.
But one decision loomed heavy on their minds.
| Jun 16, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Bella Persian Mix, 9 years old, Tortoiseshell, Spayed female, front declawed. Bella is the purrfect name for me because I am a beautiful foxy orange …...
| May 31, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Both the editorial and Op-Ed pages have weighed in on the measure that would ban male circumcision in San Francisco if passed in November. Here are excerpts from two arguments against the proposition: The religious perspective: Still, there's something...
| May 13, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Blues legend Etta James has been hospitalized in Riverside for treatment of a urinary tract infection and sepsis, a blood infection. Singer Etta James, who also has dementia and leukemia, was hospitalized in January 2010 for similar infections....