| 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 30, 2009
More information than ever is available these days about prostate health, yet many men find themselves uninformed when it comes to one of the most common prostate conditions, prostatitis, a disease of the prostate gland.
More than half of the men in...
| Oct 27, 2009
Frail and vulnerable residents of nursing homes throughout Illinois are being dosed with powerful psychotropic drugs, leading to tremors, dangerous lethargy and a higher risk of harmful falls or even death, a Tribune investigation has found.
| Sep 5, 2009
Ask the dietitian! Sandra Frank answers YOUR questions. To submit your question, fill out the form here.
The information presented here is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should consult a physician in all matters relating to your...
| Jul 21, 2009
| 10:19 AM
Those solid masses that form in the kidneys can grow big enough to cause severe pain and even infection as they pass into the urinary tract.
Here are some tips from doctors on preventing stones from developing:
Drink lots of water. Kidney stones are...
| Dec 16, 2009
Many of the leading threats to women's health can be prevented - if you know the facts and measures to take to prevent illnesses.
Take a look at this top 10 list of women's health threats compiled from statistics provided by the Centers for Disease...