| May 7, 2012
For the casual runner, there's no bigger aspiration than participating in a marathon.
Forget the aches and pains, the blisters, the sprained ankles and scraped knees.
Each battle scar would be worth it, just to say you competed in a long-distance race....
| May 23, 2012
| 3:51 AM
Today's forecast calls for cloudy skies, patchy fog in the morning and a chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high temperature near 80 degrees. Wednesday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low temperature around 66 degrees....
| Aug 31, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Crashes of military vehicles account for nearly one-third of annual soldier fatalities and are among the top five causes of hospitalization, according to new Hopkins research.
Researchers with the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy...
| Sep 6, 2012
The mouthguard company Brain-Pad Inc. never claimed that its products prevent concussions. Instead, advertisements have long promised that the devices can "reduce the risk" of a head injury and create "brain safety space."
But even these nuanced...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:28 PM
Distracted driving such as texting can results in thousands of lost lives each year.
To prove that point the Shock Trauma Center for Injury Prevention and Policy at the University of Maryland in partnership with the Maryland Motor Vehicle...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 1:05 AM
NEW YORK - Mike Baxter sacrificed his body for Johan Santana's no-hitter. Ramon Ramirez got hurt before he could even celebrate it.
The first no-hitter in New York Mets history was costly: Baxter and Ramirez are headed to the disabled list, both injured...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 7:09 PM
Construction is nearing completion at the new Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital. Care at the new free- standing facility will focus on children dealing with illnesses and other issues. Services will also center around injury prevention. The first...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 1:46 PM
“All right, I don’t want to kill myself. But more importantly, I don’t want to hurt anyone else just because of a text.”
So said Johnstown’s Max Fedore, 18, in his winning video on discouraging texting and driving that...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 12:37 PM
The Fourth of July is a time for celebration across the country and fireworks are a crowd favorite each year. While fireworks can be fun to watch, they can also be very dangerous.
In 2009, an estimated 3,432 children ages 15 and under had injuries...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 7:41 AM
PERRYVILLE — John “Johnny” C. B. Harmon Jr., 62, of Perryville, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, in Lexington. He was the husband of Judy Goode Harmon.
Born June 14, 1949, in Boyle County, he was a son of Bertha Yates Harmon of Perryville...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Fresh from the duh! Files, researchers from the University of Maryland have determined that pedestrians wearing headphones are more likely to be injured or killed in auto/pedestrian accidents than those actually paying attention to where they walk.