| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:45 PM
St. Luke's Hospital doctors and nurses helped deliver the Fischer quintuplets 50 years ago, but that opportunity would never exist today.
"At least not intentionally," said Dr. Tage Born, a specialist in obstetrics and gynecology at Avera St. Luke's....
| Sep 7, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Dr. Adam Kushner agreed to go to Syria last month to help in any way he was needed. And when the Baltimore surgeon got there, the work was waiting for him.
In the hours before he arrived at a small hospital in the northern province of Aleppo, a nearby...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:38 AM
Sarah Magdalen (King) VanDeCar, of Petoskey, made her journey home on Aug. 29, 2013, at Hiland Cottage in Petoskey, surrounded by her loving family.
Sarah was born on April 24, 1937, in Petoskey, to Mary (Kenoshmeg) and Martin King. Sarah attended...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 8:40 PM
Doctors at Avera St. Luke’s practice evidence-based care, which has brought changes in attitudes full circle in some instances, according to Dr. Gregg Carlson.
In the early 1990s, “everybody thought the C-section rate was too high back...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 3:09 PM
The sounds of Brahms' Lullaby play over the public announcement system.
Anita Malsom, a housekeeper, stops what she's doing in whatever department she is in for a brief moment. Switchboard operator Stacy Maunu excitedly listens to the music after...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Catherine F. Richardson, a homemaker who filled the yard of her Ruxton home with her holly collection, died Aug. 14 of heart failure at Roland Park Place. She was 94.
The daughter of a Marine Corps band leader and a homemaker, Catherine Foote was born in...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 2:15 PM
What, you may ask, is so special about a doctor who talks out of the side of his mouth? A comedian who puts you to sleep? An obstetrician who keeps the big event moving on schedule?
Find out when some of South Florida's pre-eminent medical professionals...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Molly Halper never dreamed she'd consume her baby's placenta, an organ that serves as a link between mother and fetus and is usually discarded after birth.
"My husband and I used to make jokes" about people who did that, said Halper, who lives in...
| Aug 12, 2013
New OB/GYN physicians
Breanne Mueller, M.D.
• Medical school: University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine
• Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, Mo.
Melissa Hieb, D.O.
• Medical school:...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 5:17 AM
DETROIT (AP) — A western Michigan family welcomed their 12th child. And, shocker, it's a boy — just like the other 11.
Jay and Kateri Schwandt of Rockford believed the latest baby might break the gender streak, especially after Kateri, known...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:38 PM
More than half a century ago, doctors took Henrietta Lacks' tissue and used it for research without her permission, creating the first immortal line of cells and making possible billions of dollars in medical research. Now, 62 years later, the National...