| Jul 27, 2010
Facing surgery? You could receive blood that's been stored for a week, or three weeks, or nearly six — and there's growing concern that people who get the older blood might not fare as well.
It's a question with big implications for the nation's...
| Aug 13, 2010
Reaching from Los Angeles to Yerevan, local doctors are healing the eyes of Armenian infants who otherwise would go blind.
In June, a team of six doctors performed surgeries at a neonatal clinic in Yerevan, delivered key equipment and trained roughly...
| Aug 11, 2010
Many thought Michelle and Jim Bob might be done after the premature birth of their daughter Josie. She just got to come home after spending 6 months in the hospital for perforated bowel and rare digestive problems. But the devout Baptists and stars of...
| Jan 4, 2011
Many expectant parents are pretty savvy these days about making sure that their obstetrician and the hospital where they plan to have their baby are in their health insurance network. Using an out-of-network provider would almost certainly mean higher...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 4:50 PM
Hagerstown Mayor Robert E. Bruchey II is helping to lead a local effort to raise money for the March of Dimes.
Bruchey will serve as the 2011 Washington County Revenue co-chairman, along with Doug Stahl, for the March for Babies — the March of...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 2:31 PM
While investigating a cluster of measles cases in Perry County, the state Department of Health has identified a suspected case of measles that could have exposed other persons while infectious.
The possible exposures could have occurred at the...
| Sep 9, 2010
September is National Hydrocephalus Awareness month, yet very few people are aware of it. Most people say, "Hydro what?" We don't. Our 6-year-old son Josh has hydrocephalus.
Hydrocephalus used to be called Water on the Brain, but that wasn't...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 9:22 PM
Almost 39 weeks ago, Kristine Casey set out on an unusual journey to help her daughter and answer a spiritual calling.
Her goal was achieved late Wednesday when she gave birth to her own grandson at age 61.
Casey, possibly the oldest woman to give birth...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 1:30 AM
CHICAGO - Almost 39 weeks ago, Kristine Casey set out on an unusual journey to help her daughter and answer a spiritual calling.
Her goal was achieved when she gave birth to her own grandson at age 61.
Casey, possibly the oldest woman to give birth in...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 12:05 AM
Nothing brings good cheer quite like a speedy recovery. And as is often the case, those who are restored to their optimal health will attract an audience similarly in need of a cure.
So it was that El Centro Regional Medical Center health care...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 8:54 AM
The Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health are advising the public of exposure to a case of measles in Lancaster and Philadelphia counties.
An international traveler visiting Pennsylvania has been diagnosed...