| Jul 3, 2012
| 10:41 PM
It is always a joy to visit with people older than me, and learn about their lives. I recently met Delores “Dee” Todd, a charming lady in her nineties who was born in Gwinner, N.D.
After moving many, many times, she graduated from high...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 8:29 PM
Biosecurity is a word that many people, even farmers, are unfamiliar with but it is critical to the health of a herd of livestock. The definition is, simply put, the practice of preventing the introduction of an infectious disease into a population of...
| Oct 15, 2012
If you could vaccinate your kids against cancer, wouldn't you do it? The answer may sound obvious. But we can vaccinate our kids against some vicious types of cancer -- and many parents are deliberately choosing not to.
Why? Because the cancers...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 6:39 AM
A new report may make you think twice the next time you have a craving for microwave popcorn.
Researchers found chemicals in the snack bags - called PFCs - can weaken children's immune systems. The chemicals can make children's bodies less responsive...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 4:58 PM
The exceptionally mild winter we have experienced this year, while nice, is not without challenges. Those of us who make our living outside do appreciate the mild temperatures, but we aren't very fond of mud. But as annoying as the mud is, the mild...
| Sep 19, 2012
Keith Green knows that physicians read books and take classes on how to provide the best health care for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
But Green, chairman of the Chicago Black Gay Men's Caucus, also knows that too many...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:41 PM
Fall allergy season is predicted to be the worst this year because of the drought.
The allergy season started between four to six weeks ago. Wishard Respiratory Therapist Jamie Lee said there has been an increase in ragweed, which caused people to...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 9:45 PM
| Jul 19, 2012
| 5:23 AM
Summer break is winding down for Hoosier children. For many, the return to school means a trip to the doctor’s office for immunizations.
The upcoming school year will be the first since a new law went into effect on July 1. That law allows...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 1:15 AM
| Jul 20, 2012
Girl Scout Troop 47888 ventured to Hershey-park on July 9 for its end of the year trip. It was attended by Scouts and parents who participated in the fall fundraiser and Girl Scout cookies campaign.
Monique R. Broadus, fundraiser chairwoman, wants to...