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South Bend TribuneCASSOPOLIS — Two years to the day after the auto accident that left her with severe injuries, robbed her of her financial security and possibly led to the death of her husband, Edwardsburg resident Lorrie Routley finally had the chance Friday in...
Tags: Health, Aneurysm, Justice System, Punishment, High School Sports
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials have approved a first-of-a-kind artificial heart valve that can be implanted without major surgery, offering a new treatment option for patients who are too old or frail for the chest-cracking procedure...
LONDON (AP) — Experts are warning that tens of thousands of people in Britain could drink themselves to death in the next two decades unless the government tightens its control over the use of alcohol. In the 1980s, the U.K.'s rate of liver deaths...
Associated PressBEIJING (AP) — China is phasing out its reliance on executed prisoners for donated organs, but an architect of the country's transplant system said Friday that ingrained cultural attitudes are impeding the rise of donations among the general...
Tags: Human Interest, Politics, Dialysis, China, Government
The Hartford CourantResearchers need to work harder to screen high-risk populations for people who are infected with both HIV and hepatitis C, say the authors of a new Yale University study on the incidence of co-infection in the New Haven area. The study, published Tuesday...
Irish Festival set for July 11-14 A Danville Irish Festival, a four-day celebration of Irish art and culture, is planned July 11-14 at various locations throughout Danville, with an Irish street fair from noon to 6 p.m. July 13 at Constitution Square....
Tags: Festive Events, Elementary Schools, Music, Diabetes, Business
firstname.lastname@example.orgGeraldine Andrews had no idea last year at this time what she was in for in the months to come. She worked as a hair stylist and enjoyed tight-knit relationships with her husband, two daughters and four grandchildren. Then, in August, Andrews, 58, of...
Long before her famous son, Walter Payton, became known to millions as "Sweetness," Alyne Payton was known as the original version. "Just like every mother, she was proud of her kids, regardless of what they are doing or what they become," her son...
Daily American Staff WriterAfter spending decades working in the deep coal mines in Somerset County, Johnny Fritz began driving truck for Pile's Concrete Production Co. of Friedens in 2005. The Somerset County native had no way of anticipating that two years later he would drive...
The Hartford CourantKevin Burke walked into the veterans hospital about 18 months ago with advanced diabetes and kidney and liver disease. A subsequent mental health screening revealed that the 51-year-old Navy veteran is also an alcoholic and suffers from post-traumatic...
Two antiviral drugs used to treat hepatitis C appear to work as well in the real world as they did during clinical trials, an international research consortium has observed. The consortium also released data that may help inform how doctors and patients...
After raising five children on her own, Mary Agnes Lang understood the challenges of parenting without a partner, especially the difficulty of taking on college costs. When one of her sons died at 32, she and her family established a foundation to...
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