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South Bend Tribune Staff WriterFor Hoosiers, there will never be another "Doc" like Dr. Otis R. Bowen. Remembered both personally and in stories likely to be retold to generations to come, the former Indiana governor grew to become one of the state's most beloved politicians. A...
Tags: U.S. Congress, Elections, Politics, Regional Authority, Taxation
Associated PressINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Otis R. Bowen, who overhauled Indiana's tax system as governor before helping oversee the federal response to the burgeoning AIDS epidemic during President Ronald Reagan's second term, has died. He was 95. Indiana Gov. Mike...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said it would allow the Plan B One-Step contraceptive to be sold without a prescription to girls as young as 15 years of age. The announcement partially reverses a December 2011...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it has approved the sale of the emergency contraceptive pill, Plan B One-Step, without a prescription for females ages 15 and older. The action comes roughly three weeks after a federal...
Many women today are unaware of their risk for breast and ovarian cancer. One out of every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer sometime during their lives. Almost 300,000 women each year are diagnosed with invasive and non-invasive breast...
April is sexually transmitted disease Awareness Month, an annual event calling attention to STDs in the United States. This month-long observance provides individuals, doctors, and community-based organizations an opportunity to address ways to prevent...
With (the president) promising that every American will be covered by health insurance, it's fair to ask if you and I should be required to pay for fools who put themselves in the hospital by taking stupid chances. Like motorcycle riders who suffer...
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
Tags: Chemotherapy, Anemia, Genetics, Vaccines, Ear Infection
The Washington Post, ReutersMost women had inaccurate perceptions about the safety and effectiveness of intrauterine devices (IUDs) in preventing pregnancy, including not knowing that IUDs are more effective contraceptives than birth control pills, researchers said. In addition,...
Following the lead of Los Angeles County voters, Ventura County Supervisor Linda Parks plans to introduce an ordinance that would require actors in adult films to wear condoms. The supervisor said such a measure may encourage producers of such films...
Tags: Health Insurance Cost, HIV, AIDS, Entertainment, Pornography
Even after eight years of investigating online crime, and plenty of accompanying training, it's hard for Tom Tarnowski to get a feel for the typical Internet criminal. Online offenders just can't be neatly categorized by age, social status or...
A recently confirmed case of meningitis in Los Angeles County and a spate of others striking gay men in New York City have officials in West Hollywood warning residents to take precautions. "We don't want to panic people," said West Hollywood City...
May 6, 2013 |Story| South Bend Tribune
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