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WSBT-TV ReporterSOUTH BEND – The U.S. is having its worst whooping cough outbreak in 50 years. More than 18,000 cases have been reported this year. Whooping cough is a respiratory infection that can close airways and be deadly – It's especially dangerous...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — In her quest for new lungs, Anya Maciulewski has left behind family and friends in West Michigan and moved to Pittsburgh. Now, she waits for a double-lung transplant that she hopes will let her breathe easy once again....
Tags: Lung Transplants
WSBT-TV ReporterSILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP – A Dowagiac woman pulled unbreathing out of Magician Lake has her neighbor and a passerby to thank for saving her life. 66-year old Kathy Baliunas was swimming in Magician Lake in Sister Lakes yesterday when she became...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Flying is getting better. Honest. For airline passengers grappling with fare increases, canceled routes and a seemingly endless parade of new fees, "better" may not be the first word that comes to mind. But based on more...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A proposed statewide smoking ban was approved by an Indiana Senate committee on Wednesday despite objections over the plan's exemptions for casinos and private clubs, moving forward one of the most contentious issues remaining...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Northeastern Indiana health officials say a Fort Wayne student whose tuberculosis diagnosis prompted the testing of nearly 150 classmates for the illness has a drug-resistant strain of the disease. The Journal Gazette...
CHICAGO (AP) — One is a healthy first-grader, the other an honors college student majoring in psychology. Once the tiniest babies ever born, both girls are thriving, despite long odds when they entered the world weighing less than a pound. A...
WSBT-TV ReporterA Plymouth family is mourning the loss of Faith, their 1-year-old foal. They found the young horse – just a baby – dead from a gunshot wound to the lungs on Thursday. Faith belonged to their 6-year-old daughter, Sara. The young girl loved...
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The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is forecasting high ozone levels today in the following metropolitan areas: - South Bend-Elkhart - St. Joseph and Elkhart counties Michigan City-LaPorte - LaPorte County - Northwest Indiana -...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania eighth-grader who became ill after smoking synthetic marijuana and had a double lung transplant has died. Tonya Rice tells the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (http://bit.ly/tk0Vod ) that her 13-year-old son, Brandon,...
A Mishawaka woman who was injured in the Indiana State Fair stage collapse on Aug. 13 has filed a lawsuit, along with 47 others, against the country duo Sugarland and other entities associated with the show. Caitlyn Kahlenbeck, 22, was among four dozen...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, women's death rates from lung cancer are dropping, possibly a turning point in the smoking-fueled epidemic. It's a small decline, says the nation's annual report on cancer — just under 1 percent a year....
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