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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — The baby girl is small. Tiny. She has a big pink flower on her little head, and you'd swear she's smiling. Although she was born three months premature, Raela (pronounced RAY-luh) Ruchell Loe has plenty to smile about....
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Barber shops... They're places where men go to keep up with their looks and even socialize, but on this weekend in South Bend and across Indiana, they were much more than that. Every other week, you'll find Jamhal Black here at Cutrageous Barbershop....
LONDON (AP) — Nearly everywhere around the world, people are living longer and fewer children are dying. But increasingly, people are grappling with the diseases and disabilities of modern life, according to the most expansive global look so far...
Tags: Family, Suicide, Health, Physical Conditions, Polio
CHICAGO (AP) — Unemployment hurts more than your wallet — it may damage your heart. That's according to a study linking joblessness with heart attacks in older workers. The increased odds weren't huge, although multiple job losses posed as...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- Raymond Compton Sr. chuckles when he tells the story of how his wife jumped at a stranger's offer to whisk them away from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. The Comptons -- Raymond, his wife, Jacqueline, and their four young children --...
DALLAS (AP) — In the months after Doug Robinson started driving a truck, he noticed his clothes were increasingly more snug-fitting. He was already overweight but soon realized that spending up to 11 hours behind the wheel, frequently eating fast...
BALTIMORE — Days after undergoing gastric bypass surgery, Brenda Maker’s diabetes was gone — her body producing enough of the hormone insulin to turn sugar into fuel. It’s a phenomenon seen in recent years by doctors who...
Tags: Physiology, Hormones and Metabolism, Weight, Amputation, Insulin
CHICAGO (AP) — Should all U.S. children get tested for high cholesterol? Doctors are still debating that question months after a government-appointed panel recommended widespread screening that would lead to prescribing medicine for some kids....
We are having an afternoon like we have not seen in a long time. The mercury hit 100 degrees in South Bend. You have to turn the calendar back nearly 13 years to July 30, 1999 when people in South Bend saw temperatures reach 100 degrees. The last time we...
ATLANTA (AP) — Half the nation's overweight teens have unhealthy blood pressure, cholesterol or blood sugar levels that put them at risk for future heart attacks and other cardiac problems, new federal research says. And an even larger proportion...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterELKHART -- In about 90 percent of all births, the baby smoothly transitions from the womb to the world. About 10 percent of the time, an infant requires special assistance after delivery. Some babies need stimulation or a little bit of oxygen when they...
ATLANTA (AP) — Bread and rolls are the No. 1 source of salt in the American diet, accounting for more than twice as much sodium as snacks like potato chips and pretzels. That surprising finding comes in a government report released Tuesday that...
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