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Anya Scharle stepped into the discus circle last Wednesday and let it fly three times. One of those efforts resulted in a personal best of 93 feet, 5 inches. It didn't win her a gold medal. The senior finished ninth, 1 inch shy of giving Central...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men who were exposed to Agent Orange chemicals used during the Vietnam War are at higher risk for life-threatening prostate cancer than unexposed veterans, researchers have found. What's more, those who served where the...
Tom Willis knows all about making the best of whatever life throws at you. Born with no arms, he's had to make adjustments — about a million of them. He writes with his feet, for one thing. Steers a car with his feet. Cooks with his feet. He...
Re "The Vietnam syndrome," Opinion, May 5 Frank Snepp, a former CIA analyst who was in Vietnam during the fall of Saigon in 1975, worries that we may not have learned the lessons of our war in that country. He may have missed the most important lesson....
A CDC-recommended non-profit organization has been launched in time for Mother's Day. Through 'MotherToBaby CT', experts will be able to provide the public with free answers to the many questions that arise during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Read...
The Food and Drug Administration is warning physicians that women who suffer migraine headaches and are pregnant or may become pregnant should not use the drugs valproate or valproic acid to prevent the severe headaches, in light of new evidence showing...
ReutersMay 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned on the use of migraine drug valproate sodium in pregnant women as it could result in lower IQ scores in the baby. The FDA said the results of a recent study showed that children exposed to...
It was all about the babies today in the Roanoke Valley. Hundreds came out to the Salem Civic Center to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the March of Dimes. This year's goal is to raise $120,000. This year, UnitedHealthCare of Roanoke donated 10-...
Re "A 'red line' on Syria," Editorial, April 25 The lessons of our disastrous invasion of Iraq have been ignored. Syria presents no direct threat to the U.S., and yet the foreign policy elite and the media are increasingly saying we may have to...
An episode of the popular TV show "Grey's Anatomy" that aired Thursday included a rare, lifesaving operation on a baby inspired by the real-life experience of a local family. In 2003, Nannette and Patrick McDonagh, of McHenry, agreed to let doctors at...
ReutersBERLIN, April 26 (Reuters) - German victims of thalidomide, a drug that caused birth defects in thousands of babies around the world, will get up to six times more money from the state in pensions, the German parliament decided late on Thursday....
The March of Dimes has raised $328,000 to date thanks in part to over 4,000 residents who participated in a fundraiser Sunday morning at Rentschler field. The ongoing March for Babies event includes nine walk fundraisers in Connecticut split between the...
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