Patients are amazed to see superheroes outside their rooms.
Karen Webb has become an evangelist for patients seizing control of their disease.
Dear Dr. Roach • I am 49 and fairly healthy. I’ve been HIV-positive for over 20 years and have diabetes. My HIV doctor told me that my rheumatoid factor was 112, and said to see a rheumatologi…
Gathering celebrates successful treatment for children born with club foot.
Come this Sunday, July 27, Zion Lutheran Church, a 153-year-old institution in Belleville, will celebrate the installation of only the 15th senior pastor to ever serve its congregation.
A dog in Indianapolis is being hailed as a hero after he alerted a 13-year-old deaf boy about a house fire.
Whisper, a 4-year-old miniature Australian Cattle Dog, has officially become the first dog to complete a wingsuit BASE jump. But a video posted by adventurer Dan Potter documenting the histori…
Ready, set, strut.
What • Outdoorsy wagons that can fold to a size that fits in a car trunk with room to spare.
Since doctors groups released their opinion denouncing the safety and benefits of water birth, women and waterbirth providers have been launching a defense.
Q. I must be especially tasty to mosquitoes, because they attack me and leave other folks alone. I have read in your column about hot water to stop itching. I’ve got a different solution: Warm…
Dear Abby: My granddaughter “Cindy,” 2, was being watched by her mother’s ex-sister-in-law and her sons. Cindy went to her mother and said, “Bubby hurt me.” Bubby is what she calls her 10-year…
No West Nile virus illnesses were reported in either state this week.
With multi-yeared marriages behind them, Eileen Pagano and George Niehaus jumped into the game again.
Eight months ago, a U.S. Special Forces unit in Afghanistan witnessed a horrific scene of animal cruelty. They saw a group of Afghan men firing bullets at a female dog that was lying on the gr…
Puppy appointments are one of the great perks of being a veterinarian. It’s hard to be in a bad mood when faced with an adorable bundle of exuberance, which makes puppies suffering from a dise…
US condemns forced exile of Christians from Mosul
Excerpted from a previous Parent Chat on stltoday.com.
It’s hard to believe we’re only a couple of weeks away from the beginning of another school year.
Dear Dr. Fox • A stray kitty adopted me a couple months ago and has since been tamed enough that I have found a vet to neuter him and do some much-needed dental work.
The nursing workforce in the U.S. grew more rapidly than U.S. government forecasters predicted as baby-boomer nurses delayed retirement, a study found.
Dear Carolyn: When my son’s eldest started to talk, I encouraged her to call me “G-ma” because I didn’t care for “Grandma.” She never could learn G-ma, but instead called me Mamaji.
Patients may start applying for marijuana ID cards in September, and they'll need a doctor's certification.
Barbara Schall joins 14 others to help boost agricultural economy
A few months ago I wrote an article describing a developing monoclonal antibody treatment option for treating B-cell lymphoma in dogs — New Treatment Option for Lymphoma in Dogs. Monoclonal an…
Medicating a cat is sometimes one of the most challenging tasks a cat owner must face. But with a little advance preparation, it doesn’t have to be difficult.
When people are confronted by a wild pack of coyotes, they run or hide or cower with fear. But an 84-year-old woman who lives in Bensenville, just outside of Chicago, risked her life to save a…
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