It is said that having a pet provides many days of joy and happiness and at least one day of sorrow. The loss of a fur baby can be as difficult as the death of a human family member or friend, with each individual processing the grief differently.
Once again, millennials — anyone born between 1981 and 1996 — are in the news. This time, unbeknownst to them, it’s a plea for help.
According to the Oxford Dictionary, a boundary is defined as “a line that marks the limits of an area.” In more straightforward terms, it’s the line you clearly draw so that others know not to cross it. Boundaries are essential to healthy relationships, whether that’s among friends, within the workplace or in a romantic partnership.
Root canals and comedy clubs. It’s true that one is significantly more pleasant than the other, but they share the same goal: To put a smile on your face. There is another commonality. Both are among the patient services at Brockport Smiles, a dental office with a fresh approach to patient care and oral health.
Cells as old as the body itself predominate in the brain. But they are also found in other organs, according to a study in mice led by scientists from the Salk Institute and UC San Diego. Moreover, some organs contain a mixture of old and young cells, and even old and young proteins. If the findings can be extended to people, it could have major implications for regenerative treatments, said ...
I’ve wanted to try a spin class for some time because I knew it would be a good cardio workout. So, when a CrossFit buddy asked me to join her in a class she takes at a local gym, I jumped at the chance. In a spin class, you’re given verbal cues to add or decrease resistance to your stationary bike; how fast to pedal and whether to stand, sit or sprint. Your heart will get a great workout, and your legs may feel like rubber after your first class.
VALPARAISO — It was the dogs' day out Saturday in downtown Valparaiso, filling Central Park Plaza with wagging tails, loud barks and tongues lolling about.
As soon as I sized up the situation, I knew, despite my selfish reservations, what to do. Someone had once done the same for me.
LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Over the course of his 11-year-career at the Lafayette Fire Department, Sgt. Travis Oliver has pulled cats, dogs, hamsters and even fish tanks out of burning homes.
EAST CHICAGO — A dog owner is asking for the public’s help in bringing home her bully mix puppy after it was allegedly lured with treats and stolen from her backyard.
HAMMOND — An East Chicago woman has been sentenced to more than a decade in prison after pleading guilty to a bank robbery in which she and a man shot at police, court documents say.
CROWN POINT — Two East Chicago men reached for their waistbands April 14 as they pursued a man being escorted out of a Hammond bar and later shot at the man's friend in the parking lot, court records allege.
CROWN POINT — A woman charged Friday with murder is accused of arguing with her boyfriend as he walked and she drove in East Chicago, backing up and hitting him, and running him over after he fell off the hood.
PORTAGE — Johnny Frazier wasn't expecting anything out of the ordinary Thursday night.
CROWN POINT — A man who was just 6 years old when his own father was killed in a homicide was sentenced Thursday to 45 years in prison for fatally shooting a father of three point-blank in the temple after an argument in 2017 at a Gary restaurant.
It's been just more than a month since Louie, the dog who lived, was pulled from a ditch with a broken leg and electrical tape bound around his muzzle. Fast-forward after surgery and lots of TLC later, Louie's story has traveled to international lengths.
GRIFFITH — A low moan echoed from the depths of an icy ditch, causing a Griffith man to scale down the side of Colfax Avenue to investigate.
Jonathan McDonagh, a 57-year-old computer consultant in Minneapolis, Minnesota, gave up on statins years ago.
Uterine fibroids are common. Approximately 80 percent of black women and 70 percent of white women will develop fibroids in their lifetimes. Dr. Ebbie Stewart, a Mayo Clinic OB-GYN, says research has been scarce, and this may be one reason why myths about the condition exist. Listen as Dr. S…
Foodborne illnesses such as E. coli infections are a concern during summer barbeque and picnic months. Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a pediatric infectious diseases specialist at Mayo Clinic, says there are many strains the bacteria, with one in particular, that may cause serious problems for those…
Three dimensional printers are becoming an increasingly important tool for doctors and surgeons because of the ability they create to better plan for surgeries. Surgeons report feeling more confident in their methods when they are able to use a 3D model as part of their planning, and studies…