Updated: 03/07/2013 - Up to three million Americans have type 1 diabetes, a disease with no cure and an unknown cause. What doctors do know about the disease is that people who have it also have smaller pancreases. A new discovery could carry a lot of weight when it comes to eventually beating the disease.
Updated: 03/06/2013 - It only takes a single cancer cell to cause the disease, and millions of people around the world end up dying from the disease every year. While there are many ways to treat cancer once it develops in a patient, doctors are working on a new way to prevent it.
Updated: 03/05/2013 - Plastic surgery, whether it is the desire to look younger or to repair damage caused by an injury or illness, is one of the most popular among the medical practices.
Updated: 03/04/2013 - Around one billion people around the world have uncontrolled high blood pressure, and it’s a problem that medication cannot solve for many. Now for the first time, a procedure exists that is zapping away the common condition in those afflicted.
Updated: 03/01/2013 - Boarding your pets overnight or for a longer stay can help them avoid the stress of a long car ride or plane trip, and you the stress of worrying about them.
Updated: 02/28/2013 - Students at a small Southwest Michigan high school are learning about big business.
Updated: 02/27/2013 - Mary Lou Wood has watched or attended thousands of games, from the smallest high school gyms to great college arenas. Mary Lou's had a front row seat to some great moments in basketball history.
Updated: 02/25/2013 - The number of robocalls being dialed out to people’s home phones and cell phones is on the rise, and the F.T.C. says that those prerecorded telemarketing calls are illegal.
Updated: 02/25/2013 - Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is a disease that primarily targets boys, putting many in wheelchairs by the time they hit 12 years of age, and killing many in their twenties.
Updated: 02/22/2013 - Teething time is a fussy time for kids, but once they're in, those pearly whites should be an important part of a child's health care routine.
Updated: 02/21/2013 - It's the promise of a quick boost when you're feeling tired, and it all comes in one can. But, it's still unclear what the exact effects of popular energy drinks can be. A recent study found that emergency room visits after energy drinks have doubled since 2007.
Updated: 02/19/2013 - Many college students, or their parents, could tell you know just how expensive course texts books and materials can be. Now, a new program at the University of Notre Dame is attempting to bring the cost of education down by doing away with physical books altogether.
Updated: 02/18/2013 - ATMs have been become an important part of everyday life, and just about everyone has a bank account and uses their ATM card on a regular basis—a fact of life that robbers have grown aware of.
Updated: 02/18/2013 - It is believed that one in four adults suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder. Patients sometimes spend years trying to find the right drug cocktail to keep their symptoms at bay, all the while suffering serious side effects.
Updated: 02/15/2013 - Improving your home and the environment can now happen at the same time thanks to an increase in eco-friendly appliances in the market.
Updated: 02/13/2013 - Many of us enjoyed the quick warm up last spring, but you may remember the horror stories from fruit growers in 2012.
Updated: 02/12/2013 - For the past year and a half, the National Weather Service has been doing upgrades to their network of Doppler radars across the country.
Updated: 02/12/2013 - A former soldier made a big sacrifice for his country, now he is making an even bigger contribution to the medical community.
Updated: 02/11/2013 - Police officers are known to be a pretty tight-knit group. Thanks to the internet, those bonds are now closer, and stretch well beyond their primary jurisdiction.
Updated: 02/08/2013 - If you're looking to get a little exercise this weekend, listen to some great music, snag some great prizes and meet the Notre Dame Football Team, then University Park Mall is the place to be Saturday morning.
Updated: 02/07/2013 - Recently named the oldest John Deere Dealership in the world, the Gilsinger Family has had a front row seat to observe the evolution of farm technology. They are now mixing the new machines with electronic brains with the farming brawn.
Updated: 02/06/2013 - Oldest in the world, a title not easy to come by, but a Michiana family business has earned it. Nothing runs, like a Gilsinger John Deere.
Updated: 02/05/2013 - Water heaters are often household appliances that are forgotten about, that is, until they break and water that once ran hot starts running cold.