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Ashley Hesson made about eight phone calls after she learned the Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School couldn't host practices. Each call resulted in roughly the same response.
The Union Knights will play their opening-round match against Davenport Assumption (32-5) on Wednesday after a three-year absence from the state tournament. A lot – or all – of the reasons can be attributed to the play the Knights have exhibited on the court. From Jasmyn Bush’s and Belle Web…
On the list of what frightens people the most, ranking right up there with spiders, snakes and heights are needles. In fact, the extreme fear of medical procedures involving needles is a valid phobia with an ominous name: trypanophobia. Charyn Caruso, a phlebotomist for Grove City Medical Center, has worked with her share of patients who have suffered from the condition throughout her 20-year career.
Each year, hundreds of thousands suffer from cardiac arrest in the U.S. Anytime, anywhere, an emergency can strike, leaving many with little chance for life-saving personnel to make a difference. These numbers would be decreased dramatically if more people were CPR certified. Currently at Seneca Valley School District, students and staff are training to be ready for any dire situation thrown their way.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Or is it? Full of festive decor and family traditions, the months of November and December can provide plenty to be jolly about. But they also come with their fair share of holiday health hazards.
If you have walked by your local Starbucks or any coffee shop during the scramble of commuters trying to get to work, the line around the block is a clear indication that Americans love their morning Joe.
If you’ve ever been a pet parent, you know animals love to explore and taste just about everything in their path. Unfortunately, there are things at home that our furry friends shouldn’t eat. In fact, according to the ASPCA in 2018, the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) received an average of 1,200 calls daily and assisted 266,554 animals.
Nearly four decades ago, Peter Peacock's anonymous sperm donation brought Gypsy Diamond to life. Now, an Australian law erasing sperm donors' anonymity has brought them together.