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  • Kate22 Queen-to-be Kate Middleton is global media magnet

    When Prince William popped the question, he made fiancee Kate Middleton one of the most-photographed, most-pursued women in the world. Since the announcement of the couple's engagement, Middleton — dubbed "the Cinderella of Bucklebury" by Italy's La Stampa newspaper — has adorned front pages and websites around the world, photographed showing off her ring and checking out a possible wedding venue, Westminster Abbey.

    November 22, 2010 1 Photo

  • CSSF82.jpg Parkinson's patients cha-cha

    Donald Hans and Karen Gronsky hold hands as they do the cha-cha Monday night at the Karen Gronsky Dance Studio. Those who watch Hans' dance moves — the long strides, the swift movements — might not guess that he was diagnosed with vascular Parkinson's disease less than three years ago, or that he recently had a hip replaced.

    November 16, 2010 3 Photos

  • Weight control, exercise better than special foods

    Is sugar-free candy a worthwhile investment for diabetics? Hope Sheetz, executive chef at Geisinger Medical Center, doesn't seem to think so.

    November 16, 2010

  • Construction begins on Williamsport Medical Center expansion

    Where once stood a worn parking lot used by emergency vehicles, has now been transformed into a bustling construction site and the shell of a advanced medical complex that is part of a quarter of a billion dollar renovation and expansion at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

    November 16, 2010

  • As boomers age, one in five drivers will be 'oldsters'

    WASHINGTON — Remember "The Little Old Lady from Pasadena"? Baby boomers who first danced to that 1964 pop hit about a granny burning up the road in her hot rod will begin turning 65 in January. Experts say keeping those drivers safe and mobile is a challenge with profound implications.

    November 9, 2010

  • Sex, drugs more common in hyper-texting teens

    ATLANTA — Teens who text 120 times a day or more — and there seems to be a lot of them — are more likely to have had sex or used alcohol and drugs than kids who don't send as many messages, according to provocative new research.

    November 9, 2010

  • CSS6BC.jpg Stopping a killer

    LEWISBURG -- "Heart disease is just a man's disease." That's the most common misconception about heart health, and perhaps the most dangerous, said Cheryl Walters, a registered nurse in the Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit at Evangelical Community Hospital.

    November 9, 2010 1 Photo

  • For some vets, battles don't end

    Some veterans will spend Thursday marching in Veterans Day parades and taking part in flag ceremonies while others might say a prayer and give thanks for those who made it home safely.

    November 9, 2010

  • Weight loss can curb diabetes

    Type 2 diabetes, also known as adult-onset diabetes, accounts for 90 to 95 percent of all diagnosed cases of diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and most of those individuals are overweight.

    November 9, 2010

  • Know your risks

    An important component to keeping your heart healthy is to know your risks and to be able to recognize the signs that you are at risk for heart related illnesses.

    November 9, 2010

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