The most surprising thing about the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the obesity-control device called AspireAssist may be how little mainstream attention it attracted. Because, frankly, a weight-loss machine that lets you eat all you want and then drains the food out of your stomach is a pretty startling invention.
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Most Americans see Thanksgiving as a celebration of their national roots - and few are so tied to the holiday as Unitarian Universalists.
A virus hiding in the saliva of a mosquito can hijack your body’s first-responder cells and take a ride throughout your body.
Richard Irish, a Washington-area executive recruiter who wrote self-help guides on thriving in professional life, among them the popular 1973 volume “Go Hire Yourself an Employer,” died June 17 at his home in Marshall, Virginia. He was 83.
The hunt for an HIV treatment that roots the virus out of its hiding places and kills it just got more interesting.
BOTHELL, Wash. — When 4-year-old Landon Cornish flushed his mom’s diamond ring down the toilet last month, his parents didn’t figure to ever get it back.
After spending more than 100 years on this Earth, Ruthie Speers still feels young and full of life.
A total of 64 local students were the recent recipients of $1,000 scholarships from the non-profit Ruiz 4 Kids organization. The 2016 increase in scholarships distributed in 2016 is a 40 percent increase over 2015 - the largest amount ever awarded. The money was raised via the Louis F. Ruiz Golf Invitational. Since 1985, Ruiz 4 Kids has awarded more than $2 million in scholarships and is celebrating its 25-year anniversary of supporting the education needs of area youths.
WHITESBORO — Everyone should have goals and William Rex Walton got a bit closer to one of his last week when he celebrated his 100th birthday.
Home Hospice of Grayson, Cooke and Fannin Counties is a recent Hospice Honors recipient. The award, given by HEALTHCAREfirst, bases its criteria on National Hospice Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) survey results in which award recipients were identified by evaluating hospices’ performance on a set of 24 quality indicator measures. Hospice Honors recipients scored above the Deyta Analytics Performance Score on at least 20 of the 24 evaluated questions.