Health
(Bill Kalina — bkalina@yorkdispatch.com)
Marrow transplant connects York dad, donor's mom at Boston Marathon

04/20/2015 09:04 AM EDT
Even though Tom Duffy completed his first marathon last year, he still doesn't consider himself a "runner. 
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Rankings highlight our unhealthy habits, but Healthy York County aims high
04/15/2015 09:00 AM EDT - An annual report suggests that York County's habits are weighing down its health, and a local group is aiming for improvement. Full Story

Dangers to children, teens a concern for York's smoking cessation experts
04/13/2015 08:42 AM EDT - Regardless of the health effects, Pennsylvania's health officials want to see age restrictions on vaping products. Full Story

Research on vaping starts to clear smoke on possible health effects
04/13/2015 10:47 AM EDT - Chelsey Bowles said she doesn't stink anymore. "Not smelling like an ashtray is nice, definitely," the Hanover resident said. Full Story

At new Hanover location, LifeChanges offers help for cancer's physical effects
04/02/2015 01:17 AM EDT - Diana Klunk remembers lying on the operating table before her surgeon removed a lime-sized tumor from her breast. Full Story

'It means a different life for him': York mom's plea for medical marijuana
03/23/2015 09:08 AM EDT - When Kaitlyn McCormack heard that medical marijuana could ease her son's seizures, she was a little skeptical. Full Story

Nominate York's best school nurse for Highmark's Excellence in School Nursing Award
03/23/2015 09:50 AM EDT - Know a talented school nurse worthy of recognition? The Highmark Foundation is seeking nominations for its first Excellence in School Nursing Award. Full Story

Despite research on medical marijuana, Pennsylvania physicians still wary
03/23/2015 09:04 AM EDT - As two medical marijuana bills sit in the state Legislature, Pennsylvania's medical community is reeling over what's next. Full Story

Heroin users seeking help face funding issues
03/20/2015 09:40 AM EDT - A lot can stand in the way of a heroin user who wants to get clean. People often have to make several phone calls and "jump through hurdles" as they navigate the path to funding their treatment, said Adriane Shultz, director of inpatient treatment for Colonial House Inc. Full Story

Grandmother picks up the pieces after family decimated by heroin
03/20/2015 12:23 PM EDT - Andrea and Michael Frick broke free of their heroin addiction on Independence Day — free of the gnawing need, the dope sickness, the shame, the guilt. Full Story

Missing wedding ring plucked from dog doo, returned to owner

SITKA, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska woman suspected her family's dog snatched her wedding ring, but she couldn't find proof — until the diamond-encrusted platinum band turned up months later at a local ball field. Full Story
(Matthew Mead — The Associated Press)
Kickstarter launched for legendary Italian sauce

We've lost the woman who taught America to love Italian food, but her tomato sauce may soon live on at a grocer near you. Full Story
(Mark Schiefelbein/AP)
Chinese and foreign film producers sign deals worth $2.3B

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese and foreign film producers, companies and investment firms signed movie cooperation deals worth 13. Full Story