| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:23 PM
U.S. Open tennis umpire Lois Goodman told police in April that she came home and found her 80-year-old husband dead in bed. When a coroner's investigator at the funeral home noticed a deep wound in Alan Goodman's head, authorities began......
| Aug 30, 2012
| 9:33 AM
An attorney for tennis umpire Lois Goodman, who is charged with stabbing her 80-year-old husband to death with a broken coffee mug, says that police have falsely suggested in search warrants that her client was having a relationship with another man....
| Oct 29, 2012
| 5:34 PM
Theresa Day, 50, had been waiting two hours for her appointment at the To Help Everyone Clinic, a community fixture at 38th Street and Western Avenue for more than 30 years....
| Mar 28, 2012
| 8:31 PM
Adrienne Rich, a pioneering feminist poet and essayist who challenged what she considered to be the myths of the American dream and subsequently received high literary honors, died Tuesday at her home in Santa Cruz. She was 82.
The cause was...
| Oct 28, 2012
Nurse practitioner Matt Tomlin steps into a small patient exam room, logs on to a computer and pulls up a formidable list of ailments for the 57-year-old woman sitting in front of him.
Hypertension. Diabetes. Congestive heart failure. Obesity. Anxiety...
| Jun 23, 2012
When I can't sleep, I blame red wine, lack of exercise, caffeine after noon or being stressed out. My mind never goes to my mattress. Still, it is an alluring fantasy to believe that with the right mattress it wouldn't matter how much wine I drank, how...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:46 PM
MODESTO —Topamax. Depakote. Phenobarbital. The list goes on. Before Jayden David turned 5, he had tried a dozen powerful medications to tame a rare form of epilepsy. The side effects were devastating.
There were grand mal seizures that lasted...
| Apr 24, 2012
George B. Rathmann, a far-sighted entrepreneur whose small team of talented scientists created two blockbuster drugs that helped turn his upstart Thousand Oaks firm, Amgen Inc., into the world's most successful biotech company, died Sundayat his Palo Alto...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:40 AM
For the ancient civilizations of the Mediterranean, sorrel soup was a harbinger of spring. The wild perennial, a plant tough enough to endure snow, has fed humans in Europe and Asia for thousands of years.
Today, domesticated varieties are essential for...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:23 AM
Seeing the movements of a healthy hand mirroring one's own movements plays a welcome trick on the brains of arthritis sufferers, a new study shows: It reduces the perception of pain. The observation, reported this week at the Society for Neuroscience's...
| Jan 6, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Arthritis patients being treated with the drug rituximab should be given flu vaccinations immediately before treatment begins or several months later, but not in the first two months after treatment, Dutch researchers have found. The vaccine is not...