| Nov 26, 2013
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, but you'd never know it. Consumers aren't bombarded by products in blue, the color designated by some to raise the profile of the disease. Not a single building in the city's majestic skyline is illuminated in...
| Nov 22, 2013
For more than a decade, Barbara Blane Toney has been dealing with the classic symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome: bloating, gas and abdominal distress.
Her doctors prescribed medication and over-the-counter supplements, treatments that only seemed...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The Food and Drug Administration would play a broader role in regulating specialty pharmacies, such as the one responsible for last year's deadly outbreak of meningitis, under legislation approved by Congress on Monday and expected to be signed by...
| Nov 17, 2013
Since the publication of "The Da Vinci Code," book research for bestselling author Dan Brown has become an act of subterfuge and judicious disguise.
To write his new novel, "Inferno," which involves chase sequences and clue-deciphering set in Italy's...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:05 AM
HUGOTON, Kan. (AP) - Arnold Schwarzenegger would quiver with envy if he walked the rugged High Plains around Steve and Brenda Kinser's ranch.
Across these prairie pastures in southwest Kansas, the Kinsers' cattle graze - but not the typical ones most...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are closing in on a deal to grant the Food and Drug Administration more authority over the type of drugs that caused a deadly outbreak of meningitis last year, advocates close to the issue said Tuesday.
Though details of the...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Last week: Kudos to Diana Nyad! At 64, she became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a cage. Having attempted this feat five times over 35 years, she demonstrated the value of perseverance and true grit and emerged to say, “We...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Brian Cunningham says no one asked him where he got the 200 doses of illegal steroids found in his Southington High School locker back in April. Nor did anyone ask the 18-year-old who among his friends or teammates might also be doping.
Not the cops,...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 9:31 AM
As a high-school star, Alex Rodriguez led Miami Westminster Christian to a Florida High School Athletic Association state championship in 1993 and was Major League Baseball’s No. 1 draft pick.
Today, he is the face of MLB’s latest...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Clyde Ware was assistant chief of the Stoystown Volunteer Fire Co. on Sept. 11, 2001. He was the first firefighter on the scene when United Flight 93 crashed in Stonycreek Township.
“I was on the scene for an endless number of weeks,” he...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 11:58 AM
As sports officials fight to end the use of performance-enhancing drugs by big-name athletes, they face a new foe in South Florida: Parents seeking the dangerous chemicals to help their teens fulfill athletic dreams, a Sun Sentinel investigation has...