| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Doctors have increasingly ignored clinical guidelines for the treatment of routine back pain by prescribing powerful and addictive narcotics instead of other recommended painkillers and by recommending unwarranted diagnostic imagery, according to a new...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:24 PM
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:49 PM
GULLANE, Scotland — Could this British Open be the first golf major ever won by an old man who smokes a cigar and has yet to totally recover from a broken leg he got in a skiing accident?
Or by someone who wears his hair in a ponytail, knows and...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:24 AM
After spending much of July in critical condition with congestive heart failure and a stroke, country singer Randy Travis has finally left the hospital.
The 54-year-old country star was admitted to the hospital in Plano, Texas, after suffering from ...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Kobe Bryant still has a long rehab ahead after tearing his Achilles' tendon, but he's rapidly improving over the off-season.
"It's feeling really strong," said Bryant on Friday in a video interview with Mike Trudell of Lakers.com. "I can walk without...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 7:43 AM
Adolf Baguma, a Ugandan orphan unable to walk on his severely burned legs, got an incredible gift this year: Well-wishers from the United States brought him to the Grossman Burn Center in Los Angeles. After two surgeries, Baguma's legs are......
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:12 PM
The country was in the grip of a polio epidemic in the 1950s when orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jacquelin Perry began performing spinal surgeries in Downey that helped paralyzed survivors of the disease regain mobility.
When some of the same patients...
| May 5, 2013
| 4:22 PM
For more than two decades, Wanda Remo has battled one illness after another. Asthma, chronic lung disease, heart disease, high blood pressure, arthritis, depression, chronic pain, strokes. Specialists treat her lungs, her heart and her joints.
| Apr 12, 2013
| 5:06 PM
An Orange County pain specialist already in the spotlight over deaths from prescription medications has racked up another patient overdose death.
The coroner has ruled that Wayne Oviatt died in January of a mix of prescription drugs, including morphine,...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Tucson shootings anniversary: Tucson is commemorating the Jan. 8, 2011, shootings that killed six people and wounded 13, including U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, with a number of events....
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto said Tuesday that he's planning to inspect a Friday workout in Arizona by first baseman Kendrys Morales, recovering from surgery to his left ankle, which was broken in May 2010. "He's working out now --......