| 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 ...
| 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 6, 2013
| 3:24 PM
| 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...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Holding his first news conference since severely breaking his right leg a month ago, three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart said Tuesday it was "definitely the worst injury I've ever had."
Stewart, 42, suffered the injury Aug. 5 in a crash during a...
| 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,...
| Jul 7, 2012
Scott Jurek is a nice guy who exhibits none of the sanctimonious proselytizing that vegans sometimes do.
He's also a guy who gave up a fast-food burger diet and runs what many consider to be obscenely long distances. How long? In 2010, he ran an...
| 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......
| Apr 6, 2012
| 9:38 PM
Eddie Vedder has postponed his U.S. tour until the fall to heal nerve damage to his right arm. Eddie Vedder sustained a back injury earlier this year that resulted in the nerve damage....