| Feb 1, 2013
| 12:25 PM
An hour for a crash course on hospital economics. Another hour learning what South Florida’s ports and the tourism industry need to thrive. The time to listen to a high school freshman describe how he was harassed because of his sexual orientation....
| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Famed heart surgeon Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. has long rallied against the overuse of stents, cholesterol drugs and other conventional heart disease treatments. His solution? A diet rich in green, leafy vegetables. Doctors generally agree that a healthy diet...
| Jan 30, 2013
The Browns were born in 1946, the year after the end of World War II. Veterans were returning home, and what did the Browns do but play for a championship 10 years in a row — four in the All-American Conference and six in the NFL.
| Jan 28, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Lionel William Arthur Mackela, of East Jordan, Mich., passed away on Jan. 24, 2013, at the age of 87 in Petoskey, Mich.
Born on Nov. 28, 1925, in Pelkie, Mich., to Selma and Jacob Makela, Lionel was the brother of Raymond, Howard and George (Lorraine)....
| Dec 28, 2012
| 8:30 AM
You've had a bad day at work. Or maybe someone cut you off in traffic. Or perhaps you found a handful of bills in the mailbox. Whatever the case, you walk through the front door and head straight for the freezer and devour a carton of frozen goodies to...
| Dec 26, 2012
Type 2 diabetics who are diagnosed with cancer often wind up ignoring their diabetes in favor of treating the cancer, which can increase the risk of premature death, a study partly led by a Northwestern University professor found.
But if patients are...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 6:11 PM
From the back of the ambulance, Dean Brown sounded normal. The trouble he had breathing that morning was due to either a nasty cold or a respiratory infection, so he would go to the hospital, maybe get some antibiotics and get out of there. He couldn't...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 4:08 PM
If sugary sodas are as bad for you as nutritionists and, increasingly, local officials nationwide insist, it stands to reason a drink containing a sugar substitute might be better for you, right? Not so fast! Studies of diet soda's health impact are...
| Nov 11, 2012
Fourteen of Doanh Nguyen's patients have died of prescription drug overdoses since 2005, coroner's records show.
But he's not to blame for any of them, he said.
His practice in Orange County's Little Saigon caters to pain sufferers of all kinds....
| Nov 9, 2012
| 9:49 PM
Aberdeen: Patrick Henry Pearce “Harry” Lynch, 60, of Aberdeen passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in the loving care of his family, North Plains Hospice staff and friends. Patrick’s wishes were to be...
| Sep 1, 2012
Pillows. They're not just for nestling your noggin anymore. They're also for keeping your stiff neck from aching, your sinuses from congesting, your acids from refluxing, your snores from snorting, your tinnitus from tintinnabulating and — yes!...