| Jul 1, 2011
| 6:26 AM
El jefe del comando estratégico operacional de las fuerzas armadas afirmó el viernes que la estabilidad del país "está garantizada" a pesar de la enfermedad del presidente Hugo Chávez, quien la víspera reconoció que padece cáncer.
El general en jefe...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 3:20 PM
Laguna Beach accountant Jeffrey Ross was a fit 54 when a sudden pain in his abdomen caused him to pass out and sent him down a course of medical investigation that led to a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, a 12-hour surgery, and a grim prognosis that he...
| Jun 29, 2011
Boys tossed around a baseball in the front yard at Theofanis Yianas' house in Palatine. Three little girls ran a lemonade stand in his driveway and other children were drawing brightly colored pictures with chalk.
But this was no ordinary play date. This...
| Feb 21, 2011
Second of four parts
I didn't spot Clarence Hardin walking around downtown South Bend anymore, after he had apparently left his apartment there. But I had no idea where to look for him.
A couple of years passed. Every once in a while, the publisher...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 5:54 PM
CYPRESS, Calif. (KTLA) -- Funeral services were held Monday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Cypress for Democratic California Sen. Jenny Oropeza.
Oropeza, who was facing re-election next month, died in a Long Beach Hospital Wednesday from complications...
| Oct 22, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Funeral services will be held Monday for state Sen. Jenny Oropeza (D-Long Beach), who died Wednesday after a lengthy illness. The services, which are open to the public, will begin at 1 p.m. in the Church of Our Fathers at......
| Oct 22, 2010
Jenny Oropeza, a Democratic state senator whose battle with cancer five years ago drove her to sponsor laws protecting public health and the environment, died Wednesday evening at a hospital in her hometown of Long Beach. She was 53.
Oropeza had been...
| Oct 6, 2010
| 10:43 AM
Bellevue City Councilman John Chelminiak is talking for the first time about the bear attack he survived last month. He described the fight for his life in chilling detail Wednesday morning from Harborview Medical Center, where he's recovering....
| Sep 22, 2010
| 1:43 PM
A patient who underwent an innovative weight loss surgery at Verdugo Hills Hospital last month is recovering and back at work in clothes that fit more loosely than they used to.
Dr. Ara Keshishian, a Glendale-based bariatric surgeon, performed the...
| Aug 23, 2010
Colonoscopy is an important tool to detect colorectal cancer. In recent years, virtual colonoscopy, which involves a CT scan of the colon instead of the invasive, optical inspection of the colon, has been shown to be as effective as traditional...
| Aug 19, 2010
As part of the trend in developing surgeries without external wounds, surgeons this summer removed a woman's gallbladder through her mouth. The operation was performed as part of a clinical trial at the University of California, San Diego School of...