| Feb 4, 2010
| 8:47 AM
CHESAPEAKE Feb. 27. Constance Stepney (55) and grandson Terrell Stepney (19).
Police went to address on Ida Street and found Terrell suffering from drug overdose. Found Constance inside, dead at the scene. Terrell pronounced dead 2/28 at hospital. Police...
| Apr 1, 2010
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Brie-Anne Paterson has suffered from chronic pelvic pain for more than half her life. She was the girl in gym class curled up on the locker room floor, crying and clutching her abdomen.
"I would just die the week of my period,"...
| Jun 15, 2010
Being pregnant stretches your abdominal muscles and skin and can leave an unsightly pouch and stretch marks—especially if you've had multiple pregnancies. If your skin's elasticity doesn't snap back after diet and exercise, you may want to...
| Jun 7, 2010
| 4:44 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — More medical care won't necessarily make you healthier — it may make you sicker. It's an idea that technology-loving Americans find hard to believe.
Anywhere from one-fifth to nearly one-third of the tests and treatments...
| Jun 14, 2010
| 6:00 AM
We fret about airport scanners, power lines, cell phones and even microwaves. It's true that we get too much radiation. But it's not from those sources — it's from too many medical tests.
Americans get the most medical radiation in the world,...
| Jun 18, 2010
There's a new body contouring procedure for weight loss patients who want to get rid of excess skin. The "corset" technique is now helping them take shape.
Stephanie Stanley, 32, had gastric bypass and dropped 120 pounds. She didn't get the results she...
| Jun 30, 2010
| 5:20 PM
An update in the story of former Vice President Al Gore and the Portland massage therapist: Portland police have reopened their investigation in to the allegations of "unwanted sexual contact" against Gore.
A Portland massage therapist...
| 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...
| Aug 18, 2010
There is a common myth that if you stop exercising, your muscle will turn to fat—but this is simply not true. That should be good news for those of you who might have fallen off the exercise wagon. Even better news for those who train with weights...
| 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...
| 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...