| Nov 3, 2010
| 6:23 PM
Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News has been rated one of the top hospitals in the country for overall orthopedic services, including joint replacements and spine surgery.
In its 13th annual report, HealthGrades, an independent health-care ratings...
| Nov 25, 2010
| 9:23 AM
NEW YORK -- Billy Joel is recovering from double hip-replacement surgery.
Joel spokeswoman Claire Mercuri told People magazine Wednesday that the 61-year-old pop star had both hips replaced last week to correct a congenital condition.
She says Joel, the...
| Apr 27, 2011
Claire Broome was at home, going through her usual routine, when she lost her footing, fell and fractured her hip.
"I sat down to put my pants on, and when I stood up I went sailing," said Broome, 79, of Oak Park, who was wearing only knee-high socks...
| May 7, 2011
| 11:02 PM
The old saying goes that April showers bring May flowers.
The Newport Harbor High aquatics community would love to see it play out that way.
This month the Sailors expect to name their new boys' water polo and swimming coach, following the firing of...
| Jul 23, 2010
Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor was in critical condition Friday after undergoing hip replacement surgery earlier in the week, her husband said Friday.
Gabor's husband, Prince Frederic von Anhalt, said his wife had injuries to the right side of her body, including...
| Jan 7, 2011
| 7:36 AM
This past December marked my 43rd birthday.
Most of the time I don't feel 43. In fact, I've heard that 40 is the new 30.
I try to keep up with the times. I don't wear elastic-waisted "mom jeans" and I'm on Facebook along with my kids.
But, I've come to...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 1:02 PM
A hip replacement device leaching metal into the blood stream ... is it dangerous? We sort out the facts and take a look at the evolving technology used in joint replacement surgery.
Sheila Prahin, Hip Replacement Patient: "I struggled getting in and out...
| Feb 6, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Avera St. Luke's will offer a free hip and knee pain seminar from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the Education Center, 709 Sixth Ave. S.E.
Participants will learn about treatments, medications, nutrition and exercise that might offer pain relief.
| Sep 27, 2010
Hip and knee replacement surgery is supposed to alleviate pain and allow people to move better and lead a more active lifestyle. A new study published recently in the journal Orthopedics shows that could be the case, because weight loss may be one side...
| Sep 16, 2010
| 8:03 AM
Every Friday, Doc the dog visits patients at Scripps Memorial Hospital to help patients heal.
Doc is one of 14 canines roaming the halls of the hospital in the dog ambassador program. Among the patients who smile when he visits is Nora Cochrane, who...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 12:54 AM
While in San Diego for a little R&R, I’ve been thoroughly enjoying myself staying cool and renewing friendships.
My friends Jean and Marilyn and I had a long-awaited lunch date at the charming Rancho Bernardo Inn. Our friend Ellen who lives nearby...