| Aug 8, 2012
| 8:29 PM
The family members of a handicapped man are asking for the public's help in identifying an assailant they believe pushed him from his wheelchair and caused his hip to break.
Alan Halderman, 56, of Newport Beach was coming home from the pharmacy in his...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Q: I have just read that powerful acid-suppressing drugs are linked to hip fractures. My doctor wants me to stay on Prevacid even though I have expressed my concerns to him. When I told him what I had read about the dangers of proton pump inhibitors...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 4:34 PM
On our mission to promote youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, the Elmhurst YMCA is proud to announce three new programs which will benefit …...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 1:34 PM
Q. What can I do to improve my balance (or lack of balance) as I age?
Balance is a very big issue for all of us. Falls can lead to broken hips or other broken bones, resulting in (at best) many long months of physical therapy required to regain our...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 1:13 PM
A four-year-old girl -- accused of mowing down an 87-year-old woman with her bike on a Manhattan sidewalk -- is being sued for negligence.
The incident occurred in April 2009, when Claire Menagh was struck by two four-year-old's -- identified as Juliet...
| 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...
| 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 9, 2011
| 6:29 AM
Jason Pedigo, 28, can hardly move. Following a hit and run accident late Saturday night, Jason spoke to Fox 59 News while lying flat in his hospital bed at Methodist, with a neck brace, an IV in his hand, a broken hip, and an injured lung. His brother,...
| 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...
| Aug 16, 2010
| 4:58 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Zsa Zsa Gabor has asked her husband to call a priest to her hospital bedside for her last rites, according to her publicist.
According to Gabor's husband, Prince Frederic Von Anhalt, Gabor is "not speaking much" following her visit with...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 4:57 PM
As Orthodox Christians, Bahara Echmail’s family fled religious persecution in Iraq, arriving to Chicago about five years ago with dreams of a better life.
On Saturday, the family was instead grieving inside their West Rogers Park home after 17-...