| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Sarah Batts minded her diet. She exercised regularly. She made sure her waistline never exceeded 35 inches.
She was, in her own estimation, a health nut, and she had reason to be. Both her father and an older sister, who at age 50 had stents placed in...
| Feb 20, 2013
Jamie Feld followed all the pre-pregnancy advice, had a checkup before conceiving and was told she was fit and healthy to carry her first baby.
Throughout her pregnancy, the Northbrook resident kept up with all prenatal appointments, and all seemed well...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:59 AM
Whether you go for a physical or already see a cardiologist, chances are your doctor may order a test to check how well your heart is working. Among the most common cardiac tests are electrocardiogram, echocardiogram and stress test. Each test helps to...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| May 1, 2013
| 5:26 PM
Q: I tried putting Vicks VapoRub on the soles of my feet to calm a cough last night. It did absolutely nothing for me. If anything, my cough got worse. My feet felt like they were on fire, and the feeling of the Vicks between my toes was not pleasant....
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Stan Van Gundy already is in a stressful, pressure-packed job as coach of the Magic. Then you add the fact he's dealing with a team that is maddeningly inconsistent while also dealing with Dwight Howard's drama. And THEN you mulitply all of that by Stan's...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Nearly every week, another study tells us that stress is bad for us. Not long ago, for instance, we learned from SUNY Buffalo that repeated stress destroys important brain receptors needed for memory, attention, and decision making. Around the same time,...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Imagine my surprise when I ran into Stan Van Gundy at the Toronto airport about 9:45 a.m. Tuesday morning, waiting at Gate 89 for a regional jet bound for Charlotte, where the Magic face the Bobcats tonight. I figured Stan stayed over after the game...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 9:19 AM
A 25-year-old construction worker is recovering after possibly being hit by lightning. He was unloading a truck in Derby when the lightning struck.
He says he didn't see the lightning or hear it, but felt funny and started having chest pain. He was...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 6:49 PM
MALIBU, Calif. (KTLA) -- Authorities have ended a search Friday evening for a kayaker missing off the coast of Malibu.
Emergency crews got a 911 call Thursday afternoon from kayaker Louis Robert Piatt. The search was relaunched Friday, but came to an end...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Amber Brown, 24, was complaining of chest pains the night police say she and her girlfriend drank alcohol and injected each other with heroin in their Northeast Baltimore apartment. Brown passed out and never woke up; her companion could face criminal...