| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Joey Giordano is a third-grader at Hollywood Central Elementary School, but he's already been through a lot and is using his life experience in a positive way.
In January 2013, Giordano went to the doctor after complaining of double vision. Doctors at...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Large retail stores in California are not legally required to have automated external defibrillators for customers in case of medical emergencies, the California Supreme Court decided unanimously Monday.
In a ruling written by Chief Justice Tani Cantil-...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Large stores in California need not keep automated external defibrillators for customers who suffer heart attacks, the California Supreme Court decided.
In a unanimous ruling Monday, the state's highest court said California law requires only that...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The California Supreme Court has ruled that big-box stores in the state don’t have to keep automated external defibrillators.
Maura Dolan writes: “The ruling stemmed from a lawsuit filed by the family of Mary Ann Verdugo, 49, who suffered...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Tom Sankey has had an ace up his sleeve for over a year, and he's about to play it.
On Wednesday, the 40th season of Howard County Summer Theatre will commence, and the longtime director and his all-volunteer cast and crew will present the first of...
| Jul 1, 2014
The school vending machine is no longer an easy place to satisfy a snack craving.
Under new national nutritional guidelines that kick in Tuesday, schools that are part of the national school lunch program can no longer sell treats such as Oreos and...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Older people who have trouble getting around because of poor blood flow to their legs may be able to walk a little longer and farther after eating dark chocolate, according to a new small Italian study.
People with peripheral artery disease (PAD) who ate...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 2:36 PM
CLERMONT — "Sports candy" is yummy — and nutritious.
The uninitiated might ask "what the heck is that?" But ask the younger set and you'll get a quick answer.
"Fruits and vegetables," said a youngster who was among more than 450...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The Rocky Neck Heart Walk will take place on Sunday, Oct. 5 at 10 a.m. (registration at 9 a.m.) at Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme. The American Heart Association encourages companies, families and friends to create a team, register at http://www....
| Sep 3, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Attending the Boy Scout auction on Saturday night will be bittersweet. I can't count the number, but for years I have been the guest of Jack and Glady Kabateck. Jack passed away in August and a memorial service is planned for Sept. 13.
We would have so...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:42 PM
"Don't Toss Out Your Salt Shaker!" says Dr. Niels Graudal's Danish study, which adds that people with very low levels of salt in their diets suffer elevated mortality.
Of course, a few lines down, Graudal's American Journal of Hypertension article...