| Jan 19, 2015
| 3:48 PM
Carolina Begglo looked like a sleeping princess as she lay on her back, her long, dark hair billowing around her while 10 inches of water cradled her body and 1,000 pounds of Epsom salts kept her from sinking.
Begglo, 31, is a new convert to an old form...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 11:09 AM
The Bureau of Economic Analysis in the U.S. Department of Commerce has revamped the way it measures medical costs to look at "how much the U.S. spends to treat different medical conditions."
Topping out the list, way ahead of the others, are diseases of...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 4:24 PM
SkyMall always made me anxious.
I read it, of course, flight after flight, year after year, cover to cover. Everybody read SkyMall.
By everybody, I mean anybody who was ever squashed into an airplane seat without some distraction from the...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 3:57 PM
— Connecticut's Medical Marijuana Program could be broadened to allow patients who suffer sickle cell disease, chronic pain after back surgery and severe psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.
Tourette's disorder, however, will not be added to the...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 1:14 PM
Born Dola Mae Holestine on a large, prosperous family ranch in Marshfield, Missouri, Dola was surrounded by an extended family and her three siblings, Betty, Jackie and Joe. Born September 5, 1924, she attended a one-room school house in the village,...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 3:00 AM
For nearly 40 years, Sam Fuller has made his home in the Villa Carlotta, a 1920s Hollywood apartment building whose Juliet balconies and wrought-iron grilles conjure the romance of old Italy and Spain.
Louella Parsons got married in the lobby. Adolphe...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 2:25 PM
Connecticut will move forward with a change in regulation to expand the Medical Marijuana Program by adding three medical conditions to the original 11 that allow a person to buy and use marijuana in the state.
Consumer Protection Commissioner Jonathan A...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 11:43 AM
The Honda Classic, which is Feb. 26-March 1 on the Champion Course at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, announced Tuesday that Phil Mickelson will play in the PGA Tour event for the second consecutive year.
Mickelson, 44, who missed the...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 2:09 PM
Biologic drugmaker Amgen says its biosimilar version of rheumatoid arthritis drug Humira worked similarly in a key head-to-head test.
Amgen Inc. says its ABP 501 produced similar results in the percentage of patients in the 26-week, late-stage study who...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 4:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: How effective is surgery to treat scoliosis in adults? What does the surgery involve?
ANSWER: Fortunately for most adults who have scoliosis, the condition can be successfully managed without surgery. For some who suffer from an...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 11:39 AM
While I was shopping for more affordable health care insurance, I found out the pain I had in my hip was arthritis. It was then that I was denied health care coverage because of a pre-existing condition. So I called my congressman to grouse and he got...