| Jan 6, 2013
| 5:20 PM
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — In a surreal video preview of the BCS national title game posted last week on UND.com, former Notre Dame All-America guard Mirko Jurkovic identified his alma mater's ability to handle the Alabama offensive line as the key....
| Dec 26, 2012
| 11:54 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Offering women information on colon cancer screening via the web does not get them to take up screening any more effectively than printed materials, according to a new study.
"It's disappointing that the web didn't have more...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:30 PM
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because about one in three people have it, but many don't even realize it. So, what if you're one of those Americans with dangerous, high blood pressure? It's essential to discuss a personalized plan of...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:19 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among people who have a genetic susceptibility to colon cancer, those whose diets are heavy in junk food have an even higher risk, according to a new study.
"These patients have this very high risk because of this (genetic)...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Gussy Moran, who gained both international fame and notoriety by wearing a short skirt and lace panties in the 1949 Wimbledon tennis tournament and who lived a life of celebrity for many years, died Wednesday night in her small Los Angeles apartment in...
| Jan 19, 2013
Everyone deserves life with dignity in their final years, whether you dug ditches or played tennis on the world's most famous stages.
Gertrude "Gussy" Moran did the latter. She also got that deserved dignity because of the extraordinary kindness of a...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:58 AM
As people look to live more healthful lifestyles, many are contemplating meat-free diets. But becoming vegan or vegetarian can seem daunting as people try to figure out what to eat to get all the proper nutrients. Ingrid Beardsley, registered dietitian at...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 8:37 AM
Wendy Chioji returns to host a second "Surviving & Thriving" special at 8 p.m. Friday on WKMG-Channel 6.
The inspirational programs salute people who have overcome health crises. The latest special features attorney Nancy Freeman, who discusses her...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 6:43 PM
SIPESVILLE — As the saying goes, if you live each day as if it is your last, one day, you most certainly will be right.
Jim Shroyer isn't a man who wastes time. He knows all too well how quickly it could run out.
With his "rock," wife Sally,...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Nearly two decades have passed since Eugenio Deleone Vega was murdered in his New Haven bodega, yet restless questions about that seemingly commonplace crime continue to haunt Connecticut's criminal justice system.
Was there police misconduct? If the...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Frank Bond Sr., a retired Maryland Transit Administration bus driver and neighborhood activist who believed in the value of education, died Monday of colon cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
"Frank was a wonderful man who treasured education...