| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:30 AM
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Organized crime gangs equipped with automatic weapons and tractor trailers are branching out into raids on huge grain silos, in a sign of growing lawlessness in parts of Mexico's north.
Attacks on warehouses and cargo trucks have...
| Apr 7, 2011
Of the nation's 22 million people with asthma, six million are children, according to the National Institutes of Health. In Baltimore, as many as one in five children suffers from the condition and many go untreated. Dr. Keyvan Rafei, head of pediatric...
| Apr 8, 2011
GLENDALE — Apparently, the 29th victory of his pro career wasn't the only thing local light middleweight contender Vanes "Nightmare" Martirosyan picked up in Montreal.
Around the time Martirosyan was stopping Bladimir Hernandez via second-round...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 11:42 AM
If you compiled a roster of world-class athletes with asthma, the list would be long — and impressive. From marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe, to former NBA stars Dennis Rodman and Dominique Wilkins, to tennis star Mary Joe Fernandez...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 8:31 AM
One change people seem to report is feeling cold even when temperatures aren't plunging. While one may be tempted to relegate this condition to the aging process, that may not be the case for each individual. The human body's response to cold or heat...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 1:30 AM
FARGO, N.D. - When the server put the plate of food in front of me, I admired it. The plate featured colorful cantaloupe and strawberries. The main course included two English muffin halves topped with a slice of ham, a poached egg and hollandaise sauce....
| Nov 13, 2010
Everyday we try to protect ourselves and our loved ones against the elements to keep us healthy. We know that the weather can have an effect on our health, so we always dress appropriately to ward off colds, flu and other ailments. However,...
| Nov 14, 2010
| 4:48 AM
UPDATE: Don't throw away your Sunday paper. On p. 9 of the Tribune there's a coupon for $10 off a turkey with a separate $20 purchase. It's good for Jennie-O, Farm Fresh, Perdue or Butterball, fresh or frozen. They point out that a 16 lb. frozen Jennie-...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 8:26 AM
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Virginia wants you to know that a sore throat, back pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea do not always require a trip to the emergency room.
Instead, the health insurer says, they can be treated in an urgent care...
| Nov 22, 2010
It's frighteningly easy to drop a couple of hundred dollars on a holiday present. If you're considering spending big money on a health-related gift, you'll want to make sure that it will do something besides take up space in the gift bag.
| Nov 22, 2010
Katie Hazlewood is like most young mothers--always concerned about her baby--4 month old Charlotte.
"The first time she had a stuffy nose she was six weeks old," Katie said. "For me, I thought the world was coming to an end."
Before the cough and cold...
| Nov 28, 2010
Settled on the sofa watching the usual rubbish on TV, I notice that predictable, uncontrollable, nightly craving. At first, I sit there, fighting it. But the longer I fight, the worse it gets. After 20 minutes, I can't concentrate on anything, I feel...