| Apr 14, 2011
| 4:34 PM
The American Lung Association will be hosting the Fight For Air Run/Walk 2011 on Saturday, April 23, at Lake Eola in downtown Orlando. The event is a 5K run/walk to help support those who suffer from lung cancer, asthma, emphysema, COPD or second hand...
| Dec 21, 2010
| 4:36 PM
Levon Helm, the legendary drummer for The Band, is doing well after a recent hospital stay, according to his people. Here's the official update below: “Legendary music icon and three-time Grammy winner, Levon Helm returned home Thursday night...
| Sep 30, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Tony Curtis was nominated for the Oscar just once -- for the 1958 drama "The Defiant Ones." But the twin peaks of his career are "Some Like It Hot" (which everyone has seen) and "Sweet Smell of Success" (which everyone should see). Turner Classic Movies...
| Oct 12, 2010
Leona Gage, who in 1957 was named Miss USA but had the title taken from her when pageant officials learned she was married and a mother of two, has died. She was 71.
Gage died of heart failure Oct. 5 at Sherman Oaks Hospital, said her son Rob Kaminer....
| Jun 8, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm an active 84-year-old man and was diagnosed with asthma and COPD a few years ago. My pulmonologist prescribed two medications - Advair and Spiriva - that seem to do the same thing. Why would I need both medications and are there...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 12:02 PM
Asthma is often overlooked in older patients, but why?
We asked two leading experts to weigh in. Dr. Charles E. Reed is a former head of the division of allergic diseases at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Dr. Monroe King is an associate professor of...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 8:38 AM
Patrick Murray, a combat veteran who served in Vietnam in 1969, was diagnosed with diabetes at age 32.
No one else in his family has had diabetes.
"For me to get diabetes at such a young age, the only way I could figure it was, it was Vietnam," the 60-...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 6:40 AM
An east side sewer separation project has residents saying the whole idea stinks.
The project is designed to improve water quality at Pogues Run by reducing the volume and frequency of raw sewage overflows and improve drainage.
"The project is...
| Feb 5, 2011
| 5:13 AM
Blondie is a yellow Labrador Retriever, approximately 8 years old.
She has been at the Roanoke Valley SPCA since August 2010.
Blondie has a Lab's passion for food and life, but has a lung condition similar to COPD that makes her exercise intolerant....
| Aug 25, 2010
| 6:16 PM
Goldie Robinson, 78, spent her life working hard, volunteering at church and raising a family.
Then, without warning, she vanished.
Alarmed that he couldn't reach her, Robinson's son drove to Volusia County from his home in Baltimore and found her...
| Aug 26, 2010
| 6:54 PM
SOUTH DAYTONA — The body found in a patch of woods at a mobile home park is an unidentified man and not missing park resident Goldie Robinson, police said Thursday.
The twist on the disappearance of Robinson, 78, left her son not knowing how to...