| Nov 12, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Learn how to manage your risk. To see what your risk factors are for developing Type 2 diabetes, go to www.diabetes.org, or call 1-800-DIABETES to take the Diabates Risk Test.
The questions involve age, weight, gender, family history, blood pressure,...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Temple coach Matt Rhule sat in his office with Zack Bambary last August and told the Easton High graduate to call his father. Bambary, who had made Temple's football team as a walk-on in 2012, grew nervous.
So did his father, Jack, who wasn't used to...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Bad timing turned Karen Slone's medical problem into a crisis.
Slone, 53, a former administrative assistant with diabetes, followed doctors' advice for years, getting regular checkups. Then, last year, she lost her job and her insurance, and stopped...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:59 PM
These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in and around the South suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: .
Veterans Day pancake breakfast
| Nov 18, 2014
Al-Anon: 12-step group open to families and friends coping with problem drinkers. Daytime and evening meetings at various locations. Free. 407-896-4929 or 407-265-7334.
Alzheimer's & Dementia: Support groups for caregivers. 10 a.m....
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:24 AM
Nova Southeastern University has doubled its number of osteopathic medical graduates training in South Florida in the last 10 years, helping to ease a shortage of physicians at a time when demand for medical care is increasing.
The university's Davie-...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Low fat? Low carb? Vegan? Crash diets? Diet soda? Exercise? What’s the most effective way to lose weight? Here’s a look at what 2014’s weight loss studies showed us, including one cautionary tale for all dieters.
The diet battle of the...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 9:56 AM
Is sugar making us sick?
A team of scientists at the University of California in San Francisco believes so, and they're doing something about it. They launched an initiative to bring information on food and drink and added sugar to the public by...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 7:28 PM
Three years ago, Richmond City Councilman Jeff Ritterman became aware that about a third of his city's fifth- and seventh- graders were obese, and that the numbers were getting worse.
A retired cardiologist who got into politics to improve public...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Dr. Camillo Ricordi considers himself a diabetes freedom fighter.
Ricordi, the director of the Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, is considered one of the world's leading scientists in diabetes cure-...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Steering along washed-out roads in California's southern Sierra, Earl Ferguson gets excited when he sees white plastic stakes sticking up from the ground along the way.
They're markers of a new high-speed Internet line running from Barstow to Reno,...