| Sep 15, 2014
| 9:06 PM
There are thousands of competent chiropractors in California helping people deal with back or neck pain.
And then there are some who run newspaper ads with bold claims about breakthrough treatments for diabetes and other chronic illnesses.
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Among the 10 steps outlined by Gov. Terry McAullife in his plan to increase access to health care for the most vulnerable of Virginia's citizens was Step 5. This step will provide comprehensive dental benefits to the approximately 45,000 pregnant...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:49 AM
As 7-year-old Zara Cheek packed her bags for her first sleep-away camp this summer, she found herself looking forward to more than just swimming, going on hikes and eating S'mores for two glorious weeks.
To her, the experience meant a chance to live...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Many executives would have given up after sinking a decade and $1 billion into an unsalable product.
Wall Street had hammered the company's stock after regulators issued yet another round of safety concerns. Analysts piled on, some declaring the product...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 4:28 PM
When Jim Ferber came to interview for the job of leading the YMCA across six Central Florida counties, recruiters pressed him for an opinion of the facilities.
He hesitated. "On the record?" he asked, trying to gauge whether they'd be offended by the...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Teresa Garcia, weak and in pain, had all but given up on doctors when she came to a small clinic next to a former wedding chapel on the Strip.
"I never thought I would get better," the 55-year-old housekeeper said, recalling years of perfunctory...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 2:20 PM
CHAMPAIGN — During Illinois' team photographs at Memorial Stadium, Simon Cvijanovic hoisted his younger brother Peter onto his shoulders for a jovial pose, one 6-foot 6, 300-pound lineman lifting another giant.
The last three years, Simon had been...
| Aug 27, 2014
The YMCA celebrated its 170th birthday on June 6 and as part of the celebration announced new programs and new support from Suntrust Bank, Autism Speaks, Whole Foods, the United Way and a $35,000 grant from the Lost Tree Village, a charitable foundation....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:36 PM
U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro on Wednesday introduced legislation to impose a federal tax on soda and other sugary drinks, a proposal designed to curb obesity, diabetes, and the resulting health care costs.
The bill proposes an excise tax based on sugar...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:30 AM
As they reached adulthood, female mice who were exposed in utero and just after birth to the pesticide DDT showed metabolic changes that put them at greater risk for obesity and type-2 diabetes, a new study says.
The metabolic abnormalities seen in...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
If you've ever woken up and had the urge to throw your meter out the window and toss your medications down the drain, what stopped you? The thought of your spouse or children? An inspirational phrase taped to the fridge?
Riding the glucose roller coaster...