| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:08 PM
The Lakers beat the Utah Jazz 108-94 on Tuesday night at Staples Center in their seventh game of the preseason.
Jordan Farmar scored 20 points off the bench on five-of-seven shooting, and had a leaping block of Utah's 7-foot-1 Rudy Gobert. The 6-foot-...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Another on call weekend just completed, it seems that gastroenteritis, also known as the "tummy bug" or "stomach flu," is still hanging around.
I walked into a lot of exam rooms with tired parents and kids, all of whom had been...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Those of us lucky enough to have siblings know a rewarding, lifelong loving relationship is built upon a firm foundation of taunts, noogies and tattling.
Interestingly enough, the mean things your older brothers and sisters inflicted...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
And she makes five.
When Claire Renee, all wrinkled skin and wispy black hair, arrived on Election Day, the first child of my middle son, this precious (and, of course, precocious) addition confirmed a trend. Mine is now a family of granddaughters, a new...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:40 PM
The Pennsylvania Departments of Agriculture and Health are advising consumers to discard raw milk produced by The Family Cow in Chambersburg, Pa., because of potential bacterial contamination.
Agriculture and Health Department laboratory tests and recent...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:41 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Flare-ups of inflammatory bowel disease and "stomach bugs" may be more common during and immediately after heat waves, a new study suggests.
Swiss researchers looked at five years of records from one hospital and found more...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 8:27 PM
A diabetes educator leads a program offering suggestions on how to make nutrition and exercise changes to help achieve weight loss, lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol and prevent diabetes. The program will be held from 2 p....
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:53 PM
The longer moms exclusively breast-fed their babies, the better those children did at age 3 on a vocabulary test, and at age 7 on an intelligence test, a study says.
“Our results support a causal relationship of breast-feeding duration with...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:08 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - More viral infections are going around this week.
Once school starts back up, a lot of doctors offices get very busy treating kids for these infections.
They could be the common cold, the stomach flu or a respiratory illness....
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:07 PM
The infants who get the rotavirus vaccine aren’t the only ones who benefit. New research shows that older children and even adults were less likely to be hospitalized with the gastrointestinal virus after the vaccine was introduced in the U.S. in...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...