| Apr 10, 2012
| 3:09 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rick Santorum's campaign says the presidential
candidate's 3-year-old daughter, Bella, has been released from a
Virginia hospital and is settling in at home with her parents.
Bella, who suffers from a rare genetic condition called...
| Apr 12, 2012
Dr. Lester Breslow, the UCLA researcher who became known as "Mr. Public Health" because of his research emphasizing the beneficial effects of avoiding certain behaviors, such as smoking, overeating and failing to exercise regularly, has died. He was 97....
| Feb 9, 2012
| 8:49 AM
A bruise, quite simply, is the booby prize that comes with life's lumps and bumps.
It's what you see when blood leaks out of blood vessels into tissues of skin, mucous membranes or other organs, including muscle and bone. Most of the time, it's nothing...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 9:12 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — In November, Jack McKenna became swept up with the idea to make and sell the perfect sweet.
Ever since then, the 10-year-old from Newport Beach has hit the ground running, forming his own company, Jack's Rockin' Chocolate Factory,...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:11 PM
One Stockton baby has a huge following because of a serious health problem. Turns out social media saved his life.
A simple video captured 7-month-old Holden Shoemake's first milestones. That video saved Holden’s life.
"Hopefully his life has...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 11:33 AM
"Believing the Lie" by Elizabeth George, Dutton, 608 pages, $28.95.
Nicholas Fairclough has gone through many drug rehabilitation programs. He has recently married and his family is hoping he is finally on the road to recovery. He and his wife, who is...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Mike and Laura Canahuati's blog about their nearly 6-month-old daughter, who is expected to die by age 2 because of a genetic disorder, began as an efficient way to keep family and close friends in touch about baby Avery's health.
But when Mike Canahuati...
| May 1, 2012
| 3:13 PM
BELLAIRE, Texas -- The 6-month-old girl whose parents created a "bucket list" blog for their daughter after doctors said she would not live past age 2 died Monday, her father said.
Avery Lynn Canahuati, who was born in November with spinal muscular...
| May 2, 2012
When a couple is struggling to conceive, it's the woman who is usually the first — and often the only one — to be poked, prodded and analyzed, experts say. The burden of figuring out infertility is too often placed on the woman alone....
| May 14, 2012
| 8:19 AM
Today, May 16, 2012, is the first National Hereditary AngioEdema (HAE) Day designed to bring attention to a disease that affects more than 1 in 10,000 people and that usually strikes in childhood or adolescence.
HAE is a genetic disorder that's...
| May 7, 2012
A month from now, the new Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago will open it's doors. But a chosen few have already seen it, including Keenan Cahill, the west suburban teenager with a worldwide following for his lip-syncing videos. Keenan...
| May 8, 2012
| 1:38 AM
(KTLA) -- Humans are able to purchase life insurance for themselves and their family members but what about buying a policy for their fine, four-legged friends?
These days, animal health care professionals offer more medical treatments and surgeries...