| Jan 6, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Can red wine or diet affect the PSA count?
ANSWER: Although it's difficult to know for certain whether red wine directly impacts the PSA ( prostate-specific antigen) count, evidence indicates that a person's overall diet and health...
| Jan 17, 2010
Everyone is talking about flu prevention. But what if you're among the ranks who have come down with the nasty bug?
Health experts are reminding patients — especially those at high risk for flu-related complications — to seek medical...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 4:41 PM
Members of the Harlem Globetrotters on Wednesday dribbled between legs, around backs, over shoulders and through the gates of Balboa Elementary School as part of a promotion for heart-healthy lifestyles.
“It is very important to let the kids...
| Feb 16, 2011
Romaine and spinach often sit side by side at the salad bar, but one stands taller.
"The darker the green, the more nutrient-dense it's going to be," said Heather Mangieri, a spokeswoman for the American Dietetic Association.
Spinach contains more...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 3:14 PM
What made the Crescenta Valley Chamber monthly mixer a little out of the ordinary this week was its host — the Armenian Relief Society, which is often thought of as more concerned with community outreach and humanitarian issues than business....
| Feb 12, 2011
| 4:09 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Ten-year-old Isabel Morris had a bagful of homemade Valentine's Day cards she made for her classmates out of index cards, highlighters and sparkly heart stickers, but she won't be in class Monday to deliver them.
| Feb 13, 2011
Work-related stress may be a risk factor for heart problems. So what do we do about it?
Harvard researchers have uncovered strong links between women's job stress and cardiovascular disease. Findings from the Women's Health Study (WHS) -- a landmark...
| Feb 16, 2011
Marla Kalish, 58, of Highland Park, started experiencing chest pressure five years ago during her morning tennis matches. When she slowed down, the pressure would always dissipate, so she chalked it up to acid reflux.
"I didn't really pause too much or...
| Feb 16, 2011
About 9:30 a.m. Oct. 28, Westchester resident Shirley Grant went into full cardiac arrest and was taken to the emergency room at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.
"I don't remember anything about that day," said Grant, 66, a registered nurse, mother of two...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 2:49 PM
What's wrong with being a Pollyanna? Absolutely nothing, according to the experts who say a positive mental attitude can benefit everyone as we age -- physically and emotionally.
Research from the Harvard School of Public Health (first...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 4:43 PM
Pet food sales in North America and revenue growth in the developing world were bright spots in 2010 for Nestle, S.A., with U.S. headquarters in Glendale, company officials reported Thursday.
Leaders of the Swiss company said that despite a rise in the...