| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Citing "a severe case of pneumonia," Grammy-winning pianist and singer Diana Krall has cancelled all of her upcoming fall tour dates, including a Dec. 3 show at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, according to a Live Nation press release. Krall...
| May 9, 2015
| 6:35 AM
WASHINGTON Until recently, the U.S. government and insurance companies paid doctors for volume of services provided, rewarding them for needless treatments. Economists and policymakers have long called for flipping those incentives so physicians are...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 12:30 PM
A dog flu epidemic has sickened over 1,000 dogs and has been responsible for the death of at least five dogs in the Chicago area since mid-March, according to Dr. Donna Alexander, administrator for the Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control....
| Mar 29, 2015
| 4:14 PM
Dominic J. Pistorio, a Baltimore homebuilder and World War II veteran who lived to 104 and wore suits almost every day until the last week of his life, died of pneumonia at Howard County General Hospital on March 25.
He was born on Christmas in 1910...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 7:47 PM
Jeremy Huber, a defenseman for the Johns Hopkins men’s lacrosse team who was found dead in his dorm on Jan. 26, died of pneumonia complicating influenza A, according to the chief medical examiner’s office.
Jeremy Huber, a 6-foot-1, 205-pound...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 1:56 PM
When an ambulance brought Jessica Hoffman — 34 weeks pregnant and complaining of severe abdominal pain — to Lehigh Valley Hospital, her situation was dire.
Rushed into an operating room for an emergency Caesarean section, she delivered a 4-...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 12:38 PM
Measles is back. Again.
An outbreak is percolating that was first documented in California and has spread to four other Western states and Mexico. An unknown person incubating a measles infection exposed an undetermined number of individuals at...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Three months after the first shots of World War I rang out in August 1914, the withering brutality of the fighting in Europe reached across the Atlantic and began reshaping Hampton Roads with an unforeseen power.
Though the United States would not enter...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:11 PM
Saving a handful of the rarest sea turtles on the planet has proven an unprecedented challenge for the staff at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center for the past eight weeks.
Before this, most cold-stunned sea turtles that arrived at Gumbo Limbo just needed...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 2:30 AM
Pneumonia is sneaky. Although people with pneumonia occasionally have the classic signs--fever, flushed cheeks, rattling lungs, and discolored (green-brown) mucus--pneumonia is more likely to produce symptoms common to scores of other maladies. Because it...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 10:43 AM
Your doctor says “walking pneumonia” is the diagnosis for the achy, exhausted, yucky feeling you’ve experienced for a few days. But don’t take the finding lightly and head out the door for your after-work walk.
You may feel...