| 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...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 2:50 PM
WASHINGTON The measles outbreak has triggered a debate over the value of vaccines.
A small but vocal group of activists argue that vaccines are harmful to children, despite the scientific community's overwhelming insistence and evidence that they're safe...
| 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...
| 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 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 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 21, 2014
| 7:41 AM
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been hospitalized with pneumonia and is expected to recover because the illness was caught early, a spokesman said on Saturday.
Ali, 72, was admitted to a hospital in an undisclosed location Saturday morning and is being...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
South Florida's hospitals are among the best in the nation, if there's anything to be gleaned from the annual medical center rankings that are all the rage in the patient watchdog landscape these days.
The Leapfrog Group, for example, awarded an "A"...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 8:11 AM
On Thursday, Riverside reported that five of its hospitals have been named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accrediting body for health care organizations across America.
Riverside Regional Medical Center...