| Nov 21, 2013
Pneumonia, flu and shingles all affect seniors disproportionately to the rest of the population. These vaccine-preventable diseases account for more than 50,000 deaths annually in the U.S., according to the Alliance for Aging Research in its newly...
| May 24, 2013
| 3:31 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY -- "Welcome to my home," Olga Cordero said, and walked into her roofless living room.
It was Friday morning. When they last saw their home, there had been a pile of dead horses nearby at Orr's Family Farm, victims of Monday's monster...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Los Angeles County firefighters are responding to a two-alarm fire reported at Universal Studios Hollywood....
| Apr 25, 2013
| 4:29 PM
At least one member of Allentown City Council will not be present for the much-anticipated vote on the city’s water and sewer lease tonight. Councilman Cynthia Mota has been hospitalized in Venezuela for nearly a month and is still not well enough...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:30 PM
As the debate over Allentown’s proposed water and sewer lease heats up, one city council member was conspicuously absent from the board’s meeting Wednesday night. Cynthia Mota, a Democrat who has served on council since she was appointed in...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 5:53 PM
Tornadoes reportedly touched down Monday afternoon in three Northern California counties, knocking down some trees and power lines as a powerful storm belted the region....
| Nov 1, 2012
When it comes to the relationship between Southern Californians and massive storms like Sandy, the conventional wisdom is that such weather (“such” meaning the kind not commonly found in Southern California) can give rise to just a tiny bit of...
| Oct 21, 2012
CUATRO MILPAS, MEXICO— In this hardscrabble farming village, an American teenager like Luis Martinez was bound to stand out.
Raised on Little Caesars pizzas and Big Gulps, Luis, 13, was portly. The village kids, subsisting on bowls of chicken...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 1:20 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who come down with shingles seem to have no higher-than-normal risk of developing cancer later on, a study published Monday confirms.
Researchers found that for nearly 36,000 Taiwanese adults with shingles, the...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 6:33 AM
With the scorching heat, derecho storms and power outages, keeping your home cool this summer is looking like a brutal challenge.
Hundreds of thousands of homes in the Baltimore-Washington region lost power from the ferocious storm in late June. That was...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Flu season in the United States can begin as early as October and can continue through mid-May, with the highest concentration of cases occurring between December and April. Flu symptoms include headache, body aches, fever, fatigue, sore throat and dry...