| Jan 31, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Ten years after La Cañada Flintridge became its own city, Joan Feehan started her career at City Hall.
A mother of five, she had rallied for the incorporation years before and now was able to protect and build on the community she loved.
In 1986, she...
| Feb 6, 2013
During the first half of the 20th century, pediatricians generally believed that children's eye problems were largely self-corrective — that a child would grow out of his or her crossed eyes or poor vision. But they were wrong.
Unless a vision...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 5:12 PM
The Corona del Mar High girls' water polo team always has team shirts for the CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoffs.
Most of the time the shirts have funny or silly words on the back, nicknames to describe the players. But for sophomore Ashley Quinn,...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 9:22 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Tanning facilities often given inconsistent or incorrect information about the risks associated with indoor tanning and may let kids as young as 10 or 12 tan, according to a new study from Missouri.
Although the U.S. Food...
| Mar 10, 2013
Ace, a youthful Labrador, bounds across his lawn, fielding tennis balls and hurrying them back to his owner.
His tail wags. His coat is thick and shiny. He barks with enthusiasm. To the naked eye, Ace is a strapping example of dogdom. Who would guess...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 1:00 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with certain cancers enrolled in clinical trials survive longer, not necessarily from the treatment itself but potentially because those enrolled are better off to begin with, according to new research.
| Mar 4, 2013
The boomer generation is intent on "Aging in Place," or staying in their communities well into retirement age and beyond. The 31st Annual Community Forum on Aging, sponsored by the Peninsula Agency on Aging and Christopher Newport University, will speak...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 12:17 PM
March is observed across the nation as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Many survivors, patients, caregivers and others whose lives have been affected by colorectal cancer come together to generate awareness of the importance of getting screened and...
| Mar 11, 2013
Next time you reach for that pill to help lower your blood pressure or to keep your arteries unclogged, you might have a Lehigh Valley company to thank — not for the drug itself, but for getting it to you.
Over the past year, two drug packaging...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Tanning causes skin cancer. A tan body is sexy. Teenagers need to be protected from their own worst tanning instincts. Our nanny-state government doesn't need to be telling us who can tan and who can't.
Those are some of the arguments and issues...
| Aug 1, 2013
Adopting a good seasonal skincare routine is essential if you plan on soaking up any amount of UV rays. Just ask Jennifer Silbar. She spends most of her summer on the sand of Chicago’s beaches, but that doesn’t mean she’s basking in rays...