| Mar 12, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Thomas Corbett may never know what if anything from his five years as a heavy-equipment mechanic in the Marine Corps brought on the disease that likely will steal from him the use of nearly every one of his muscles and, sometime in the next several years,...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 1:20 PM
WASHINGTON Mark DuVal's law firm has been busy teaching medical device and drug makers how to obey the Physician Payments Sunshine Act.
It is no easy task, says DuVal, a Minneapolis attorney who used to work for Medtronic Inc. and 3M Co.
| Feb 23, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida; data collected by Market Force Corp. of Newtown Square, Pa.
De Vreese Skin Care, dermatologist, 44943 10th St., DeLand, 32720.
Nija Faith, church,...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:50 PM
State Sen. Ron Calderon has been indicted in a sweeping corruption case, accused of taking about $100,000 in bribes.
Federal authorities allege that Calderon (D-Montebello) took the bribes from a Long Beach hospital official as well as people connected...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 7:37 PM
State Sen. Ronald S. Calderon hopped on a Las Vegas-bound plane last spring for a meeting with an independent film executive and one of the man's investors.
But the appointment at the Bellagio hotel took an immediate unexpected turn for the Southern...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:03 PM
The U.S. attorney in Los Angeles on Friday painted a picture of government for sale as he announced that state Sen. Ron Calderon had been indicted on suspicion of taking roughly $100,000 in bribes, meals and trips in exchange for favorable legislation....
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:20 AM
ROCK HILL, S.C. With his protective goggles and golden locks, Ruff he goes by just one name has the swagger of a rock or sports star.
But Ruff's swagger came to a halt this fall. He was diagnosed with a torn ACL an anterior cruciate ligament and the...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:01 AM
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| Nov 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
I really appreciated Dionne Koller's recent commentary regarding high school football ("High school football: a dangerous game," Nov. 20). I concur with her statement that we are in a "culture of resistance," especially when it comes to the game of...
| Oct 6, 2013
When Tammy Lifka joined the parents jogging with baby strollers in her neighborhood, hoping to get into shape after having three kids, running two miles at a 10-minute pace was a struggle.
"I started like everyone else," Lifka said.
Eight years later,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Eighteen months ago, I had surgery on my back to relieve the nerve pain that radiates down my leg. It didn't help as much as I'd hoped, and my doctor says additional surgery isn't likely to help. I have tried pain meds, steroid...