| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:05 AM
As a vegetarian and daily yoga practitioner, Amy Johnson thought she was healthy before she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last August. Now she consumes 50 pounds of carrots, 25 pounds of Granny Smith apples and 14 heads of romaine lettuce each week in...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 12:41 PM
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration's move to regulate e-cigarettes drew criticism Thursday from some public health advocates, who said the regulations do not go far enough to protect young consumers.
The proposed rule would for the...
| May 25, 2014
Fiona O'Connell is familiar with the working person's health care nightmare — the one where you get too sick to work, and then you lose your job, and then you have no insurance to pay for the treatment you need.
O'Connell lived that nightmare, and...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Cancer survivors and their loved ones and supporters took part in the 24-hour Relay for Life event Saturday. Participants did laps around Huntington Beach Central Park to raise money for the American Cancer Society and awareness of the disease.
| May 27, 2014
| 1:32 PM
While the Road Kings of Burbank is an organization best known for the numerous car shows it presents and its invaluable annual participation in Burbank on Parade, what many residents may not be aware of is the car club's long-standing commitment to...
| May 30, 2014
The villages of Columbia will offer the fifth annual Columbia Home Tour, a self-guided tour of five distinct homes, on Sunday, June 1. Tickets are $25 and available at Amherst in Kings Contrivance. Proceeds benefit Rebuilding Together Howard...
| May 28, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Congratulations are in order for Mount View Middle School seventh-graders and Girl Scouts Juliettes Hanna Al-Kowsi and her partner Ava Pirie of Troop 794 who were awarded the prestigious Girl Scout Silver Award in early May.
The Silver Award is the...
| May 19, 2014
| 5:38 AM
Who: Bill Ellis, of Pembroke Pines, recently joined D. Stephenson Construction as vice president, in Fort Lauderdale, from Pirtle Construction, in Davie, where he worked for 20 years, most recently as vice president.
My role is important because: I lead...
| May 9, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Grammy Award-winning country music star Keith Urban had the black-tie-clad crowd on its feet and singing at the American Cancer Society's annual Discovery Ball on April 26 at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel.
He charmed the crowd of nearly 800 throughout his...
| May 13, 2014
Playing catch-up after a week of enjoying the outdoors is perhaps worse than suffering from cabin fever.
Sorting through the lengthy email list and voice mails is not the type of indoor activity that makes the heart beat faster, but it sure does raise...
| May 16, 2014
Box of Rain
Volunteers are needed to act as mentors for the Box of Rain organization's Big Sailor/Little Sailor Program and to serve as sailing instructors. Donations of funds and safety boats for sailing classes, boats, boating equipment —...