| Mar 31, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Â Jaime Escalante, 79, the Bolivian math teacher who was the basis for the 1988 film ‘Stand and Deliver,' passed away yesterday in his house in Roseville, California, surrounded by his children and grandchildren. Escalante, who was battling bladder....
| Apr 1, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Garfield High School students and staff joined other guests Thursday to pay tribute to legendary former calculus teacher Jaime Escalante. The memorial service honoring Escalante, who died of bladder cancer Tuesday at age 79, was held at the high school......
| Feb 24, 2010
Americans are living longer than ever. As the population ages, many senior citizens are burdened with chronic illnesses, but many others remain healthy and active. When scientists investigate aging, they have to distinguish between changes caused by...
| Jan 22, 2010
I have read information about candida in the intestines in the book "No More Heartburn" (Kensington, $15, 258 pages) by Sherry A. Rogers, M.D. There are products available to stop candida. How do you feel about this? I have taken a lot of antibiotics...
| Feb 3, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What do I need to know about pelvic floor weakness? How is it treated?
ANSWER: For many women, pelvic problems begin with a feeling that something "down there" has fallen out of place. And that's exactly what may be occurring. Once...
| Jan 25, 2010
When times get tough, people go hiking. That's the news from a CBS News/New York Times poll released a couple of weeks ago, which found that recession-wracked Americans are now getting by on less, doing more and valuing experiences over things. High on...
| Feb 18, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What can you tell me about prostatitis? What are the treatment options?
ANSWER: A lot of men are familiar with certain prostate-related problems, such as the risk of prostate enlargement and prostate cancer. But prostatitis is a painful...
| Feb 3, 2010
Timothy Valerius is happy and healthy and will turn three years old in March, but his survival was very much in question. At fourteen weeks doctors noticed a large stomach mass on Heidi's unborn son. She said doctors told her he a 3% change of being...
| Feb 17, 2010
| 3:58 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Former Los Angeles police Chief Daryl Gates is battling bladder cancer and has been hospitalized for several weeks, according to his family.
Gates, 83, who led the department for 14 years and resigned in the wake of the Rodney King...
| Apr 1, 2010
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Brie-Anne Paterson has suffered from chronic pelvic pain for more than half her life. She was the girl in gym class curled up on the locker room floor, crying and clutching her abdomen.
"I would just die the week of my period,"...
| Feb 26, 2010
| 7:53 PM
LOS ANGELES- Cheryl Shuman is an activist and a survivor who's staring down her own mortality.
It has truly been a difficult road for the medical marijuana user.
Before she began her work to reform marijuana laws, Cheryl was known as the 'Optician to...