| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:52 AM
Detectives arrested a 14-year-old boy, along with Lee Edward Allen Hill, 43, both homeless,and charged them both felony Aggravated Battery for severely beating another 48-year-old homeless man under a Port Charlotte bridge, according to a news release...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:10 PM
In the movie Cast Away, Tom Hanks is a Fedex employee who survives a plane crash and finds himself stranded alone on a deserted island. After years he has learned how to survive and “make fire”. At one point during this nail biter, he...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 9:14 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Water workouts may trump land-based exercise for people with chronic lung disease and other health problems, according to a small study.
Australian researchers found that exercising in a pool boosted physical endurance and...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Cancer sucks. All types of it.
It's threatened to shrink my large, boisterous family multiple times, so I'm going to get serious for a bit here.
Last week, I got pink hair extensions at Ted Gibson Salon at the W Fort Lauderdale. All proceeds went to...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:37 PM
Hundreds of Marylanders may need spinal taps as public health leaders seek to rein in a fungal meningitis outbreak that continues to expand as more is learned about the unusual cases.
Health officials said Wednesday that they still are working to contact...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Health officials confirmed a 14th fungal meningitis case in Maryland on Friday as an outbreak of the disease continues to spread across the country.
Confirmed meningitis cases reached 184 nationwide. They are thought to stem from three batches of...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 12:47 PM
Health officials Saturday confirmed a 15th fungal meningitis case in Maryland as a multi-state outbreak of the disease linked to a steroid injection continued to spread.
Meningitis cases have reached 198 in 13 states. One person in Maryland has died,...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 10:32 AM
When diagnosed with breast cancer, women are often filled with questions. What is the survival rate? Can breast cancer spread to other parts of my body? What does this mean for my family?
Such questions are common, and it's perfectly alright and even...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 1:01 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new analysis of nearly a dozen studies testing vitamin D in older individuals has concluded that it takes a daily dose of at least 800 international units (IU) to consistently prevent broken bones.
A dose that high was found...
| Jul 6, 2012
When 30-year-old Karyn Reynolds was walked to jail by Slidell police Friday afternoon, she let reporter know they're number one -- if you know what I mean.
She also chided them.
"Oh, y'all are so lovely, ain't yall? Anything to get an extra dollar," she...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 6:01 AM
At least one major South Korean retailer has suspended the sale of U.S. beef after authorities confirmed a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, sometimes referred to as "mad cow disease," in a dairy cow in central California.
Public health officials...