| Aug 30, 2011
When a young woman is diagnosed with cancer, the rush to treatment is immediate. The patient is thrust into the world of cancer and the primary hope is recovery. Often, the patient is aware their fertility could be impacted, but overwhelmed and...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 5:57 PM
Assistance League of Glendale members are a modest bunch. They don’t usually blow their own horns. But on Oct. 11, they certainly did. A packed crowd of some 150 women and one man had the chance to hear about the league’s philanthropy...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 12:23 PM
My Mother's Story
During the last five years of my mother's life, she fought a mean, possibly mutant, 20-year-old breast cancer. She had just gotten off the drug tamoxifen when this new cancer appeared. She had gained 10 pounds while on tamoxifen to...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 7:18 AM
TORRANCE (KTLA) -- Harbor-UCLA Medical Center failed to maintain a sanitary environment for patients undergoing surgery, according to a report released by the L.A. Times Saturday.
The Times reviewed federal reports and found that the hospital has been...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 10:37 PM
Reactions to former Gov. Bill Janklow's announcement on Friday that he has terminal brain cancer:
"He was phenomenal and still is a brilliant person with a photographic memory," said Julie Johnson, executive director of Absolutely! Aberdeen.
| Nov 10, 2011
| 3:23 PM
"Woman arrives as a novice at each age of her life."
— Sebastien Chamfort
It is my mother's birthday. The rain and cold have given me the excuse to stay doing creative work inside all day. Still, I have not yet called with birthday greetings....
| Nov 8, 2011
No one wants to get the chicken pox, especially when you're older. But now parents are so scared their kids will get the lil red bumps they are taking matters into their own hands.
Weary of the chickenpox vaccine, some parents are actually subjecting...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 6:18 AM
Influenza has hit Northern Michigan, according to local public health officials.
Over the last three weeks, schools in the area reporting “flu-like illness” to the Health Department of Northwest Michigan have steadily increased.
| Sep 3, 2011
| 1:32 PM
SOUTH BEND - Samantha Fowler is a fry bread aficionado.
From the time she was 12 years old, she’s worked at her family’s food booth at Indian powwows across the Midwest, making and selling the rich bread that can be eaten alone or with...
| Sep 19, 2011
There was a cake with my mother's name spelled out in buttercream, small gifts and a song. The guests included 20 men and women suffering from Alzheimer's disease and dementia who lived in the secure wing of my mother's new home — a nicely appointed...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 12:33 PM
(Reuters) - U.S. health officials are teaming up with insurance companies, pharmacies, health providers and community groups in a campaign to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes over five years.
The plan announced on Tuesday by the U.S....