| Mar 16, 2010
| 4:42 PM
Doctors have told Washington catalyst Isaiah Thomas he probably has a broken bone in his shooting hand.
The Huskies' point guard and second-leading scorer said before practice Tuesday that trainers are trying to make a thinner, less-bulky glove for him...
| Mar 17, 2010
| 12:18 PM
As often happens with old age, gravity had taken its toll and stolen a good two inches from his youthful height of six feet. In addition, it had slightly pulled the shoulders around and down so a straight, upright posture was impossible. The spine also...
| Mar 17, 2010
| 12:29 PM
The condition, known interchangeably as Dupuytren's contracture or Dupuytren's disease, contorts the hands and makes even simple tasks — holding a glass, washing up or shaking hands — virtually impossible. In some instances an affected hand...
| Jun 28, 2010
| 8:33 PM
Gloria Sieber still remembers the chilling coldness in admitted killer Michael Ballard's eyes. It was 1992, and a Lehigh County judge had asked Ballard if he had anything to say to the family of the man he stabbed to death.
Ballard, then 19, had...
| May 16, 2010
Ten years ago, Dr. Bob Chase would have laughed if someone had told him common infections could be eliminated in hospitals' intensive care units.
"I would have said that's ridiculous, not possible," he said. "As a physician, I was trained to believe...
| Jun 8, 2010
| 11:52 AM
The Northwestern Memorial Hospital's gospel choir want you to wash your hands...and they'll sing about it until you do.
In an effort to get more people to wash their hands to prevent spreading germs, a group of vocally blessed hospital employees and some...
| Jun 5, 2010
A woman is in custody after a Battle Creek man suffered stab wounds to a leg and his hands early Saturday.
At 4:40 a.m. Saturday, the Battle Creek Police Department responded to a report of a stabbing at 260 W. Manchester St. in Battle Creek. Upon...
| May 8, 2010
During her years as a reporter covering the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Maryn McKenna grew accustomed to being called "Scary Disease Girl," the bearer of titillating tales of exotic ailments unlikely to...
| May 6, 2010
As a young mother I had the phone number to Poison Control memorized. I had a child who put pretty much everything he could get his hands on into his mouth.
And since there was no Internet, I was on the phone to them constantly. I wasn't a germaphobe,...
| Oct 9, 2011
Al Davis, the tough-minded owner of the Oakland Raiders who transformed a failing team into a three-time Super Bowl champion and one of the most successful franchises in professional football only to preside over its dramatic decline in recent years, died...
| Apr 24, 2010
Whenever you feel tightness in your chest, shoulders and back, practice this variation of a backbend, or bridge pose. It will help release tension in your mid- and upper back as well as stretch and strengthen your hips and legs.
1. Lie back on a mat with...