| Jan 26, 2011
Most patients facing an operation would of course prefer an experienced surgeon over one just learning the procedure.
But how, then, does a surgical student get the thousands of hours of practice necessary to gain confidence and expertise without putting...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 6:31 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former Southern California running back Stafon Johnson sued the university and an assistant conditioning coach on Monday for negligence in the weight-room accident that crushed his throat in 2009.
The lawsuit filed in Los...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 8:17 AM
Need a doctor? In the past 24 hours, it seems we have an abundance of them. In regards to Steve Jobs’ announcement that he’s taking a medical leave of absence, it’s amazing how many people are willing to step out on a limb and guess...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 6:05 PM
Betty Stuart was back in South Bend, and her adopted daughter, Mechi, was now on her own.
The then-18-year-old was ready to be independent and took off with her friends.
Mechi and some friends headed to Florida in a van, looking for adventure.
| Jul 18, 2011
They cuddle and purr. And they shed. They wag their tails and fetch your slippers. And they shed. They never talk back and they never hold a grudge. And they shed.
There are obvious pluses and minuses to living with pets, not only with respect to your...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 11:06 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Aaron Eckhart was born in Cupertino, Calif., on this date in 1968. This birthday guy is probably best known as Harvey Dent/Two-Face in "The Dark Knight" and he's had acclaimed roles in the movies "Thank You for Smoking" and "Erin...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Qigong to your health.
Sometimes called Chinese yoga, Qigong ("chee gong") is a mind-body practice that melds slow, graceful movements, mental focus and deep abdominal breathing to boost and balance a person's vital energy, or qi.
| Mar 17, 2011
US customs is tracking cargo from Japan, something they do all the time and it's normal to find some radiation at international ports and airports.
Officials won't say how much, if any, they've found at Sea-Tac but do say no harmful levels of...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 9:23 AM
Part of an ongoing series looking at the reality behind health claims.
Claim: Over the years, renowned authorities--mothers, aunts and a mother-in-law--warned Dr. Donald Unger that knuckle cracking leads to arthritis of the fingers.
Reality: For 50...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 10:00 PM
A group of local kids are taking the fight with cancer to a whole new level. With the help of a local kickboxing studio kids from Camp Quality Kansas got to knuckle up with some hands on, in-ring training.
"Camp quality is all about letting kids with...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 7:45 PM
As the local market emerges from the recession, peer-to-peer seminars can help businesses begin to grow again, a Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce member said Wednesday.
The chamber will host its next quarterly installment of the Business Solutions NOW...