| Aug 19, 2010
| 8:27 PM
As the advertisement for the antidepressant Cymbalta says, "Depression hurts. Cymbalta can help."
Chronic pain hurts too. And the makers of the drug duloxetine -- commercially known as Cymbalta -- argue that Cymbalta can help with that, as well.
| Aug 21, 2010
"Adrenal fatigue" is the sort of diagnosis that might hit home during a late-night Internet search. Do you, for example, have trouble waking up in the morning without caffeine? Do you crave salty foods? Do people seem a lot more irritating than in the...
| Aug 31, 2010
Tanya Umbaugh sat in the waiting room, her right hand cradled in her lap. To distract herself from the pain pulsing in her forearm, she looked forward to the brightest spot in her life in the last few years: her wedding in August.
| Sep 17, 2010
Two strategies have been shown in some studies to increase longevity: regular exercise and calorie-restricted diets. How those strategies actually alter human biology to slow aging and improve health remains unknown. However, a new study suggests the...
| Sep 10, 2010
NEWPORT BEACH — The scoreboard went out before the start of the second half of Newport Harbor High's season opener.
For the Sailors' sake, they did not really have to put up numbers on their scoreboard again.
The defense and special teams bailed...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 8:24 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Jeffrey Haupt is a little like Clark Kent, except instead of swapping a reporter's notebook for Superman's cape, the doctor hangs up his stethoscope for an electric guitar and microphone.
"It's a lot like living a double life,"...
| Sep 24, 2010
Nancy Culbertson won't sit in her Fremont, Calif., backyard because of it.
It caused Oakland, Calif., physician Louis Hagler's blood pressure to spike and marred his perfect health record.
Oakland acupuncturist Julie Laura Rose had enough of it, and...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 2:02 PM
La Caņada native Eric Polchow has made a career for himself as a photographer, striving for many years to establish himself as someone who sets goals and achieves them.
Born into a large family and spending his formative years in La Caņada, Polchow,...
| Sep 27, 2010
Yoga guru Baron Baptiste says that when he was approached about developing a yoga program for multiple sclerosis patients, he grabbed the opportunity.
"It was kind of exciting to me to take my skills of teaching yoga and making the benefits of yoga...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 7:14 PM
After more than a year of investigation and a promise from Gov. Charlie Crist to spare no energy at finding answers, state health officials said on Monday that they have neared the end of searching for whatever caused the cancer cluster in The Acreage....
| Sep 22, 2010
| 12:04 PM
A failed anti-rejection drug got a new purpose and a new lease on commercial life Wednesday as the Food and Drug Administration approved the medication fingolimod -- to be marketed as Gilenya -- to slow the progression of disability in multiple...