| Aug 13, 2010
A major new international study released Friday has found that adolescents who take acetaminophen, better known under the brand name Tylenol, have a higher risk of asthma, allergic nasal conditions and the skin disorder eczema. Those who took the common...
| Aug 16, 2010
Physicians hear a common refrain from patients with Type 2 diabetes: "Not the needle! Not yet. Give me three more months. I'll be good!" So they try with renewed vigor to control their disease without insulin through diet, exercise and oral medications....
| Aug 17, 2010
Harrison "Buzz" Price, an engineer turned theme-park strategist whose research led Walt Disney to place Magic Kingdoms in Anaheim and Orlando, has died. He was 89.
Price died Sunday of chronic anemia at Mt. San Antonio Gardens' hospice in Pomona, his...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 7:49 PM
Sniffling, sneezing, runny nose? Most likely it's the common cold and not the flu. Area health services report that the numbers of people presenting with "influenza-like illnesses" are running true to form for the time of the year when the viruses...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 5:03 PM
Hearing loss? Chronic sinus infection? Deviated septum? There's a new diagnostic tool in town: The Xoran MiniCAT scanner.
On first impression it looks like a futuristic electric chair. Patients sit upright and still in the square seat, while a gantry...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 5:14 PM
For those of you who have battled colds and sinus infections for most of the winter, relief may be in sight.
For years, most people endured the pain of constant sinus infections - or the pain of surgery. But there's a procedure gaining ground in Kansas...
| Aug 19, 2010
| 9:26 AM
Good rose has a crisp kick and a fresh berry essence that can revive flagged spirits. As you would expect, rose works with those foods and fruits of summer but the wine also is compatible with fall and its classic flavors.
Shadows are growing longer...
| Aug 22, 2010
As we near the fall season, we can't help but feel a little back-to-school-ish — a programmed impulse to show up looking our shiny new best. This is a good time to take stock of summer sins: the bevy of barbequed hamburgers, platefuls of Kettle...
| Aug 24, 2010
| 3:05 PM
South Florida doctors and pharmacies have started giving flu shots, weeks earlier than usual in advance of the first season after the swine-flu epidemic.
Florida officials may need the extra time to promote the idea. The state ranked at the bottom...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 3:40 PM
If you contracted H1N1 last flu season, traveled a significant distance or stood in a long line waiting for the vaccine, you'll likely be glad to know the coming flu season is expected to be different.
On the heels of an announcement by the World Health...
| Sep 7, 2010
If you've strolled past the dairy case lately, you might have noticed that it has grown to ranch-size proportions. Dozens of products are labeled "milk," and they spill over onto the nonrefrigerated shelves. Gone are the days when selecting a carton of...