| Mar 22, 2009
Los Angeles has one of the highest diabetes-related amputation rates in the country. Yet vascular surgeon Dr. George Andros can't seem to draw enough attention to the problem, which has skyrocketed nationally.
"It's not sexy," he acknowledges. "Who cares...
| Mar 30, 2009
"I can't do that," said the 36-year-old woman to my right as I leaned down and touched my toes in a yoga class. "I'm a runner." Such limitations may seem ironic, but they're all too common among seemingly fit athletes: marathoners so tight that they can...
| Mar 28, 2009
MEMPHIS, TENN. North Carolina coach Roy Williams insists otherwise, but Ty Lawson's jammed right big toe sure appears healed.
Lawson conducted an offensive clinic Friday night as the Tar Heels raced past Gonzaga 98-77 in the NCAA South Regional...
| Apr 2, 2009
Sporting stylish eyewear and lounging on a doctor's exam table, North Carolina point guard Ty Lawson embodied fashion and relaxation the day before the Tar Heels' second-round NCAA tournament game.
As Lawson held court with reporters, his teammates...
| May 10, 2005
One morning last June, Kelly French of Laguna Beach paddled among dolphins in glassy water near San Onofre as he waited on sun-flecked swells to ride a wave. Instead, he met a surfer's worst nightmare.
From the deep, a 9-foot white shark surfaced about...