| Mar 2, 2010
| 2:04 PM
"American Idol" must really like Crystal Bowersox.
An illness that would have prevented the guitar-strumming, harmonica playing Bowersox from performing has led "Idol" to call an audible and change its well promoted agenda.
The 10 female semifinalists...
| Mar 5, 2010
| 6:16 PM
WASHINGTON -- The former Irvine resident who opened fire outside the Pentagon had a history of mental illness and had become so erratic that his parents reached out to local authorities weeks ago with a warning that he was unstable and might have a gun,...
| Mar 5, 2010
| 4:16 AM
A wide range of processed foods - including soups, snack foods, dips and dressings - is being recalled after salmonella was discovered in a flavor-enhancing ingredient.
Food and Drug Administration officials said Thursday that the ingredient,...
| Mar 5, 2010
A film based on the story of former Washington Governor Booth Gardner's personal struggle with Parkinson's disease and his very public battle to pass the state's "Death With Dignity" is up for an oscar -- and Gardner will be there personally to see if the...
| Mar 6, 2010
At 7 a.m. saturday Ryan Swinney will boarded a flight that's certain to change his life. This Doctor in training his headed back to the small town in Chile' where he spent a year as a foreign exchange student 15 years ago. The town of Alcon was devastated...
| Mar 11, 2010
Need an extra push to quit smoking? Next time grab your iPhone instead of a cigarette.
There are more than 60 apps to help smokers kick the habit. Look for apps to help you go cold turkey, apps that double as subliminal tools, even apps with...
| Jun 11, 2010
You might want to look before you leap into a public swimming pool this summer.
A new government report shows one in eight public swimming pools were shut down two years ago because of dirty water or other problems, such as missing safety equipment....
| May 31, 2010
At the height of the recession last year, Deanna Ross was busy training the newly unemployed and others how to form support groups to cope with mental illness in these stressful times.
Then Ross lost her own job as a regional field worker at the National...
| Mar 1, 2010
Yes, yes, it hath charms to soothe a savage breast (or beast, if you prefer to repeat a common mistake). But researchers are finding that music may be an effective balm for many other afflictions: the isolation of conditions such as autism and Alzheimer's...
| Mar 23, 2010
| 7:23 PM
BEIJING -- A former doctor armed with a large knife rampaged outside an elementary school in eastern China, stabbing eight young children to death and wounding five others Tuesday, a local official and a state news agency said.
The attacker launched...
| Jun 8, 2010
Reported cases of whooping cough have tripled since last year, according to state health officials, with the Central Valley, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Los Angeles region seeing sizable increases in patients.
In California, there have been 584...