| Jun 29, 2010
| 8:49 PM
There's new information in the murder of 5-year-old Clare Shelswell.
The Mason County Coroner is x-raying her body and sending tissue samples for testing to learn if the girl was ever abused.
The County Sheriff says Clare's step-father, Peter James...
| Jul 2, 2010
Summer means trips to the beach, lake, and campgrounds and, unfortunately, prime time for some of the scariest types of accidental poisonings -- ones that occur far from home and medical advice or care.
The good news is that you can call 800-222-1222...
| Jul 2, 2010
While summer vacations symbolize fun and quality time together for families, they can frequently be strained with unplanned health problems.
As any parent knows, traveling with kids can be challenging enough without any extra surprises. So rather than...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 3:03 PM
Floridians who have pre-existing illnesses and have been rejected for health insurance started signing up for coverage Thursday after a new federal program opened its doors.
An estimated 750,000 in Florida and 7 million nationwide are eligible for a...
| Jul 2, 2010
Three day care facilities in Kittitas County are shut down for now after an E. coli outbreak.
There are eight confirmed cases and six more suspected cases.
The outbreak didn't originate at any of the day care facilities. But, at least two of the cases...
| Dec 23, 2009
Once you get through holiday dinner, be sure to store that food so that it remains safe for days to come.
Follow these food safety tips from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Service to decrease the...
| Dec 29, 2009
"Positively Ageless," huh? Well, the author is the nutritionist for "The Biggest Loser." And while, admittedly, we have never seen that show, most everyone else in the world has. Plus, the book is published by Rodale, which puts out such faves as...
| Mar 18, 2010
Fatigue is a common complaint of people who are not sleeping well or who are stressed, but severe or clinical fatigue may leave a person with generalized weakness and make it hard for him to initiate or maintain activity. People may also have difficulty...
| Feb 26, 2010
Can other communities copy the Grand Junction model of low-cost, high-quality, near-universal healthcare?
Some doctors in this Colorado city of just over 53,000 say yes, others no. But clearly, some parts could be replicated elsewhere.
The House of...
| Jul 3, 2010
| 11:33 PM
DENVER -- 66,000 pounds of buffalo meat from a Colorado meat packer may be contaminated with a potentially deadly strain of E. coli, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service.
Five cases of E. coli O157:H7...
| Dec 21, 2009
One look at Ani's swollen ankles and we knew she was in trouble.
For several years, the petite young mother had been coming to UCLA's FMF Clinic with periodic fevers along with excruciating pain in her chest and abdomen. Now -- as a urine dipstick test...