| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Jan 14, 2010
Can pretending to ride the subway, leaning into the turns and toppling fellow passengers, relieve stress?
Apparently, if the conductor is a certified laughter leader and the strap-hangers are willing to force a few laughs.
"Let's do subway! Lean to...
| Dec 21, 2009
Napoleon A. Jones Jr.
Judge in San Diego Scouts case
Napoleon A. Jones Jr., 69, the federal judge who ruled in a San Diego case that the Boy Scouts were a religious group and couldn't lease city land, died Dec. 12 at his home in northern San Diego...
| Jun 16, 2010
| 8:16 AM
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| Jun 17, 2010
Jim Bina was feeling good. And that made him nervous.
The Naperville, Ill., man had struggled with depression for decades, and he had learned to distrust happiness as an illusion that masked an approaching crisis.
It might sound like an unusual problem,...