| May 28, 2010
Ricky Durham knows diseases and health conditions can make dating difficult.
His brother James Keith Durham had Crohn's disease and weighed between 75 and 125 pounds at times. A healthy weight for him would have been about 150 pounds, Ricky says. He also...
| May 3, 2010
| 7:10 PM
Ten years ago, College Park physician Rick Baxley made what seemed like a radical decision: He closed his large family practice, downsized his office and stopped accepting insurance.
Tired of working longer and harder to keep his practice profitable in...
| Apr 29, 2010
| 2:25 PM
TAIXING, China - The screams of the 4-year-olds inside the kindergarten could be heard out in the street.
When people ran in to investigate, they found what one witness said was a scene "too horrible to imagine" - blood everywhere as a knife-wielding man...
| Jul 13, 2010
After her breast cancer diagnosis in December, Ederlen Casillas of Downey found herself overcome by more than just her cancer treatments.
"Trying to communicate with family and friends was starting to feel overwhelming," she says. "It's an emotional...
| May 4, 2010
| 12:51 PM
The sister of the woman accused of stabbing four people at a West Hollywood Target store said Tuesday that the family had repeatedly sought -- but was unable to get -- mental-health help for Layla Rosetta Trawick.
The Antioch woman was arrested on...
| May 5, 2010
| 8:21 AM
June 4--New Foundation Center's Annual Expressive Arts Fair will be held this Friday from 11:00 AM to 2:00PM at the Northfield Park District Clarkson Building located at Bristol and Willow Roads. The fair will feature artwork, jewelry, silk scarves, and...
| May 8, 2010
After years of frustration, authorities and advocates believed this spring represented their last and best opportunity to reform Illinois's troubled nursing homes.
Still, it took tense negotiations and an eleventh-hour deal to strike a historic bill that...
| May 5, 2010
| 10:57 PM
LOS ANGELES -- It's a condition called 'Female Sexual Dysfunction," or 'FSD,' supposedly afflicting women who are dissatisfied with their sex lives. It's been widely reported to affect 43 percent of all women -- but it is real?
| May 6, 2010
Dr. Ingrid Cedargreen Margolin died on April 26. Her death was due to complications of dementia with Lewy bodies. She was 67.
Prior to her illness, Margolin was a clinical psychologist and lived in Glendale, where she practiced as a psychologist and...
| May 7, 2010
Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua, who died Wednesday night at 58, was a leader with the giant ambition of dragging Africa's most populous nation from a backward, corrupt state to an advanced global power.
He was too ill and politically weak to attack...
| May 13, 2010
It is what some health-care experts call "the missing link": a place where the working poor and their families can go for basic medical needs and continuing care for chronic illness, where someone knows their names and their medical histories and will...