| Aug 16, 2010
| 4:58 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Zsa Zsa Gabor has asked her husband to call a priest to her hospital bedside for her last rites, according to her publicist.
According to Gabor's husband, Prince Frederic Von Anhalt, Gabor is "not speaking much" following her visit with...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 6:23 PM
Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News has been rated one of the top hospitals in the country for overall orthopedic services, including joint replacements and spine surgery.
In its 13th annual report, HealthGrades, an independent health-care ratings...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 1:13 PM
A four-year-old girl -- accused of mowing down an 87-year-old woman with her bike on a Manhattan sidewalk -- is being sued for negligence.
The incident occurred in April 2009, when Claire Menagh was struck by two four-year-old's -- identified as Juliet...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 3:20 PM
At Wichita Presbyterian Manor, it's a snow day, although not for the people who work here.
"The roads are still not clear, and it is still really cold," said Amy Watson, Senior Living Counselor.
The day off is for the people who live here.
| Jan 30, 2011
Sitting upon an inflatable plastic pillow on her chair, 76-year-old Lyn Joyce picked up a 4-pound medicine ball and lifted it across her body as if she were swinging a golf club.
"You really have to fight for your balance," the La Crescenta resident...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 4:57 PM
As Orthodox Christians, Bahara Echmail’s family fled religious persecution in Iraq, arriving to Chicago about five years ago with dreams of a better life.
On Saturday, the family was instead grieving inside their West Rogers Park home after 17-...
| Jan 7, 2011
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - While suffering a stroke is already known to raise the risk of breaking your hip, new research hints that the reverse might also be true.
The study out of Taiwan found that patients with a broken hip had more than a 50 percent...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 1:34 PM
Q. What can I do to improve my balance (or lack of balance) as I age?
Balance is a very big issue for all of us. Falls can lead to broken hips or other broken bones, resulting in (at best) many long months of physical therapy required to regain our...
| Apr 27, 2011
Claire Broome was at home, going through her usual routine, when she lost her footing, fell and fractured her hip.
"I sat down to put my pants on, and when I stood up I went sailing," said Broome, 79, of Oak Park, who was wearing only knee-high socks...
| May 9, 2011
| 6:29 AM
Jason Pedigo, 28, can hardly move. Following a hit and run accident late Saturday night, Jason spoke to Fox 59 News while lying flat in his hospital bed at Methodist, with a neck brace, an IV in his hand, a broken hip, and an injured lung. His brother,...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 3:23 PM
About 20,000 homes and businesses served by Commonwealth Edison Co. were without power this afternoon in the wake of severe thunderstorms that pelted the Chicago area with golf ball-size hailstones, disrupted Metra service for hours in the far northern...