| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Q: We just had our cat put sleep; he was 20 years and four months old. How long do cats and dogs usually live? -- L.S., Bradenton, FL
A: I'm so sorry to hear about your cat, but at least he enjoyed a long life, longer than most. Increasingly, though,...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:13 PM
Jay Cutler was reunited with Brandon Marshall on Thursday night and the pair connected on four passes and a touchdown in the first half of the Bears' 33-28 preseason victory over the Chargers at Soldier Field.
The best-laid plans to spread the ball...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Injured Ravens starting weak-side linebacker Jameel McClain has accepted a $1.5 million pay cut, reducing his base salary for this season from an originally scheduled $3 million to $1.5 million. The pay cut was negotiated Wednesday and processed today and...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:57 PM
When I arrived to pick up my daughter from the baby-sitter on a recent Friday evening, my 3-year-old met me with an unusually grumpy demeanor. She told me she fell off the couch while napping. My sitter said her young daughter saw my little one roll to...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:00 PM
As doctors, nurses and other health care professionals come to rely on machines and devices to help them diagnose and treat diseases and conditions, jobs for technicians who service and repair these machines are growing. These technicians can eventually...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamal Charles was carted off the field during practice Monday, but coach Andy Reid said X-rays taken on Charles' injured foot were negative.
The team is treating the injury as a sprain and the injury is not considered...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:46 PM
An influential U.S. health care panel's recommendation for lung cancer screening of high-risk patients could fortify Baltimore-area hospitals' efforts to prevent deaths from the disease, which kills more each year than the next four deadliest cancers...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Young man, it looks like urine trouble with the law.
Raymond Edward Lawhorn, 34, was caught driving on a permanently revoked driver's license after he hit a curb and then nearly struck a patrol car, Gainesville cops said, reports The Gainesville Sun....
| Oct 6, 2013
| 9:24 PM
Lafayette football coach Frank Tavani said Sunday that while it may be the goal of every one of his players to grade out at 100 percent every week, “a more realistic grade is around 80.” For the first time this......
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:18 PM
The Angels face a short-term question and a long-term question with Joe Blanton.
The short-term question: Does he make his next scheduled start? On the day after Blanton failed to complete six innings for the fourth consecutive start, Manager Mike...