| Feb 10, 2014
CLERMONT — Kevin Foster of da Vinci Surgical Systems, above, demonstrates the robotic machine to East Ridge High School health-care students recently as they visited South Lake Hospital.
The hospital has been doing minimally invasive surgery...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:05 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. In 2010, as Colorado lawmakers were creating America's first state-licensed and regulated medical marijuana industry, fellow police officers at a Colorado Drug Investigators Association conference jeered a state law enforcement official...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Like many 3-year-old boys, Boden Kearney doesn't find sitting still in a shopping cart all that much fun.
"He's always been a kid I couldn't keep buckled in," his mother, Ashley Kearney of Allentown, said during a recent shopping trip to a nearby...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 7:22 PM
Company wellness programs are designed to help save money on health insurance for employers. This is one instance, however, when savings for employers double as a benefit for employees. By encouraging healthier lifestyles, everyone wins.
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:30 PM
A veteran educator with experience in California and Texas was named Wednesday as president of California State University Long Beach.
Jane Close Conoley, 66, is currently serving as dean of the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Iraq vet Ross Caputi's film opens with a fleeting synopsis of the American heartbreak -- and the bandage we tape across it.
His documentary, "Fear Not the Path of Truth," is about the U.S. devastation of Fallujah, in which he participated as part of...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:07 PM
What is it about women that causes leading Republicans to grow clumsy, if not stupid? When even savvy, fluent, attractively populist Mike Huckabee stumbles, you know you've got trouble. Having already thrown away eminently winnable Senate seats in...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 9:00 PM
After a spell of bronchitis led to pneumonia and then heart failure, Sara Bement found her physical ailments had psychological consequences.
“I got angry and very short-tempered at times,” said Bement, 71, of Winsted, Conn., who has had a...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:16 PM
NEW YORK — Pete Carroll used to surf the aisles of chartered flights on a food service tray. When this peculiar act of balance and silliness was recounted during his days as coach of the Patriots, it invariably was used to demonstrate Carroll's...
| Feb 2, 2014
Bruce Wheatley was considering coming back to the Towson area where he grew up when he saw an advertisement for an obstetrics and gynecology practice in Columbia that pitched an all-female staff.
As a nurse, he was dismayed enough to complain to St....
| Feb 3, 2014
What is it about women that causes leading Republicans to grow clumsy, if not stupid? When even savvy, fluent, attractively populist Mike Huckabee stumbles, you know you've got trouble.
Having already thrown away eminently winnable Senate seats in...