| May 21, 2012
| 7:23 AM
I recently read "The Wisdom of Menopause" by Christiane Northup M.D. and I found a very interesting section which relates to caregiving. She speaks from the female perspective of caregiving but men caregivers may benefit from these suggestions, too....
| Nov 2, 2012
| 9:36 AM
NEW YORK — A slender, silver-haired gentleman steps onto a nearly bare stage, the instantaneous applause continuing long after he reaches the spare wooden table awaiting him.
For a moment, amid the din, he studies the audience — young and...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 9:55 PM
When you wake up in the morning, are you refreshed and ready to go, or groggy and grumpy? For many people, the second scenario is all too common.
Numerous health conditions and medications can interfere with normal sleep - including prescription and...
| Aug 24, 2012
Brandon Boyd, a giant rock star for nearly the last decade and a half as singer and lyricist for Incubus, arrives in the Tribune Tower lobby by himself.
No publicist. No manager. No entourage. Just a guy in a porkpie hat, comfortable doing an interview...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Say the word pollution and everyone seems to be against it. Oil-soaked seabirds. Blue-green algae. Mercury blowin' in the wind. Litter. The list is endless.
Extend the concept of pollution to noise and the consensus breaks down. Motorcycle rights...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 11:29 AM
RIALTO, Calif. (KTLA) -- Rodney King's death was the result of an accidental drowning, although a cocktail of alcohol and drugs in his system were contributing factors, the San Bernardino County coroner's office has determined.
King, who became a...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 2:04 PM
When it comes to medicine, I usually do as I'm told.
Take a pill? Sure. Blood test? Absolutely. Surgery? If you think so, Doc.
But I've been acting against medical advice since January, and I'll keep on ignoring it until July. Let me explain.
| Jul 11, 2012
What do Andy Warhol, Howard Hughes and Woody Allen have in common with Chicago drive-time disc jockey Roe Conn?
They all are — or were — hypochondriacs. But they're not alone. Due to our increased access to medical information, we are...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 3:16 PM
In a lawsuit filed Tuesday
morning in federal court in Philadelphia the family of Robert Neill, of Lancaster County, accused police of using excessive force which led to his untimely death.
It began on November 6, 2010, at 4 o'clock in the morning when...
| Sep 23, 2012
Having been told by healthcare professionals to take it easy after recent medical challenges, is it safe for me to continue following the local news?
It's not easy to keep your blood pressure under control while reading that former Bell Police Chief...
| Sep 23, 2012
Some patients painstakingly vet their surgeons to find a highly skilled professional to perform their operation, only to discover later that they didn't get the person they wanted or expected.
A different physician can step in for legitimate reasons,...