| Jun 14, 2010
Each night before lying down to sleep in the cab of his semi, David Jesse straps a blood pressure cuff on his arm. The reading goes straight to his HealthPAL, a cell-phone-sized transmitter.
The HealthPAL, developed by Scottsdale, Ariz.-based MedApps,...
| Sep 30, 2010
Harvard Health Letters
Many people have trouble sticking with the main treatment for sleep apnea—the continuous positive airway pressure machines that keep airways open.
If you snore, it can be hard on those within earshot, especially bed...
| Sep 17, 2010
Here's a headline-making medical breakthrough from the University of Florida.
Cardiologists at the University's medical college have found that giving patients cholesterol-lowering statins before surgery and other invasive procedures can cut their risk...
| Dec 2, 2010
The words started coming the day after her sister, Jennifer Hawke-Petit, and nieces Hayley and Michaela were brutally killed in the 2007 Cheshire home invasion.
They'd awaken Cynthia Hawke-Renn in the middle of the night. When she went to her family's...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 9:02 PM
It is arguably the most amazing social event on the fall calendar in Orange County.
For the 29th year, Chapman University presented "American Celebration," which attracted a black-tie crowd of some 750 of the region's most philanthropic citizens. They...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 8:35 PM
NEWPORT COAST — Kelly Perkins might be new to Laguna Beach, but she could look familiar to anyone who has turned on the television or flipped open a newspaper in the last decade. She gained international recognition in the mid-1990s as the first...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 6:46 PM
"Lost your essence after excessive lovemaking?" BioRay said it has a supplement for you.
Autism? Allergies? Liver problems? BioRay said it can help.
In fact, the supplement company established by Timothy and Stephanie Ray said it has products for just...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 5:26 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — Energy drinks are under-studied, overused and can be dangerous for children and teens, warns a report by doctors who say kids shouldn't use the popular products.
The potential harms, caused mostly by too much caffeine or similar...
| Jan 27, 2011
The new year brings a lot of resolutions to exercise. And sometimes the cold weather also means more snow shoveling. All that exertion can be harmful to people with abnormal hearts by leading to sudden cardiac arrest. Dr. Gordon Tomaselli, director of...
| Jan 26, 2011
Barbie caught a lot of flack back in the '90s for declaring, "Math class is tough!" Today we find ourselves in the disorienting position of defending her.
We recently got a note from an anonymous "math lover" who insists the words "math" and "arithmetic"...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 7:25 AM
Mike Tomlin coached timid early, and his Pittsburgh Steelers melted down late.
But on a Sunday evening for the football ages, Pittsburgh defeated the Arizona Cardinals 27-23 to claim a record sixth Super Bowl victory and elevate Tomlin to the coaching...