| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:54 PM
Amid concern among some experts that the healthcare giant had been slow to act, Kaiser Permanente has announced it will join a Los Angeles County patient transfer network that quickly gets victims of severe heart attacks to specially equipped hospitals to...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Her TV show was so popular in London and in her native Jamaica in the 1990s that she's been dubbed "the Oprah of the Caribbean."
But morning-show host Diana Wright says the most meaningful chapter of her life closed recently when she self-published a...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Hans Riegel, 90, a marketing executive who made German candy maker Haribo and its signature gummi bears a chewy hit across the globe, died Tuesday of heart failure in Bonn, the company announced. He had been recovering from an operation to remove a benign...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:29 AM
Local musicians will come together to celebrate and support one of their own.
A musical benefit for Howard Richards will take place 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, in the Rose Room at Stafford's Perry Hotel in Petoskey.
After Richards had a heart attack,...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 3:16 PM
Gummi bears are sure to be a staple in Halloween trick-or-treat baskets later this month. And for that, we have Haribo candy baron Hans Riegel to thank.
He was the marketing visionary who helped turn the German Haribo company into an international candy...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 2:56 PM
In their 71 years of marriage, Randy and Carolyn Robison lived in more than 40 different places and visited all 50 states. They saw much of the world during Robison's 30 years as a military officer. They saw much of the United States from behind the wheel...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:00 PM
You feel yourself float up and out of your physical body. You glide toward the entrance of a tunnel, and a searing bright light envelops your field of vision.
Rather than an ascent into the afterlife, a new study says these features of a near-death...
| Oct 8, 2013
With the holiday season approaching comes its attendant tree trimmings of glimmering glass ornaments and tinsel so shiny it looks good enough to eat. That is, from a cat's perspective.
"I've had to remove tinsel from more than one animal, and that's...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Sister Margaret Eugene Beall, a retired educator who was a member for more than six decades of the Sisters of St. Francis, died Monday of heart failure at Assisi House, her order's retirement home in Aston, Pa. She was 90.
Mildred Beall was born and...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Wednesday’s verdict absolving concert promoter AEG Live of responsibility for Michael Jackson’s untimely death in 2009 while preparing for what was to be a major career comeback raises the question of whether the spotlight will ever return...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Q: Can heart or kidney issues cause bags under your eyes? What else might cause them? How do I get rid of those bags?
A: Yes, heart or kidney disease can contribute to "bags under the eyes." And puffy eyes may actually be the first sign of a medical...