| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is nonalcoholic fatty liver disease treatable?
ANSWER: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) -- a condition in which excess fat accumulates in the liver of people who drink little or no alcohol -- has become one of the most common...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently heard that the CDC now recommends baby boomers be tested for hepatitis C. Is that true? If so, why is testing necessary? Wouldn't I have symptoms if I had the disease?
ANSWER: It is true that the U.S. Centers for Disease...
| Jan 5, 2009
Mike Peters, the wise-cracking fireman who, over four terms as mayor, helped lift Hartford from a political, financial and crime-ridden funk, died just before 8 p.m. Sunday following a struggle with liver failure, family members said. He was 60.
| Oct 30, 2009
Actress, author and canine expert Timilee Romolini shared with us the top Halloween dangers for pets. She gave us tips and brought some dogs available for adoption.
South L.A. Animal Shelter Dogs featured on the Morning Show:
"Clementine" - ID#A1071680...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 4:01 PM
Brand name: Tylenol
Best for: Excellent for pain relief and fever reduction. Commonly used long-term for osteoarthritis, chronic back pain and headaches.
Side effects: Very few if taken as directed, which makes it our experts' first...
| Jun 23, 2011
The New England Journal of Medicine released two studies showing that drug treatments developed in part at the UC Davis Medical Center have high success rates in curing the deadly Hepatitus C virus.
Dr. Lorenzo Rossaro, professor of internal medicine and...
| Mar 11, 2012
March 11, 2012
Seven-baker-twenty-four unit turns at Mosher and rumbles past that stretch of Appleton Street where Gene Cassidy took two in the head for the company, the first one stealing his eyesight, the second lodging in his brain beyond the skill...
| Sep 8, 2011
Hepatitis C has long been a problem with a low rate of cure. But new drug therapies are in use and others are on the horizon, according to Dr. Paul J. Thuluvath, chief of gastroenterology at Mercy Medical Center and the medical director of the Institute...
| May 2, 2013
| 4:43 PM
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Jeff Hanneman, founding guitarist of the thrash metal band Slayer whose furious riffs and chaotic bursts of power chords helped drive a revolution in heavy metal, has died, the band announced via...
| Apr 26, 2013
The cure has taken 25 years for retired Smithfield police officer, Kurt Beach. In his first week on the job, in January 1988, Beach used mouth-to-mouth resuscitation in an attempt to save the life of a baby with a bloody breathing tube. He tears up as...