| Feb 6, 2014
| 7:56 PM
Long before a woman hits middle age, she and her doctor should be thinking about her risk of stroke and taking steps to reduce it, according to the first set of stroke guidelines aimed at women.
The overall stroke risk for women is higher than it is for...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:20 PM
One NFL coach falls ill on the golf course, and is undergoing open-heart surgery two days later. Another drops to his knees walking to the locker room at halftime of a nationally televised game, suffering what is later diagnosed as a mini-stroke.
| Jan 17, 2014
| 11:18 PM
LA CAÑADA —Both teams came off wins in their respective Rio Hondo League boys’ basketball openers, as Monrovia High came to La Cañada High.
Through the first three quarters, La Cañada controlled the action and then weathered a ragged final...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
A year ago, if you had asked what my favorite foods were, I would have replied, bread, butter, bread, almonds, bread ... and did I mention bread? I pitied my gluten-intolerant friends and rolled my eyes at the trendiness of "everything-...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Medical residency program officials soon will be required to tell the state disciplinary board when residents fail to complete their training, according to legislation that will go into effect Monday.
The change to state law comes after the Tribune...
| Dec 20, 2013
Dear Pharmacist: I'm prone to tension headaches. But during the holidays, they're constant. I take ibuprofen and sometimes hydrocodone. Can you help me? — J.R., San Jose, Calif.
Dear J.R.: Tension headaches are the most common type of headache....
| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:24 PM
IRVINE — Corona del Mar High senior Lauren Thaxter is one of the strongest-willed people you'll ever meet.
If you haven't met Thaxter, just know that one moment Wednesday afternoon she was kneeled over in the corner of a tennis court at Beckman...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:07 PM
| Nov 11, 2013
| 11:11 PM
The last four singles sets Corona del Mar High sophomore Elena Fish has played have been tough to swallow.
Fish lost three close sets to highly ranked players at Brentwood on Friday in a CIF Southern Section Division 1 second-round match, 6-4, 6-4, 7-5....
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:56 PM
A Pasadena yoga instructor who told female students that his intimate touch would “heal” them has been convicted of sexual battery and will be required to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life, city officials said.
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:37 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - After a concussion, women tend to have worse symptoms than men. That's the case even when athletes were injured playing the same sport, according to a new study of young soccer players.
Some recent studies have found gender...