| Nov 27, 2013
| 11:40 AM
As we age, our brain function declines with each year. We suddenly can't remembers things and function a little slower than in our younger days. But Dr. Majid Fotuhi, chairman of the Neurology Institute for Brain Health and Fitness in Baltimore, says we...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Audrey Totter, a steely blonde actress known for her leading roles in some film noir's most prominent titles, including "Lady in the Lake," "The Set-Up," died Thursday. She was 94. Totter, who was living in the Motion Picture and Television Home in recent...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:03 PM
Audrey Totter, 95, a blond leading lady of 1940s film noir who starred as a tough-talking dame in "Lady in the Lake," "The Set-Up" and "High Wall," died Thursday at West Hills Hospital, said her daughter, Mea Lane. Totter, a Woodland Hills resident, had a...
| Dec 12, 2013
On my 16th birthday in 1950, I went to work for the daily newspaper in the small East Texas town where I grew up. It was a racially divided town — about 20,000 people, half of them white, half of them black — a place where you could grow up...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Chicago-area physician Matt Valente is challenged with a difficult diagnosis in the latest episode of Discovery Fit & Health's "Untold Stories of the ER."
Valente's middle-aged patient appears to have had a stroke, but Valente isn't convinced that's...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 3:43 PM
A social butterfly at heart, Isavella Escobar has clipped wings.
The 8-year-old doesn't leave her house unless it's for a doctor's appointment. She doesn't go to school — a tutor comes to her twice a week. She doesn't go to the playground when...
| Dec 9, 2013
When Antwan Turpeau, 33, was a young boy, his family was homeless on and off for about three years. Some evenings they couldn't get into a shelter, so they would spend the night riding the Red Line from end to end.
Turpeau said that his mother was a...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Kitty, a female chimpanzee that gave birth to many offspring used in laboratory experiments, has died in a Texas animal sanctuary, the Humane Society of the United States announced Friday.
Believed to have been born some 51 years ago, Kitty had been...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:17 PM
I want to take a moment to update the community on all of the great things the Environmental Nature Center has been up to this year.
We have put your donations to good use! This year more than 21,000 people participated in educational programs at the...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:25 PM
It was a beautiful remembrance Tuesday in New York for the memorial for actress Julie Harris who died Aug. 24 at the age of 87 with touching recollections from Christopher Plummer, HalHolbrook, Zoe Caldwell, Cherry Jones, Rosemary Harris, Joan Van Ark and...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:44 PM
So your body mass index says you're obese, but you don't have "pre-diabetes" - a mix of factors such as hypertension, high cholesterol and high glucose levels that indicates you're on the road to metabolic illness. And you're thinking you've beaten the...