| Jan 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
After Dan Williamson unexpectedly landed in the hospital a year and a half ago and underwent heart surgery, his doctor told him that if he wanted to live a healthier life, he was going to have to lose weight.
So the 58-year-old chief executive of...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Will Smith eulogized his late "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" costar James Avery, his television father figure, with a reverential Facebook message posted Sunday.
The 45-year-old mega-star, whose rap career was parlayed into a blockbuster film career after...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Sometimes, it takes worm glue to fix the hole in a heart. Inspired by creepy crawly creatures like the slug and the sandcastle worm, a team of scientists has created a surgical adhesive that could safely seal up the hearts of babies born with congenital...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Jeffrey A. Paige, who served West Baltimore neighborhoods in the House of Delegates, died of complications of open-heart surgery Tuesday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Irvington resident was 57.
He was a member of the House of...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 8:37 AM
Denver Broncos Coach John Fox will undergo an aortic heart valve replacement this week and will take a leave of absence from coaching "for at least the next several weeks," the team announced.
The surgery will be performed early this week at a...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 10:37 PM
No one is safe in the topsy-turvy NFL.
The Buffalo Bills are on their third starting quarterback, yet they matched the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs score for score until the fourth quarter. The Chiefs won, 23-13, in a game that was closer than the...
| 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.
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:57 PM
Buffalo quarterback EJ Manuel could be coming back.
Philadelphia quarterback Nick Foles should be coming back.
Manuel, who has sat out a month with a sprained knee ligament, might be ready to return for the Bills' game Sunday at Pittsburgh.
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:44 PM
PLACERVILLE, Calif. — At Hangtown Haven, Wednesdays were family night, and on movie night 30 to 40 residents watched DVDs on a mammoth outdoor TV.
Residents nursed one another through drug and alcohol detoxification and helped heart and stroke...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 11:29 AM
The Los Angeles County coroner’s office on Sunday identified the fourth and last of the victims killed in a crash last weekend at Santa Monica Airport.
The agency officially identified Lucas Benjamin, 28, of Malibu, as among the dead in the...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Sixteen-year-old Nicholas Theilgaard had a guardian angel on his shoulders when a fast-acting nurse and her fiancé performed lifesaving CPR when the Midlothian high school student collapsed of a heart condition in an Orland Park restaurant.