| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:04 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Korey Kormick, 29, has not had health insurance for at least a decade. His job, as a contract employee directing chess tournaments and coaching kids in the fundamentals of the game, doesn't offer it, and he hasn't been able to...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:07 PM
The infants who get the rotavirus vaccine aren’t the only ones who benefit. New research shows that older children and even adults were less likely to be hospitalized with the gastrointestinal virus after the vaccine was introduced in the U.S. in...
| Sep 5, 2013
Cherise Sheffner is 16 and until last year attended Huntington Beach High School (and was part of the Academy of the Performing Arts program).
But she’s been home this year, unable to attend school because of an obscure, debilitating disease...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:25 AM
An ammonia leak at a South Gate cheese factory sent two workers to the hospital early Tuesday morning, according to authorities.
Los Angeles County firefighters responded to the report of an ammonia leak at 5 a.m. in the 5600 block of East Imperial...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Americans' bad diets are leading many people to have their gallbladders removed because of gallstones. The stones, which can vary in size, are not usually problematic if they are asymptomatic. People with symptoms such as extreme abdominal pain may be...
| Aug 18, 2013
Question: I am a middle-aged woman with chest pain. I saw a heart doctor and he did a stress test, which was abnormal. I had an angiogram done and the blood vessels around my heart are not blocked. He wants me to do a series of treatments in a pressure...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:20 AM
This September, residents walking along Oak Park Avenue might notice teal ribbons tied around lamp posts and trees.
Those ribbons will be displayed around the village's downtown to raise awareness about ovarian cancer, one of the deadliest cancers for...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Reactions to Claudia Sainte-Luce's debut, "The Amazing Catfish," will depend on whether audiences find the family at the pic's heart to be charming as well as kooky. If yes, then this lively tale of a solitary young woman integrated into an eccentric one-...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:11 AM
Anxiety is common in children who frequently get stomachaches, but a new study shows that these kids might continue to have anxiety in adulthood, long after the abdominal pain is gone.
Researchers tracked about 330 children with abdominal pain that...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Baltimore's Restaurant Week, which recently ended, can be an occasion for reflection as well as celebration. Until recently, I was a Baltimore restaurant worker, with minor interruptions, for more than seven years. In my experience, no restaurant employee...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Virginia Tech redshirt freshman receiver/running back Joel Caleb was suspended for the season-opening game against national champion Alabama for an unspecified violation of team rules.
“I’ve learned from this, and that’s the only...