| Aug 16, 2013
Many children, teens and adults heading back to school this fall are burdened with a pretty weighty subject: their backpacks.
Children and adolescents are particularly at risk of injury from overloaded backpacks. The National Safety Council, the...
| May 1, 2013
Rain should flow off the roof across valleys, around vent pipes, past skylights, into a gutter and then to a leader that empties where the water can't flow back against the foundation. But all along the route there are potential bottlenecks.
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:30 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a large new U.S. study, migraine headaches were found to be more likely to happen to people with lower household incomes, but tended to go into remission at the same rate for people at all income levels.
It was already well...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Officials have warned residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites after dozens of dead birds and mosquito samples -- including three reported in Burbank -- tested positive for West Nile virus in Los Angeles County last month, authorities said.
| Aug 31, 2013
| 12:15 PM
As throngs of Angelenos take to the outdoors this Labor Day weekend, officials are warning them to guard against mosquito bites.
"This week, the district confirmed more West Nile virus activity within its jurisdiction," according to a news release...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 2:55 PM
That head-splitting migraine attack that knocks you off your feet may also put you at risk of permanent changes in the brain, an analysis of 19 medical studies found.
The potential for increased abnormalities in the signal-carrying white matter of the...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Donna keeps her money with Bank of America. She also receives a lot of solicitations from lenders and other financial companies.
Donna wants to know if BofA is sharing her personal information with others and, if so, what she can do to stop it.
| Aug 29, 2013
| 1:32 PM
A Sedgwick County resident has died from West Nile Virus. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says it was told about the death Thursday by the Office of Vital Statistics.
Sedgwick County won't say where the person lived or their age, all...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:30 PM
"The Brits are coming! The Brits are coming!" Simon Pegg shouted before the Aug. 21 premiere of "The World's End" at the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood. He wasn't kidding.
After the hotly-attended premiere, Focus Features took the pub crawl laffer down the...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:54 PM
University of Notre Dame senior linebacker Danny Spond was forced to end his college football career. The Littleton, Colo., native has suffered from hemiplegic migraines over the past year. Spond will remain with the program and mentor the Fighting...