| Nov 30, 2009
Stroke is the third-leading cause of death in the United States each year, writes Dr. Paul Lucas, director of the Vascular Laboratory at Mercy Medical Center. It's the second-leading cause of cardiovascular death and the most common cause of death as a...
| Jun 17, 2009
Seattle's Magnolia neighborhood came together today to honor a Special Olympics athlete who was attacked in an apparent hate crime earlier this month.
Friends, family and even strangers enjoyed a barbecue in Hannah Geiger's honor this afternoon.
| Aug 20, 2009
This is about the time of year more than a few cyclists start feeling the soreness of overworked knees and shoulders.
Long days in the saddle can lead to injuries caused as much by an ill-fitting bike as a lack of cycling fitness. Knee pain, shoulder...
| Mar 22, 2009
Los Angeles has one of the highest diabetes-related amputation rates in the country. Yet vascular surgeon Dr. George Andros can't seem to draw enough attention to the problem, which has skyrocketed nationally.
"It's not sexy," he acknowledges. "Who cares...
| Sep 12, 2001
| 2:00 AM
As this horrible morning breaks, as the first light falls on New York and Washington, falling on the rubble covering thousands of Americans murdered by terrorists, we are confronted by our obligations.
Tuesday was a day of numbness and horror as we...