| Jan 31, 2014
| 8:40 AM
A man who spent more than three years in a Sacramento jail on charges that he killed his 4-month-old son was released Thursday after prosecutors told a judge they could no longer prove beyond a reasonable doubt that he had inflicted the injuries....
| Feb 4, 2014
I've seen a lot of patients in recent weeks with complaints of "stomach flu." Just to be clear, "stomach flu" really is not flu at all, and has nothing to do with influenza. The stomach stuff is actually called gastroenteritis, and is typically caused...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Kelly Clarkson guessed at it in November, and it turns out Mama's instincts were right: The singer is having a baby girl!
"We just found out we're having a girl officially! I knew it!," Clarkson said Monday on Twitter. "Only a girl could cause this much...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Royal Caribbean International is bringing its Explorer of the Seas cruise ship back to port two days early after more than 600 passengers and crew members fell sick with a stomach flu during a 10-day Caribbean cruise.
The Miami-based cruise line made...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:06 PM
BAYONNE, N.J. — At first he thought it was the fish.
Maurice Weizmann, a Montreal businessman on a Royal Caribbean cruise with his wife, started vomiting on the second night of the 10-day voyage after eating dinner and watching a show on the...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 1:43 PM
BAYONNE, N.J. -- At first he thought it was the fish.
Maurice Weizmann, a Montreal businessman on a Royal Caribbean cruise with his wife, started vomiting on the second night of the 10-day voyage after eating dinner and watching a show on the ship...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 6:30 PM
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — For the third straight day, with more ahead, about 300,000 residents of West Virginia were unable to use their tap water because a chemical solvent leaked into the area’s water supply Thursday.
As authorities on...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 4:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was diagnosed with eosinophilic esophagitis a few months ago, but have had trouble with food getting stuck for years, so I've probably had it for a long time. Is it reasonable to first try elimination diets to figure out what foods...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Q: I was thinking about flying reindeer. Of course, I don't believe reindeer can fly, but do any other animals fly aside from birds? -- P.P., Little Rock, AK
A: Bats are the only mammals that actually fly. There are several species which glide, such as...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Q: I adopted a Shar-Pei/Australian Cattle Dog cross from a shelter. She had been a stray. She's lovable toward us, and very smart, but when we walk her on a leash, she becomes a devil dog, going after other dogs, barking and spinning. It's very hard for...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:58 PM
All the amenities of modern medicine are available at a new West Los Angeles hospital. There's 24-hour emergency care, a team of surgeons, psychology and physical therapy units, MRI and CT machines, one of the top oncologists in the country.