| Jan 11, 2011
Even as House Republicans press to repeal the health care law, government advisers this week are preparing to wade into one of the most contentious questions raised by the legislation: What benefits must insurers cover?
The answer will affect tens of...
| Feb 11, 2011
I headed south.
The barren winter landscape has become downright depressing. And this from someone who loves winter. Cabin fever has rapidly become igloo fever, as bare ground hasn't been seen for weeks, and weekends are spent shoveling off roofs and...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Laguna Beach will be the first Orange County city to get a glimpse of a rare collection of works by Auguste Rodin.
The exhibition opening Monday at the Laguna College of Art & Design celebrates the school's 50th year. Works are from the Iris and B....
| Mar 16, 2012
| 9:47 AM
In the summer of 2009, Diane Sechler, Meyersdale, had decreasing strength in her arms and hands, with recurrent trigger fingers and carpal tunnel syndrome. But her arthritis tests were negative.
"I had two surgeries but kept having unbearable symptoms,"...
| May 21, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Sue and John Gibbons suffered for years from various physical ailments, ranging from body aches and headaches to fatigue and confusion.
They describe seeking out a parade of medical specialists and thousands of dollars' worth of tests that never provided...
| Sep 29, 2011
American photographer Walker Evans left an indelible mark on this country's history with his striking images of squalor and poverty during the Great Depression. The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme will be exhibiting some of Evans' most famous pieces,...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 6:15 AM
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| Oct 2, 2011
| 1:20 PM
What was already a bitter and ugly divorce between Richard Shenkman and Nancy Tyler turned violent on July 7, 2009, the day police say Shenkman kidnapped Tyler at gunpoint, held her against her will and burned the house they once shared in South Windsor....
| Jul 13, 2011
When Dr. Jeffrey Piccirillo moved to the small college town of Grinnell, Iowa, the Joliet surgeon had been sued multiple times over allegations of malpractice, personal injury and negligence. In 2003, less than a year earlier, he had filed for bankruptcy....
| May 30, 2011
| 12:08 AM
Let’s just say that crowds weren’t a problem this year at B.O.M.B. Fest.
Actually, from a certain perspective, that was the problem.
About 8,000 people paid to attend (an average of 4,000 per day, with another 500 total comped in) the two-...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 5:00 PM
Q: Dr. Vogl, your last column was about tick season. I'm worried about my dog and Lyme Disease. Should I be?
I wouldn’t say that I can come close to Carnac the Magnificent’s ability to predict events, but we certainly did pluck a lot of ticks...