| Sep 17, 2010
For more than a decade, Cheryl Clark has lived with the chronic pain that accompanies fibromyalgia. After years of suffering with severe flulike aches and pains, she finally found some relief — but it didn't come from a pill or a shot. It came...
| Sep 2, 2010
| 9:46 AM
IOWA CITY, IA -- A University of Iowa football player somehow walked away from a horrific crash that was all caught on video.
Offensive lineman Josh Koeppel was riding his moped in downtown Iowa City on Monday when he was hit by a pick-up truck.
| Sep 24, 2010
Nipple piercings may be eye-catching, but women who have them are at much higher risk for developing painful, recurrent breast abscesses, a new study reports.
The abscesses—pus-filled infections surrounded by swollen, inflamed tissue under the...
| Aug 12, 2011
Philip Levine, the Pulitzer Prize winner who was named the nation's next poet laureate Wednesday, has spent much of his career listening and reflecting on the voices of America. In his new job he said he has one main goal.
"I want to bring poetry to...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 1:23 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids who get lots of antibiotics from their doctors are more likely to harbor the MRSA superbug, although it's still rare, a new study of British youngsters has found.
While that doesn't prove the drugs are to blame for the...
| May 18, 2011
| 12:19 PM
Post-workout euphoria can leave you feeling pumped to conquer the world — until the next morning, when you can barely walk to the bathroom or lift an arm to brush your teeth.
Such are the painful rewards of delayed onset muscle soreness, or DOMS, a...
| May 31, 2011
| 11:57 AM
Conway W. Snyder, eminent space scientist and long-time resident of La Crescenta, died in Redlands on April 14th at the age of 93.
Born in Macon, Missouri, in 1918, Snyder moved to California in 1932. He earned a BA in Physics from the University of...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 1:27 PM
Q A lot of studies I’ve read show that being high doesn’t impair your driving, and some say it actually improves it by making you more cautious. Is this true?
A There’ve been some studies, like one conducted by Hartford Hospital and the...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 3:59 PM
According to the American Cancer Society about 207,090 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010. That's the bad news. The good news is that currently there are over 2.5 million breast cancer survivors in the United States.
My grandmother fits...
| Jun 22, 2011
Tracy Highfill is divorced and says she first had sex around the age of 16.
"Absolutely, very close to that," said Plano resident Tracy Highfill.
Highfill is part of a group called Divorcing Independent Very Able Survivors, or D.I.V.A.S. It provides...
| Oct 22, 2010
| 2:36 PM
"Grant Wood: A Life"
By R. Tripp Evans
Knopf, $37.50, 432 pages
Controversy attended Grant Wood's iconic and enigmatic painting "American Gothic" from its first public viewing, a juried exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1930. The depiction...
| Nov 23, 2010
Bob Parkinson began teaching Sunday school when he was still a teenager. Back then, Calvin Coolidge was president and Parkinson lived on a South Dakota cattle ranch, a long way from Glendale First United Methodist Church, where he has since become a...