| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Q: I'm considering gastric bypass surgery. I really enjoy my nightly glass of wine. Will I still be able to drink after the surgery?
A: It might be best to avoid alcohol for a while right after the surgery. A recent study highlighted why you need to be...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:00 AM
SAN DIEGO — Singer and guitarist James Hetfield wore a familiar trickster grin and a pair of 3D glasses as he bobbed his head to the thundering riffs of "Enter Sandman," but it was a different sort of arena that was playing host to the world's...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:48 PM
A physician who has created a new model for providing health care to those who can least afford it.
A novelist who takes readers into the swampy backwaters of the Everglades.
An astrophysicist who searches for other planets — and finds them....
| Oct 26, 2013
Dear Amy: My husband and I have been married for 14 years. He is 80. He developed some form of dementia about four years after we married, and I am his caregiver. He is very high-functioning, enjoys life, reads and has hobbies, though he has started to...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:34 PM
Former TV weatherman Rob Lopicola's hope for a full acquittal faded Thursday when a Palm Beach County jury convicted him on two out of three sex charges involving a former Boca Raton teenager.
The six jurors returned a split verdict, acquitting Lopicola...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:09 PM
The Huntington Beach City Council continued to address the alcohol problem in the downtown area by agreeing Monday to proceed with clamping down on liquor licenses in the area.
Council members voted 6 to 1, with Mayor Pro Tem Matthew Harper dissenting,...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Jason Bergquist tugs the laces tight on his Nike cleats and grins at his parents in the front row of the bleachers at the Hollywood Recreation Center. With zero wins for the season, Bergquist's kickball team has a lot to prove.
His mother snaps iPhone...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:09 AM
A convicted bank robber pleaded guilty today to executing a dramatic, dead-of-night escape from a Loop federal jail last December.
Kenneth Conley, 39, entered his plea to one count of escape during a brief hearing before U.S. District Judge Gary...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 7:48 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The American Heart Association wants to improve the heart health of all Americans by 20 percent by 2020.
To meet that goal, treating unhealthy habits will be just as important as treating high blood pressure and cholesterol,...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:52 PM
A Woodstock man with a history of severe mental illness was sentenced to 30 years in prison this evening for the grisly murder of a homeless man in 2009.
Kyle Morgan, 29, who also battled drug and alcohol addiction for years, his father testified,...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:44 AM
The squeaking wheel may get the oil, but the grinding wheel rim usually gets pulled over.
For nearly 3 miles, accused DUI driver Stephen Matthew Sisson drove on two flat tires with his rims scraping the road while repeatedly pausing for and then running...
| Oct 7, 2013
Dear Amy: I love my husband of 20 years. He's a good man. He is intelligent, well-read, a good husband (for the most part) and a good father.
I know for certain my husband isn't gay, but for the better part of our marriage, we've not had sex on a...