| Jul 20, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Autopsy results revealed this afternoon that heat contributed in the death of a South Side woman, bringing the number to at least two deaths where heat was a factor in this week's heat wave.
Hazel Perisee, 62, of the 1800 block of West 79th Street, was...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:23 PM
It's a story that is captivating people on both sides of the Atlantic.
On Feb. 28, the Desert Sun newspaper reported, a man was discovered unconscious in a Motel 6 in Palm Springs. He was taken to the hospital, where he awoke in the emergency room. ...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Law-enforcement officers often respond to calls involving feuding couples, violent relatives and other acts of aggression in the home.
But sometimes, officers are the ones involved in domestic disputes.
To help prevent such violence in officers' homes...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"Natural" foods, free of preservatives, continue to trend. But is avoiding preservatives really necessary?
If you keep a loaf of homemade bread on the counter for a few days, the telltale signs of spoilage begin: mold, discoloration and an off taste. The...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I cannot write this the way I want. Doing so would invade the privacy of too many people. But I can't be silent, either.
Last week, you see, President Obama spoke before a conference of mental health advocates at the White House. It is necessary, he...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 9:37 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A skills-building program offered as part of high school health classes may help prevent obesity, depression and drinking among teenagers, a new study suggests.
"Our hope is that schools after seeing these outcomes will say,...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 2:00 AM
A few years after Stephen Sonnone took on the daily task of caring for his mother, whose mind was steeply declining due to Alzheimer's disease, he suffered from pancreatitis.
He attributes it to his role as his mother's primary caregiver.
| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:48 AM
For author and entrepreneur Todd Patkin, going off to college was not exactly a fond memory.
"Everyone tells you it's going to be the time of your life, but I had the worst experience," said Patkin, now 48 and the author of "Finding Happiness: One Man's...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Simple, life-changing steps to get engaged and get healthy.
In our fast-paced, multitasking world, focusing on anything for more than a few moments at a time can be challenging. But learning to focus your attention on the present moment can have benefits...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:24 PM
General Mohinder M. Walia defies my ideas of war and peace. The 77-year-old spent 40 years leading troops India. His message, however, is all about cultivating peace, inner wisdom, health and a positive attitude. "Wear a smile," is one of his sayings....
| Aug 22, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Healthy ideas to feel your best this autumn
1. GET OUTSIDE
The fall season brings with it plenty of cool, crisp air and vibrant fall foliage – making it the perfect time for outdoor activities. The comfortable temperatures make it ideal for a...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:45 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A type of therapy developed to treat victims of military trauma can help ease distress and depression among mothers of babies born prematurely, a new study finds.
"Having a premature birth is an extremely traumatic event for...