| Aug 31, 2012
| 7:20 AM
STUDIO CITY, Calif. (KTLA) -- Sage Stallone, the son of actor Sylvester Stallone, died of coronary artery disease, commonly known as hardening of the arteries.
The 36-year-old was found dead in his Los Angeles home on July 13 by his housekeeper, who...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 7:49 PM
They stood at the edge of the beach late Sunday afternoon, North Avenue lifeguards of beach days past, ready to pay tribute. But exactly where should the memorial be held?
“Her old spot,” George Velisaris called out.
They headed out onto the...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 4:04 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The L.A. County Coroner's Office says Whitney Houston's death was an accidental drowning in the bathtub of her suite at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
But, in its preliminary report, the coroner cites 'effects of atherosclerotic heart...
| Aug 4, 2012
We went for it anyway ... even though we were geographically undesirable. Love knows no bounds, right? So we flew in the face of reason and committed to a commuter relationship.
If it weren't for the vexing distance between us, we'd be the inspiration...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 3:58 PM
This is pretty disgusting and a little unnerving and we’re glad it`s in Australia and not the U.S.
Tobacco firms have taken a major blow from Australia’s high court.
The court has ruled that cigarettes and other tobacco products must be sold...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 1:48 AM
An autopsy performed Tuesday determined that hypothermia and coronary atherosclerosis caused the death of a 56-year-old man found unresponsive on a South Side street Monday, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
About 9:20 a.m....
| Feb 27, 2013
| 6:36 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A woman in her 20s was killed and two other people were injured when a car slammed into a pole in the South Chicago neighborhood this morning, authorities said. Read more
• A 56-...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 12:23 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - U.S. researchers found better levels of "good cholesterol" and other markers of heart health in the blood of middle-aged study subjects with a sunny outlook on life.
At least some of the connection between optimism and blood...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Chief Cook County Medical Examiner Stephen J. Cina said this afternoon that the body of lottery winner Urooj Khan, exhumed as part of a homicide investigation, was in an advanced state of decomposition but pathologists were able to take samples for...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:44 PM
The 55-year-old veteran Alaska Airlines pilot found dead on a 5 Freeway offramp in Burbank in October died of natural causes, authorities said Thursday.
The man — Lee Morris of Richland, Wash. — died of atherosclerotic heart disease, said Los...
| Feb 6, 2013
A recent study has found that females who stop having their periods before age 46 had a higher incidence of heart disease and stroke.
Doctors have long suspected that women who undergo early menopause might be at an increased risk for those medical...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 2:04 PM
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has named Dr. Josef Coresh the inaugural recipient of the George W. Comstock Professorship in Epidemiology.
The professorship honors the legacy of Dr. George Comstock, a physician and professor...