| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:35 AM
This Oct. 1 could be nicknamed "Medical Marijuana Day" in Connecticut.
That's when Connecticut residents can actually start applying to have the legal right to use pot for medical purposes in this state.
The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection...
| Feb 20, 2013
The trouble began in early January 2012, when Hershey, my then nearly 11-year-old chocolate Lab, developed the first in a series of urinary tract infections. Eventually, the problem worsened to include full-blown incontinence, with Hershey waking up in...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Readers may remember Sonny from a column last April. We'd like to remind you that he still awaits his chance for the right home. This nine-year-old Akita mix has a handsome golden-brown fur coat.
He is easy to walk on leash, house-trained and well-...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 1:09 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Vision loss likely related to diabetes increased by 20 percent over less than a decade in the U.S., according to a new study.
So-called nonrefractive vision impairment - which includes glaucoma and cataracts - can't be...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 3:57 PM
The Northwest Glendale Lions Club provided vision screenings during the third annual Glendale Health Festival sponsored by the Armenian American Medical Society of Southern California at the Pacific Community Center in November.
The Lions have provided...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 12:03 PM
As often as 40 times a day, “Stephen L.” has a sense that everything he is doing, he has done before. Once, to disrupt the constant drag of this déjà vu, he lurched into a wild dance in front of a washroom mirror. That was something he was...
| Oct 6, 2012
(KTLA) Drinking at least three cups of coffee a day could increase your risk of developing glaucoma, according to a new study.
Researchers at Harvard University found that men and women who are heavy coffee drinkers are 34 percent more likely to...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 10:46 AM
There has been a lot of news about medical tests lately. Physicians are coming out against unnecessary testing and screenings to save patients time, money and health risks.
As a senior, how do you know which tests or screenings you should have done, and...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 12:03 PM
TALLAHASSEE – A decades-long battle between the optometrists and the ophthalmologists nicknamed the “eyeball wars” may be at an end.
The Senate sent a measure to the governor Thursday that effectively ended a long battle between two...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:52 AM
Gayle Anderson was live in Lawndale for to kick off AMERICAN DIABETES MONTH/ DIABETIC EYE DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH with the FITNESS SYNDICATE VS OBESITY. In honor of American Diabetes Month and Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, we want to remind...
| May 21, 2012
With her husband serving in the Army Air Forces during World War II, Evelyn Bryan Johnson was looking for something to occupy her time when she wasn't running their dry-cleaning business in Jefferson City, Tenn.
She found it in a small advertisement...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Cypress Hill's annual Smokeout returns to the Southland....