| Nov 12, 2013
| 7:15 PM
MIDDLETOWN — Dr. Tory Westbrook's unusual examinations of five women did not serve a medical purpose but were sexual assaults done for Westbrook's own sexual gratification, a prosecutor told jurors during closing arguments Tuesday.
| Nov 9, 2013
| 2:55 PM
John Morgan's dad wouldn't eat. Radiation treatments for his esophageal cancer had burned out Ramon Morgan's throat and deadened his taste buds.
He twisted himself into a fetal position, hallucinating from the pain and drugs he was prescribed and tied...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:33 AM
Nan Rich of Weston, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor, said Friday she supports a proposed ballot initiative that would legalize the use of medical marijuana in Florida.
“I’ve seen the research, I’ve studied the...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 12:53 PM
During his 14-year career as an Orange County Sheriff's deputy, Mariano "Rocky" Lemus knew there was a chance he'd die in the line of duty.
And when he did, his relatives and their attorneys say, the U.S. Department of Justice forced his family into...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Reign An envoy (Luke Roberts) tells...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Together, hepatitis B and C represent one of the major threats to global health. Hepatitis B and C are both 'silent' viruses, and because many people feel no symptoms, you could be infected for years without knowing it....
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Accused Libyan terrorist Abu Anas al Liby pleaded not guilty in federal court in New York on Tuesday to charges of conspiring to kill U.S. citizens in connection with the U.S. embassy bombings in Africa in 1998.
Al Liby , whose real name is Nazih...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently heard that the CDC now recommends baby boomers be tested for hepatitis C. Is that true? If so, why is testing necessary? Wouldn't I have symptoms if I had the disease?
ANSWER: It is true that the U.S. Centers for Disease...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Q: I just found out that I have hepatitis C. I feel fine. I heard that milk thistle is good for the liver. Does it help people with hepatitis C?
A: More than 3 million Americans are infected with the virus that causes hepatitis C. About three-quarters of...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Harvard Health Blog
Wiser use of prescription medications by everyone--doctors and their patients--could save the U.S. health care system more than $200 billion a year. That's the conclusion of a new report, "Avoidable Costs in U.S. Healthcare," from the...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Ouch! Yeoww! Sizzle ... Yikes! Eeeck! Whiff … Dang! Why did I ever think I wanted that tat there forever?
Tattoo removal is a sort of oxymoron, an expression of opposite concepts. Taking the plunge into inking one's skin has something in common...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:00 PM
When Natalie Cole and Chucho Valdés share a bill Wednesday night at the Hollywood Bowl, it will mark a long-delayed reunion of two languages and two musical dynasties.
More than half a century ago, on the eve of the Cuban Revolution, Cole's father,...