| 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,...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Medical marijuana may ease the pain for some North Shore residents with chronic health conditions, but it's giving Highwood officials administrative headaches.
Count Highwood among the many Chicagoland communities, including Highland Park and Deerfield,...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 2:30 PM
"Story of My Death," Catalan director Albert Serra's imagined meeting of two oft-filmed historical figures--Casanova and Dracula--won the Golden Leopard Saturday night at the 66th Locarno Film Festival, the first edition under the stewardship of...
| 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 14, 2013
| 6:22 AM
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A traveling hospital technician accused of infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis C through needles tainted with his own blood reached an agreement with prosecutors that would give him a sentence of as little as 30 years...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:20 PM
(AP) - A hospital technician accused of causing a multi-state outbreak of hepatitis C last year is set to plead guilty in New Hampshire federal court in exchange for a prison term of 30 to 40 years.
A plea agreement filed Monday says the deal would...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 11:30 AM
A health crisis is barreling down on the free-love generation. Reported cases of hepatitis C, an infectious virus that is the leading cause of liver transplants and cancers, are skyrocketing among South Florida baby boomers this year, and public health...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 8:49 PM
"World Hepatitis Day" — which, in case you missed it, was Sunday — may not sound like an especially festive occasion.
OraSure Technologies of Bethlehem, however, did have reason to celebrate: Last month an expert panel issued a ruling that,...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Bacteria found in the summertime waters along the Gulf Coast pose a health risk to Floridians, according to an advisory issued this week by the state’s Department of Health.
Warm water in the Gulf may carry a bacteria called vibrio vulnificus,...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Dozens of patients who received colonoscopy procedures at a Chanute hospital may have been exposed to hepatitis and the HIV virus.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said 244 patients may have been exposed to the viruses at Neosho...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:17 PM
A man who was serving 25 years to life in prison under the state’s three strikes law after a conviction for unlawful taking of a vehicle will be released from custody after a judge determined Monday that he does not pose an unreasonable risk of...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 2:05 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Adults born between 1945 and 1965 should be screened once for hepatitis C, a government-backed panel recommended today.
The statement, from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), is stronger than draft...