| Aug 15, 2012
| 4:59 PM
Q: My daughter developed numerous hemangiomas, most of them on her face and stomach, when she was a few months old. She's now 6 years old, and they have not gone away.
She is self-conscious about them, and people are always asking about her condition. Is...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:13 PM
LONDON -- Singer Robin Gibb has "confounded" his doctors by emerging from a coma just days after they thought he might not survive it, his physician said Sunday.
Days ago, Bee Gees star Gibb was in a coma and battling pneumonia, the latest turn in health...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 5:43 PM
It's not enough that we simply have to worry about the fat that's increasingly growing around our bellies.
Americans should also be concerned about the fat that they can't see: the stuff that's filling up their livers, more commonly known as Nonalcoholic...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 11:34 AM
A cutting edge treatment for cancer is now available close to home.
Carilion Clinic is teaming up with Blue Ridge Cancer Care to offer a treatment that targets tumors in the liver while keeping healthy tissue in tact.
Nerissa Tyeryar is a 30 year old...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 8:51 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb has woken from a coma more than a week after he lost consciousness and has attempted to communicate with family members at his hospital bedside, the BBC reported on Saturday.
Gibb, 62, has begun to show signs...
| Apr 29, 2012
Mickey Mantle was one of my favorite baseball heroes as I was growing up in Dargan. I still remember the exciting 1961 home run race between him and Roger Maris.
As Mantle lay in his New York hospital bed dying from cancer of the liver, he famously said,...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 6:23 PM
Ed Miller, who served as San Diego County district attorney for 24 years and, beginning in the scandal-ridden 1970s, was a major figure in reforming the city's political, business and law enforcement establishment, has died. He was 87.
| Feb 21, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Dashiell Codd went to Disneyland with his family Monday.
It was part of the 5-year-old's dream that was being fulfilled through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
He started off bashful and nervous in the park, his mother, Pam, said. He's always been that...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I'm not a fan of fungus, but I've heard that shiitake mushrooms are good for cancer. What do you think? — C.E., Boston
Dear C.E.: I think some mushrooms are amazing! Shiitake, known botanically as Lentinula edodes, are great for...
| Jan 30, 2013
A diagnosis of hepatitis C — a stubborn virus that is a common cause of chronic liver disease — can be devastating. In 2007, it passed HIV/AIDS in annual deaths, with more than 17,000 annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 11:33 AM
Former Bishop Walter F. Sullivan's life was celebrated in a packed Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond.
Sullivan's successor, Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo, celebrated the Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday before about 1,000 people. Sullivan died...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:29 PM
December is traditionally a time of shopping, socializing and reflection, when many La Cañadans gather together to put up the decorations, bake lasagna for the float builders, and plan for various cliffs, fiscal and otherwise.
In the spirit of winter...