| Oct 23, 2012
| 6:21 PM
Frank Tanabe’s health is deteriorating fast, but his desire to vote is not.
The 93-year-old Japanese American lies on his deathbed in his daughter’s Honolulu home, in hospice care since early September after doctors discovered his liver...
| Aug 21, 2012
Henry Herx, who for more than 30 years prepared the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' movie ratings and wrote reviews that were distributed by the Catholic News Service, has died. He was 79.
Herx died Wednesday at his home in Ramsey, N.J., of...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 3:11 PM
THAME, England -- Crowds lined the streets of a southern English town on Friday as a horse-drawn carriage pulled the coffin of Bee Gees star Robin Gibb to his funeral.
Gibb, one of three brothers who made up the group the Bee Gees behind "Saturday...
| May 21, 2012
| 8:19 AM
1) St. Vincent's Medical Center
Dr. Lawrence Schek, chief medical officer at St. Vincent's Medical Center, stands proudly behind the care his facility provides. "We have an outstanding cancer center with cutting edge technology with respect to...
| May 21, 2012
| 9:29 AM
Robin Gibb, one of three brothers who made up the disco group the Bee Gees behind "Saturday Night Fever" and other hits from the 1970s, died on Sunday, according to a statement on his website. He was 62.
Gibb "passed away today following his long...
| May 23, 2012
| 6:46 PM
ENCINITAS, Calif. - A new study shows men who donate blood dramatically reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke.
"I started giving blood in high school and I've been pretty consistent after that," blood donor Jason Janecek said. "I try to give...
| May 26, 2012
| 6:35 PM
Goodbye, Mr. Fuentes.
I apologize in advance for this, if it does not make sense, as I have not been able to put through one coherent thought.
May 18, the day he died, was one of the most difficult of my life.
Check that — the last week has...
| May 31, 2012
| 4:10 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - The number of people with cancer is set to surge by more than 75 percent across the world by 2030, with particularly sharp rises in poor countries as they adopt unhealthy "Westernised" lifestyles, a study said on Friday.
| Jun 1, 2012
Baby boomer alert! The government has come out with a draft recommendation that all those born between 1945 and 1965 be tested for Hepatitis C.
The virus that causes chronic infections in eight of 10 affected and leads to liver disease, was first...
| 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...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:32 AM
Anewly formed infectious disease clinic in Lynchburg, VA is bringing expert medical care to those in the area with hepatitis C.
An estimated 3.2 million people in the United States have a chronic hepatitis C viral infection. Most of them don’t even...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 8:00 AM
La Cañada Flintridge resident Andrew Torres was a member of the U.S. Naval Academy’s Class of 2002, which was preparing for a military career when the 9/11 terror strikes occurred.
Many of his classmates went on to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan....