| 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...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:23 PM
"Cowboy" Jack Clement, maybe the most important figure in country music that most fans don’t know, died Thursday at his home in Nashville after battling liver cancer. He was 82.
Clement was one of the most revered musicians, producers,...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Fred Katz, a musician, composer and educator who helped introduce the cello to jazz, died Sept. 7 in Santa Monica from complications of kidney failure and liver cancer. He was 94.
His death was confirmed by his son, Hyman Katz.
A child prodigy on...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Don Nelson, a screenwriter, film producer and musician who co-wrote scripts for "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" — the classic American television series centered on his brother Ozzie's family — as well as for more than two dozen other...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:45 PM
For most of the past 41 years, Herman Wallace was allowed to leave his 6-by-9-foot Louisiana prison cell for only an hour a day a few times a week. He foresaw no end to the hours and days of his solitary confinement.
Convicted in the fatal 1972 stabbing...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Musician, composer and educator Fred Katz, the man who helped take the cello into jazz, died in Santa Monica over the weekend from complications from kidney failure and liver cancer. He was 94 years old.
Born in New York City in 1919, Katz was...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 11:44 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - U.S. food companies have "undue influence" in vouching for the safety of common additives such as salt, trans fats and artificial sweeteners, according to an analysis released on Wednesday that calls for better oversight of the...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 9:43 AM
St. Cloud Capt. Boyd Graham, a military veteran and longtime law-enforcement officer, lost his battle against liver cancer Friday morning.
Graham, 47, was diagnosed with Stage 4 liver cancer in March and retired August 7 because of his illness....
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Lawrence T. Christy, 84 passed away August 14th from liver cancer at his home in Dana Point.
Originally from Chicago he was an accomplished artist and long-time resident of Orange County. Owner of the Larry Christy Studio Gallery in Laguna Beach, his...
| 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 11, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Its been a busy summer for Hartford's professional hockey team.
The Connecticut Whale became the Hartford Wolf Pack, returning to the AHL franchise's old brand. And with that, we have the return of the mascot Sonar.
Meanwhile, there was a significant...
| Jun 10, 2013
Dogs can turn a dog-crazy street into a neighborhood, I wrote last week.
This week, a story about a neighborhood that became especially crazy about one dog.
The neighborhood is West Lakeview. The dog was Kuma.
Kuma was a 95-pound snow-white...