| Aug 19, 2010
As part of the trend in developing surgeries without external wounds, surgeons this summer removed a woman's gallbladder through her mouth. The operation was performed as part of a clinical trial at the University of California, San Diego School of...
| Aug 23, 2010
Colonoscopy is an important tool to detect colorectal cancer. In recent years, virtual colonoscopy, which involves a CT scan of the colon instead of the invasive, optical inspection of the colon, has been shown to be as effective as traditional...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 1:43 PM
A patient who underwent an innovative weight loss surgery at Verdugo Hills Hospital last month is recovering and back at work in clothes that fit more loosely than they used to.
Dr. Ara Keshishian, a Glendale-based bariatric surgeon, performed the...
| Oct 6, 2010
| 10:43 AM
Bellevue City Councilman John Chelminiak is talking for the first time about the bear attack he survived last month. He described the fight for his life in chilling detail Wednesday morning from Harborview Medical Center, where he's recovering....
| Jun 29, 2011
Boys tossed around a baseball in the front yard at Theofanis Yianas' house in Palatine. Three little girls ran a lemonade stand in his driveway and other children were drawing brightly colored pictures with chalk.
But this was no ordinary play date. This...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 3:20 PM
Laguna Beach accountant Jeffrey Ross was a fit 54 when a sudden pain in his abdomen caused him to pass out and sent him down a course of medical investigation that led to a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, a 12-hour surgery, and a grim prognosis that he...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 6:26 AM
El jefe del comando estratégico operacional de las fuerzas armadas afirmó el viernes que la estabilidad del país "está garantizada" a pesar de la enfermedad del presidente Hugo Chávez, quien la víspera reconoció que padece cáncer.
El general en jefe...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 5:54 PM
CYPRESS, Calif. (KTLA) -- Funeral services were held Monday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Cypress for Democratic California Sen. Jenny Oropeza.
Oropeza, who was facing re-election next month, died in a Long Beach Hospital Wednesday from complications...
| Aug 21, 2009
We would all love to fit into an itsy-bitsy bikini, but it gets frustrating when all those crunches don't even create a hint of a six-pack. The fact is there's no such thing as 'spot reduction'--fat or size reduction from a specific body part. While...
| Dec 14, 2009
If you were to look at yourself in a full-length mirror right now, would your body be slumped with poor posture? If so, you might quickly sit up straight and pull your head and shoulders back but, in a minute or two, when you've forgotten about what you...
| Dec 29, 2009
Bikini season may be behind us but the party season is here and now!
Follow these exercise tips to help you give your metabolism a jump start, trim unsightly fat and build sexy muscle ASAP. Because the more you exercise now, the better chances you have...
| Feb 3, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What do I need to know about pelvic floor weakness? How is it treated?
ANSWER: For many women, pelvic problems begin with a feeling that something "down there" has fallen out of place. And that's exactly what may be occurring. Once...