| 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...
| Feb 21, 2011
Second of four parts
I didn't spot Clarence Hardin walking around downtown South Bend anymore, after he had apparently left his apartment there. But I had no idea where to look for him.
A couple of years passed. Every once in a while, the publisher...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 2:42 PM
It's four words no parent wants to hear, your child has cancer. But it's news a couple in Rose Hill have taken twice, as their nine-year-old son battles a rare type of cancer.
But Charlie Futhey is using You-Tube to show his parents his strength to...
| Mar 26, 2010
| 3:32 PM
The Mariners are shutting Cliff Lee down for five days in hopes his strained abdomen heals, making it likely the 2008 AL Cy Young Award winner will begin his debut season in Seattle on the disabled list.
Manager Don Wakamatsu said Friday that the team'...
| May 7, 2007
Inside a gray government cubicle littered with colorful construction toys, Jonathan Midgett played with pieces from a Magnetix set, one of the year's hottest sellers.
Midgett connected and disconnected them as a child would. Remembering that day, the...
| Apr 13, 2010
Summer is just around the corner, guys. And nothing looks worse than a beer gut hanging over that new Speedo.
But belly fat does more than spoil everyone's day at the beach. It's also associated with a variety of adverse health issues and can be a...
| Dec 15, 2009
If you're carrying a few extra pounds, you're not alone. But this is one case where following the crowd isn't a good idea. Carrying extra weight - especially belly fat = can be risky.
Michael Jensen, M.D., an endocrinology specialist at Mayo Clinic,...
| Mar 6, 2010
| 4:32 PM
The weight can creep up on you. One day you realize your waistline is not as trim as it once was. Youâve got a little belly going where you once were flat and firm. Or maybe itâs not so little.......
| Jan 18, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Among Southland doctors and nurses aiding Haitian earthquake relief efforts today is Dr. Henri Ford. As chief of surgery at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Ford helped Dr. Demetrios Demetriades organize a team of 10 trauma specialists from the Keck...
| Dec 1, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Doctors and patients are still grappling with the notion that when it comes to cancer screening, more isn't always better. A reader from West Springfield, Mass., offered to share this cautionary tale of what happened to her when a routine......