| Jan 8, 2010
| 9:14 AM
Children are often the forgotten casualties of war, but for a badly burned girl from Gaza, there is a brighter future ahead thanks to some local doctors.
Farah Abu Halima, 3, arrived in Escondido from Gaza back in November. She has scars on her face...
| Dec 21, 2009
Appendicitis refers to an acute inflammatory process involving the appendix, which is a small, worm-like appendage of the first part of the colon, writes Dr. Jason Roland, co-director of minimally invasive and laparoscopic surgery at Good Samaritan...
| Feb 4, 2010
| 8:47 AM
CHESAPEAKE Feb. 27. Constance Stepney (55) and grandson Terrell Stepney (19).
Police went to address on Ida Street and found Terrell suffering from drug overdose. Found Constance inside, dead at the scene. Terrell pronounced dead 2/28 at hospital. Police...
| Jan 25, 2010
Have you ever thought of using a folding chair when performing abdominal crunches? Try it. You'll find that it's a comfortable way to focus on contracting your abs without feeling pressure on your back.
1. Place an open-back chair or bench on a flat,...
| Mar 27, 2010
| 8:59 PM
This is one unusual experiment for Cliff Lee and the Seattle Mariners. Any major league team, for that matter.
Lee is sidelined with a strained abdomen that could cause him to miss the first weeks of the season, but the Mariners are using platelet-rich...
| Apr 18, 2010
Police are seeking a suspect after a teenager was stabbed in the stomach in Kalamazoo early Sunday.
At 2:30 a.m. Sunday, Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety officers responded to Bronson Hospital after a 17-year-old Kalamazoo male arrived there with...
| Sep 23, 2009
| 8:52 PM
TOLEDO, Ohio -– Carolyn Savage didn't know what to think, what to say, where to look as the ultrasound wand glided over her belly. It was supposed to be her baby inside. Not someone else's.
Yet here she was in her doctor's office with the baby's...
| Oct 5, 2009
| 8:32 PM
WESTWOOD -- Two UCLA students arrested in connection with a fight and stabbing at an off-campus fraternity party have been released from custody.
School officials said Monday that 19-year-olds Justin Kim and Chris Yi were released after the district...
| Aug 17, 2009
There's something about digestive difficulties that makes them hard to discuss in polite company -- which leaves many of us suffering one problem or another in silence. Yet fixes can be as simple as making informed lifestyle changes or taking over-the-...
| Nov 12, 2009
If there were such a thing as the heart bone, it would be smack in the middle of each line of the old spiritual, " Dem Bones." Once thought of as a solitary, aloof pump, the heart is now known to affect, and be affected by, all parts of the body.
| Jan 4, 2006
It started with a terrible dream: Cyrus Tehrani had died. At the funeral, his wife and six children wept over his outsized coffin.
That nightmare jolted Joe Guarderas awake. He knew that if his best friend Cyrus, 34, didn't take drastic action, the dream...
| Jun 5, 2005
A wire snakes from the EKG monitor, swoops past the rolling cart with the chocolate milk and orange wedges, up the bed, past the pink teddy bear and around Sarah's thumb.
Inside Room 504 at Rush Children's Hospital, the EKG monitor blips. Sarah's heart...