| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:19 PM
Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton said Tuesday he expects to sit out "a couple days" for treatment of a stiff right ankle.
Hamilton had X-ray and MRI examinations Tuesday. The X-rays were negative; the MRI exam showed inflammation. Hamilton said he...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:44 PM
CHELMSFORD, Mass. — It's hard work being one of Dr. Damian Folch's diabetic patients.
If a lab test shows high cholesterol, Folch is quick to call or email. No patient can leave the office without scheduling an annual eye exam, a key preventive...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 6:44 PM
Players are falling so fast, the Dodgers are still calling up fresh bodies in the middle of September.
Andre Ethier and Hanley Ramirez were out of the lineup Saturday, and Matt Kemp remained in Arizona testing his sore hamstring, so the Dodgers called...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Ouch! Yeoww! Sizzle ... Yikes! Eeeck! Whiff … Dang! Why did I ever think I wanted that tat there forever?
Tattoo removal is a sort of oxymoron, an expression of opposite concepts. Taking the plunge into inking one's skin has something in common...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 7:15 PM
An injury plagued season in which Peter Bourjos spent more time on the disabled list than the active roster will end — fittingly, it seems — with surgery.
The Angels center fielder, one of the team's top hitters in April and June, will...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Boston Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is wearing a protective boot on his injured right foot, and there is no timetable for his return to the lineup.
Red Sox Manager John Farrell said an MRI exam on Saturday morning showed inflammation and...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Huff. Miller. Marshall.
No, not Sam Huff, Dennis Miller and Jim Marshall.
David Huff. Jim Miller. Brett Marshall.
Clinging desperately to the shreds known as their wild-card hopes, the Yankees and Joe Girardi did only what Phil Hughes, Joba...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Thursday's $765-million settlement between the National Football League and 4,500 retired NFL players underscores two key facts about traumatic brain injury: that it is difficult to prove and measure -- especially many years after the fact -- and that its...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:58 PM
UCLA had a key player hobble off the field Thursday.
Starting left tackle Simon Goines injured his right knee during a live scrimmage while the Bruins working on short-yardage situations. Goines was helped off the field and later carted to the...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:17 PM
William McMurray's friends and family took note of the many nonhuman attendees — whales, dolphins and deer — at his celebration of life last week.
It was fitting for a boy who loved animals so much.
William, 12, died Aug. 7 from the...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Doctors have increasingly ignored clinical guidelines for the treatment of routine back pain by prescribing powerful and addictive narcotics instead of other recommended painkillers and by recommending unwarranted diagnostic imagery, according to a new...
| Jul 31, 2013
It used to be that when a child received a cancer diagnosis, the focus was primarily an immediate one: To cure the child.
But over the last two decades, researchers have found that the cancer treatments that are so effective in saving children's lives...