| May 15, 2013
For most women, the risk of developing breast cancer over a lifetime is 12 percent. For women who carry the BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation, that risk multiplies to close to 87 percent. In choosing a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy, Hollywood star Angelina...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:15 PM
The bleak chamber of an MRI machine is among the least funny places on earth, but a group of German researchers is using the device to probe the origins of laughter in the human brain.
In a paper published Monday in the journal PLOS One, scientists...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 2:03 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Parents whose children are struggling with math often view intense tutoring as the best way to help them master crucial skills, but a new study released on Monday suggests that for some kids even that is a lost cause.
| May 4, 2013
As a family physician in Newport News, Peter Anderson developed a team care approach in order to handle more patients while providing better, more focused care. His success led him into the consulting business.
His Team Care Medicine company has now...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Jesús García saw no reason to be afraid of death.
"It's not good to fear anything," he once said. "Death is always around, but you've got to laugh at death."
After leaving the hospital that afternoon in early May, he boarded the bus at Vermont and...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 6:05 PM
Visibly aging but young at heart? Don't count on it, researchers suggested.
In a study following more than 10,000 people over 35 years, the presence of visible signs of aging signaled an increased risk of heart attack and heart disease.
| Oct 2, 2012
| 1:34 PM
L.A. Councilman Bill Rosendahl delivered an impassioned plea to his colleagues on the issue of pot dispensaries, asking them: “Where does anybody go, even a councilman go, to get his medical marijuana?”...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 4:32 PM
As the owner of Atlanta’s Bridals By Lori, Lori Allen — the sunny, spunky and beloved star of TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta and Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids — has helped many brides whose lives and families have been...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Evan Mathis blames himself, even though Michael Vick almost deserved to absorb the brutal shot Jermaine Cunningham delivered last night, knocking the Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback out of his second straight preseason game and almost certainly out of...
| Dec 19, 2012
New research has uncovered how manipulating levels of a brain neurotransmitter might help common memory and learning difficulties in multiple sclerosis.
Johns Hopkins University researchers said the results from their experiments, while very...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:25 PM
His velocity was down. Everyone knew it. But that, Ruben Amaro Jr. said, wasn’t enough for the Phillies to have Roy Halladay examined by a doctor in spring training. “That’s not normal protocol,” Amaro said. “We check with...
| May 8, 2012
| 9:37 PM
What a season it has been for Newbury Park right-hander Luke Eubank, who threw his third no-hitter of the season on Tuesday in a 4-0 victory over Agoura in a Marmonte League game. Eubank struck out six and walked none.......