| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:48 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow has revealed that she has a benign brain tumor.
The Grammy winner's tumor was discovered during a recent MRI, after she forgot the words to part of her hit song "Soak Up the Sun" at a Florida concert....
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:36 AM
"An Urologist's View on PSA Testing" by Dr. Roger E. Schultz, MD, of Riverside Hampton Roads Urology. Schultz is the co-author with Alex Olive of "Humanizing Prostate Cancer," a manual for patients.
"The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has decided...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 11:15 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday approved repealing the ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in a second vote on the matter.
The repeal ordinance passed last Tuesday by an 11-2 vote, but since it wasn't unanimous, a second...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 7:49 AM
HUTCHINSON, Kan. - We descended into the belly of the Earth.
"It's going to take us just a couple of minutes to go underground. Does anybody have a problem going down in the dark?" our cheerful guide asked.
"Yes!" I screamed in my head. But I said...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 12:57 PM
This is your brain on sugar — for real. Scientists have used imaging tests to show for the first time that fructose, a sugar that saturates the American diet, can trigger brain changes that may lead to overeating.
After drinking a fructose...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 10:57 AM
A Yale University endrocrinologist named Robert Sherwin was part of a study indicating high-fructose corn syrup may be blocking our brains ability to tell whether we're hungry or not.
Since there's so much of the corn syrup in processed foods, the...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:48 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Singer Cheryl Crow says she believes using her cell phone excessively caused her to develop a benign brain tumor.
Crow appeared on the premiere episode of Katie Couric's new afternoon talk show on Monday.
She said she began to...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 6:06 PM
Friday was a big day for private-sector health care specialty services in Hagerstown and Washington County.
Dozens of people, including employees, doctors, guests and elected officials, attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 8:46 PM
It's not fair that anyone, let alone a child, gets diagnosed with cancer. But, Sunday at the Inaugural Pediatric Cancer Survivor's Day at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, it was a day to celebrate hundreds of children, who survived that terrible fate....
| Jun 13, 2012
| 10:30 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The use of medical imaging tests such as CT scans and MRIs has increased in recent years, leading to concerns about the risks of exposure to radiation.
The number of CT scans ordered per 1,000 patients nearly tripled between 1996...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Facing down a man-eating lion is not the same as facing down an Excel spreadsheet, but try explaining that to your body's stress receptors.
And good luck getting their attention above the din of your stalled commuter train, looming presentation at work,...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:49 PM
After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Hollye Jacobs felt like she lost her health, her breasts and her mind. But when she finished with radiation and started settling in at home, she was hit with another loss: She missed having treatment.