| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:28 PM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The hunt for the Griffin, a ship commanded by legendary French explorer La Salle, has taken an unlikely detour from northern Lake Michigan to a small-town hospital, where modern technology may help determine whether a...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 12:59 PM
An influential U.S. health care panel's recommendation for lung cancer screening of high-risk patients could fortify some hospitals' efforts to prevent deaths from the disease, which kills more each year than the next four deadliest cancers combined....
| Jun 23, 2013
| 6:32 PM
When Jerome Karle learned he was to share the Nobel Prize in chemistry, the Brooklyn-born scientist was miles above the Atlantic Ocean and quite unaware that his flight was about to turn into a champagne fete.
Karle had left his hotel room in Munich,...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:09 PM
GAYLORD, Mich. (AP) — Technicians at a northern Michigan hospital used a CT scan machine Saturday to take X-rays of a wooden beam that could be part of the Griffin, a ship commanded by the French explorer La Salle that has been missing for more than...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 12:38 PM
To understand why Zaven Khanjian wants the Armenian community in Syria — a dwindling population caught in the crossfire of civil war — to endure, you have to go back nearly a century.
Long before in-fighting began more than two years ago,...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Lehigh got the bad news today it was expecting. Preseason All-American guard C.J. McCollum likely will miss the next two months or more with a broken bone in his left foot, X-rays confirmed today. McCollum injured his left foot in......
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Asteroid 2012 DA14 is bearing down on Earth, rattling nerves and making sci-fi fans' eyes light up. But the cool ......
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Approximately 3,020 cancers could be prevented each year if doctors were more judicious about ordering CT scans for kids, according to a new study.
A CT scan is essentially a series of X-rays combined to give physicians a three-dimensional view of a...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 1:14 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Only about a third of patients surveyed at one U.S. medical center said their doctors told them about the possible risks of a CT scan, such as radiation exposure, a new study finds.
Researchers, who published their findings in...
| Mar 7, 2013
“I was wondering if anybody knows who to contact if you do not have very hot water in your apartment, that you can’t even take a shower, and that the kitchen sink’s water, you just put your hand under it, it doesn’t feel hot at all...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 4:16 PM
A 15-year-old boy was charged with trying to bring a handgun into a Northwest Side high school this morning, police said.
The incident happened at about 9 a.m. at Foreman High School, 3235 N. Leclaire Ave., police said.
The boy was with his mother as...