| May 18, 2013
| 10:28 PM
Soccer--Premier League, teams to be announced, 9:30 a.m. (ESPN2); MLS, Los Angeles at New York, 12:10 p.m. (ESPN2)
Auto Racing--Indy Racing League, IndyCar Indianapolis 500 Bump Day, 11 a.m. (NBCSN); Drag Racing, NHRA Kansas...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:01 AM
Larry Koehler, a veterinarian at Jensen’s Animal Hospital in Petoskey, answers questions as he performs surgery on a dog.
Yes, he’s been practicing veterinary medicine for 40 years.
Yes, he’s worked at the same clinic his entire...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 10:12 PM
Major League Baseball--Minnesota Twins at Cleveland Indians, Noon (FXSP); Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees, 1 p.m. (TBS); Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals, 1 p.m. (WGN); Texas Rangers at St. Louis Cardinals, 7 p.m. (ESPN)...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 10:48 PM
Avera St. Luke's has received verification as a Level III Trauma Center from the American College of Surgeons, making it one of seven hospitals in the state with a Level III or II rating.
Level III trauma centers must have continuous physician and...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 10:36 PM
With USC's acquisition of Verdugo Hills Hospital finalized last week, doctors on staff at Verdugo Hills are saying the merger's impact likely will be a mixed bag.
Dr. Ben Pradhan, an orthopedic surgeon, said USC’s acquisition of the hospital will...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 4:30 PM
With everything finally going so well for him, both on and off the field, former Menchville High pitcher Ethan Carter has torn the ulnar collateral ligament in his right (pitching) elbow and will undergo Tommy John surgery next week.
Carter is done for...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Q: Is it true that snail slime is found in many facial creams? If so, what are the benefits of snail slime?
A: We are constantly amazed at the ingenuity of skin-care manufacturers. Snail slime does indeed appear to be the latest exotic ingredient...
| Apr 17, 2013
Orthopedic surgeons on the Peninsula have carved out a specialty in the "jiffy hip." Their teaching is now helping to spread the anterior muscle-sparing procedure for hip replacement around the country — and the world.
On Monday, thanks to the...
| May 10, 2013
| 9:27 PM
Thom McDaniels is no stranger to surgery. As a longtime athlete and high school football coach, he's spent years putting his knees through the wringer. After injuring his right knee again during football practice, he was told by an orthopedic surgeon that...
| May 11, 2013
Mary Novotny Jeffries was 11 when she lost her right leg, from the hip down, to bone cancer.
When she returned to the home she shared with her parents and eight siblings on Chicago's South Side, everything — and nothing — had changed.
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:24 PM
A joint investigation released this week by the Daily Telegraph and the British Medical Journal shows that the agencies responsible for certifying the safety of new medical implants are more interested in pleasing manufacturers than in protecting...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 3:09 PM
The day Dr. LeRoy Walker, then 74, became the first black president of the U.S. Olympic Committee in October of 1992, I noted how Walker's willingness to speak his mind discomfited some USOC officials.
After what he had experienced as a child of the Jim...