| Aug 12, 2010
A Mississippi man who federal prosecutors say fired a shotgun at three black men in a racially motivated attack following Hurricane Katrina pleaded not guilty Thursday to all five counts he faces.
Roland Bourgeois Jr., 47, who is white, from Columbia,...
| Aug 13, 2010
Three years ago, Amy Leyden took her 10-year-old son, Luke, on a vacation to Oregon. Her back hasn't been the same since.
In a furious game of touch football, Leyden made a spectacular catch but landed flat on her back. That night, she slept on a friend'...
| Jan 5, 2011
The OActive nee Brace and BioniCare® System from VQ OrthoCare is the first non-invasive, non-pharmaceutical treatment option for osteoarthritis of the knee. BioniCare treats the pain and symptoms caused by osteoarthritis of the knee by delivering a low-...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 4:30 PM
Listen to the players and their labor dispute with the NFL comes down to something no rational union in a thriving industry would accept: Work longer and get paid less.
It's more complicated than that, of course, though there is some truth to the union...
| Sep 5, 2010
Two years after selling her original namesake company, Taryn Rose is back in full force. The orthopedist/shoe designer, who made her name crafting fashion-forward designs that are as comfortable as they are pretty, has debuted a luxury line that is...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 1:12 PM
Maybe you've heard this one before: "No pain, no gain."
When it comes to athletic training, sometimes that pain is not just well-earned soreness from a solid workout. Sometimes it's a genuine injury.
How can an athlete — or someone who's just...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 9:44 PM
The devastating Haitian earthquake in January 2010 that destroyed countless lives came as a blessing in disguise for one little boy.
Alexander Hernandez, now 2 years old, was born with crippling deformities in three limbs. His left hand was webbed, his...
| Jul 11, 2011
Most athletic types would rather spend a month watching "Teletubbies" while reading Snooki's blog than suffer an injury. And when it comes to getting hurt, the knee is one of the worst things you can damage.
The most commonly injured knee ligament is the...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 8:42 AM
The headline blares: "Elderly Chicago woman found dead, mutilated." Four fingers of her right hand had been severed.
The prime suspect? The slain woman's best friend, Dr. Jennifer White, a recently retired orthopedic surgeon who is also her neighbor on...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 11:57 AM
You may think, if a doctor prescribes a medical treatment, it's been thoroughly tested. For one type of treatment, however, you would be dead wrong. A Consumer Reports' investigation found medical devices -- like defibrillators, joint replacements,...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 12:01 PM
Most people selectively remain in the dark about lung cancer until, by a twist of fate, they are forced to learn. For Stephanie Gatschet, that moment came in 2006, when her mother and best friend, Nancy, was diagnosed with small-cell lung cancer.
| Apr 10, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Time — as in hours spent writhing in pain, drawing labored breaths or trying to soothe a fevered child — is the latest front in the competitive battle among area hospitals.
Given the notoriously long waits in the nation's emergency rooms,...