| Jan 25, 2012
| 12:54 PM
To state the obvious, it's not always easy. Check that: It's never easy.
Yet Timothy Parker, Chris Lee and Dwayne Walker, three of the best on Hampton's wrestling team, aren't complaining. Sure, they'd like a little more sleep during the week and a...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 3:39 PM
She was burned over 30 percent of her body when she fell into a fire as a child.
But on Wednesday, a Haitian teenager underwent a six hour surgery at Lewis Gale Hospital at Montgomery that will change her life.
It was a lengthy and delicate...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 7:36 PM
Six years ago, Sarah Reyna was preparing to run the Long Beach International City Marathon as part of celebrating her 40th birthday.
While crossing Pacific Coast Highway on Jamboree Road in Newport Beach, one swift accident spoiled those plans and made...
| Feb 16, 2012
Annabel Weyand is now a picture of health--but that wasn't the case over the holidays while on a snowboarding trip to Beaver Creek, Colorado.
Just days before her mother had given her an early present to open.
"It was a helmet,” Annabel said....
| Feb 18, 2012
The Dodgers' pitchers and catchers will show up at Camelback Ranch in Arizona in a few days for spring training. And so will Sue Falsone. She won't be in the stands; she'll be in the dugout and the clubhouse, with the guys. She's the Dodgers' new head...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 1:54 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Authorities released the name Friday of a 60-year-old orthopedic surgeon killed in a solo motorcycle crash on a Mira Mesa thoroughfare.
Jeffrey Marxen of Carmel Valley lost control of his yellow 2005 Honda Gold Wing on a curve while riding...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:03 PM
LBHS senior receives DAR's Good Citizen Award
A Laguna Beach High School senior has won the 2012 Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award.
Mariana Acevedo was recognized by the DAR for her community service that includes volunteering at...
| Mar 8, 2012
You don't have to look far to find weight lifting technique gone wrong at amazingly young ages.
Weights that are too heavy and bad form may do more harm than good.
Researchers at The Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's...
| May 12, 2008
Three days each week, at the tail end of the morning rush hour, Jonathan Ball drives from Pasadena to his job in Camarillo -- a journey of 57 to 64 miles, depending on his route.
Over the last few months, he has seen his speed often increase and his time...
| Mar 17, 2010
In the world of fitness, practice doesn't just make you perfect, it also makes you more comfortable.
As you first dig into a new fitness regimen, as many people do this time of year, the discomfort of exercise can be, well, uncomfortable. The burning...
| Apr 14, 2010
Longer days -- at least for me -- mean time for long evening workouts, but I need to be careful. Enthusiasm for exercise is fabulous, but athletes can sabotage their fitness goals if it causes them to hit the sack much later.
While you sleep you are...
| Apr 7, 2010
Christine Thorburg, also a physician, came to see my colleague Massimo Testa, M.D., and me after she had knee ligament reconstruction. She'd run cross-country in college and had done some recreational cycling at age 30, but that was about it. She asked us...