| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:36 PM
New reports from the Los Angeles County coroner's office and a prominent UCLA pediatrician have cast doubt on the reliability of forensic evidence used to convict a grandmother of shaking her 7-week-old grandson to death in Van Nuys 15 years......
| Sep 19, 2012
| 10:04 AM
Many name-brand rice and rice products contain varying levels of carcinogenic arsenic, according to the results of separate sets of tests announced today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administrationand Consumer Reports.
In conjunction with the Consumer...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 8:40 PM
New reports that rice products may contain "worrisome levels" of carcinogenic arsenic — especially from rice grown in certain states — have American pediatricians offering new advice for parents feeding children.
"I think a prudent...
| Feb 27, 2012
Rebecca's cancer was born in her bone marrow. Her abnormal blood cells soon broke free of their nest, sailing down the rivers of her arteries and veins to seed her liver, lungs and brain with malignancy.
Chemotherapy for her metastatic acute myeloid...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:28 PM
Alisha Black can see a difference in children's attention spans before and after recess.
"Sometimes it's a big difference," said Black, lead teacher for the Pre-K Counts class at Maple Ridge Elementary School in Somerset. "Some really need to burn off...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 9:54 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Your child's stinky urine may be more than just unpleasant: A new study suggests kids with terrible smelling urine should be checked for a urinary tract infection.
According to researchers, only a handful of studies have...
| Apr 11, 2012
According to one lab that tests for "toxic food syndrome," eating green peppers may cause bloating or lethargy. Lemons might trigger headaches. Other common foods like corn, soy, egg whites, whey and chicken "may act like a poison in your body," the...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 7:27 PM
An organization better start moving if its staff expects to raise $75,000 by the end of the month. But that's what Interim CEO Elissa Glickman of the Glendale Arts and the Alex is determined to do. Without redevelopment funds, the future of the...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:40 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids who were born prematurely may lag behind their peers when it comes to more-advanced language skills, a new research review finds.
In an analysis of 17 past studies, researchers found that in general, preterm babies tend...
| Jan 4, 2012
A smile revealing rows of healthy white teeth spreads across 8-year-old Maria McCarthy's face.
Confident and poised, the Skokie girl smiles easily. But five years ago, when she arrived as a foster child at the home of Michael and Ana McCarthy, her baby...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 7:13 PM
Dr. Joseph Ellery Michaud, 90 died at Memorial Hospital on Dec. 7, 2011 from complications due to head trauma injury. He was born in Soldier Pond Maine, June 3, 1921. He was the son of Donat P. Michaud, and Gertrude (Saucier) Michaud. He is survived by...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:13 AM
The number of children with autism in the United States continues to rise, according to a new report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The latest data estimate that 1 in 88 American children has some form of autism...