| Mar 5, 2013
| 3:24 PM
The perceived dangers to children posed by often-sugary, much-caffeinated energy drinks resulted in much talk but no action Tuesday during a City Council committee hearing.
Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, has proposed banning drinks with at least 180 milligrams...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 12:41 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Regular yoga classes could help people with a common heart rhythm problem manage their symptoms while also improving their state of mind, a new study suggests.
According to the American Heart Association, about 2.7 million...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Marcus McCleery, the 372-pound version of him, had nothing to look forward to. Suffering from atrial fibrillation, an abnormally rapid beating of his heart that would leave him exhausted, he was so depressed that he did little more than sleep, eat and sag...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 7:45 AM
Three UCF football team physicians testified Tuesday they did not know Ereck Plancher tested positive for sickle cell trait and never counseled him about the condition.
Orange County medical examiner Joshua D. Stephany also told the jury on day seven...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 8:29 AM
A welter of medications sold over the counter and by prescription can spell fast relief from the churning discomfort of acid reflux and heartburn, and the class of drugs known as proton-pump inhibitors has grown powerfully popular with Americans. But...
| Aug 20, 2010
Los Angeles is earning a reputation as a hotbed of raves — those dance parties that sometimes last all night and feature pulsing electronic music, light shows and recreational drugs. In addition to drawing tens of thousands of young people to...
| Aug 10, 2010
It's the time of year when school sports start gearing up for fall with two-a-day football practices, afternoon soccer scrimmages and long cross-country runs. Unfortunately, it's also the time of year when we start hearing about young athletes—...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 11:16 AM
Q: After eating prepared mangoes during the holidays, I bought some to peel and slice myself. I even chewed on the seed. Bad mistake!
By the next day, I was itching under my chin. This became swelling around my mouth and beside one eye.
I looked on...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 4:34 AM
There were memorable moments throughout 2011 in Elmhurst, Lombard and Villa Park. Whether it was snowflakes flying, a long-time city staffer retiring or a former …...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 4:36 PM
The U.S. District Court has issued a stay on Frank McCourt selling a TV media rights deal in conjunction with selling the team, not that it will ultimately matter to anyone but him and Fox....
| Oct 3, 2011
| 4:34 PM
A 40-year-old Elmhurst woman died of cardiac arrhythmia while competing in the Nautica New York City Triathlon, the New York City Medical Examiner’s Office announced …...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Like the skinny jeans they were lambasted for until such gear became standard issue, the Knux can claim to be first on the trend. Hip-hop has long since assimilated into the realm of multicultural "party music"; the Knux's 2007 "Remind Me in Three Days"...