| Dec 9, 2002
When Ruth Johnston got a crushing headache and started to slur words that morning on the sailboat, her husband took action. He radioed the Coast Guard that she was having a stroke.
Within 15 minutes, Maryland medics whisked the woman to North Arundel...
| Nov 17, 2002
The claims are everywhere: on posters and T-shirts, on the Internet and in books, even sometimes headlining the national news. Thomas Jefferson's eccentricities were actually a form of autism. Albert Einstein's genius flourished despite a learning...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Starting in her 30s, Barbara Schulties began suffering from debilitating headaches, which she describes as "someone taking a hot poker to my eye." Besides excruciating head pain, the Santa Cruz resident lists a host of accompanying symptoms: nausea,...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Migraine disorder is an elephant in the room of medicine, says Dr. Andrew Charles, professor of neurology and director of the Headache Research and Treatment Program at UCLA. "All physicians — anybody in any kind of medical practice — knows...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:05 AM
As a vegetarian and daily yoga practitioner, Amy Johnson thought she was healthy before she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last August. Now she consumes 50 pounds of carrots, 25 pounds of Granny Smith apples and 14 heads of romaine lettuce each week in...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:56 PM
The new documentary "Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life and Times of Katrina Gilbert" uses the story of one 30-year-old single mother in Chattanooga, Tenn., to shed light on the struggles faced by the estimated 42 million American women living at or near...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Q: After my migraines began flaring up weekly, I started taking riboflavin (vitamin B-2) daily. Ten weeks into this regimen, I have had only two really bad headaches.
I still have Maxalt as a backup, but I haven't needed to take it in a few months....
| Mar 2, 2014
| 9:06 PM
U.S. hospitals are making major strides at clamping down on early deliveries of babies and instead letting Mother Nature take its course in response to growing pressure from employers, government officials and patient-safety advocates.
| Feb 23, 2014
| 6:39 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Sidney Crosby again proved that he’s a big-time, big-game scorer.
Crosby, held without a goal in Canada’s first five games at the Sochi Olympics hockey tournament, scored on a breakaway in the second period of Sunday&...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:42 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I have brain fog, attention deficit and a general feeling of disconnection to the world. I take the drugs Provigil, Zoloft and clonazepam. I also take vitamins, but nothing helps. I see a psychiatrist who says I'm just depressed from my...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:40 PM
DAYTONA BEACH — Friday is Christmas Day for Tony Stewart.
Forget the sappy Valentine's Day soundtrack. It's not about flowers and roses and butterfly kisses.
He will be reunited with the love of his life — a stock car- as he prepares for...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 11:05 PM
Corona del Mar High senior Marina Coskinas is the only returning starter for one of the top girls' water polo programs in the country, a program that is coming off winning its first CIF Southern Section Division 1 title.
It's something that Coskinas...