| Dec 9, 2012
| 5:45 AM
Ahhh...the lure of donuts and beer on a Monday night.
Gainesville cops say Jessica Renee Sanland left her kids, age 4 and 7, alone in her apartment while she went to Dunkin' Donuts and a nightclub, according to an arrest report, reports The Gainesville...
| Jul 28, 2010
As Congress debated the healthcare bill, many critics lamented it would do little to transform a system in which doctors and hospitals bounce patients around in an uncoordinated, costly, sometimes tragic process.
But something unexpected has happened...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 10:44 AM
Some more about my family’s vacation in Nassau.
There was no luggage inspection by the customs service when we landed at the Nassau Airport, or on our arrival in Miami. Maybe it was just too late for the people there to be bothered with us, or we...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 6:01 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Oscar winning actor Michael Douglas has revealed that his tumor is gone and that he believes he has beaten Stage 4 throat cancer.
"It's been a wild, six-month ride," Douglas told NBC's Matt Lauer in a taped interview -- his first since...
| Jan 16, 2011
| 12:51 AM
El Centro resident Maria Rodriguez has seen state budget problems bleed into her personal life.
Because of financial issues, her family had to go on MediCal, the state’s health insurance program, a few years ago, she said.
And changes to the...
| Jan 30, 2011
| 8:17 PM
A new urgent-care clinic is up and running in downtown Hagerstown just steps from the former hospital site.
The Downtown Urgent Care clinic at 324 E. Antietam St. opened Dec. 27 and provides walk-in care for minor medical problems like sprains, earaches,...
| Sep 1, 2010
| 11:07 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Oscar winning actor Michael Douglas has revealed he is battling stage four throat cancer, but says his doctors give him an 80% chance of survival.
Stage four cancer is defined as a cancer that has spread to other parts of the body.
| Jun 29, 2011
| 8:11 AM
MCH Dan Marino Outpatient Center
2900 S. Commerce Parkway, Weston
Miami Children’s Hospital Urgent Care Centers aren’t for emergencies, but they cover just about everything else. For patients up to 21, the Urgent...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Avera St. Luke's newest FastCare clinic in Aberdeen, inside Kessler's supermarket, 621 Sixth Ave. S.E., will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday. A ribbon-cutting is 10:30 a.m. Refreshments will be served, and those attending may register...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Lots of people believe in the healing power of onions, mustard, horseradish and cabbage leaves.
Some even think that goose fat can be good for you.
Recently, I wrote a story about people who use onions to predict the weather.
That story prompted a...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 10:20 PM
Question: Please help settle a family dispute. My 91-year old mother lives 70 miles away in an independent living facility. Her memory is failing, as she was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Pets are allowed, but residents need to be able to...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 5:05 AM
Meritus Health officials are discussing whether to close the Downtown Urgent Care clinic on East Antietam Street, Meritus spokeswoman Mary Rizk confirmed Thursday.
Rizk said the closure was not definite.
“It’s an ongoing discussion on how we...