| Jul 30, 2012
| 6:41 AM
Police are investigating the death of a 1-year-old girl who suffered blunt trauma to the head in her home in the Roseland neighborhood on the South Side.
Paramedics were called to the 10900 block of South Eberhart Avenue around 8:50 p.m. Saturday and...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 8:34 PM
International man of mystery, Justin Bieber is not. (His middle name also isn't Danger. If you didn't get that reference, you have permission to skip work and go home now.) Canada's favorite drop-crotch pants-wearer, who recently achieved drinking age...
| Oct 5, 2010
Even people with risk factors need exercise. In fact, people with risk factors stand to see the greatest gains from regular exercise, including a potential reduction in the very risk factors they once viewed as an impediment to it.
| Mar 1, 2011
| 4:34 PM
As Heart Healthy Month draws to a close, a reminder to keep this vital muscle in check—especially women. It's a sobering statistic: 60 million Americans …...
| Jun 1, 2010
| 4:33 PM
I subscribe to the thinking that breathing is a vital part of a workout. Iâve had teachers and trainers beat this into my head since I was young. Breathing during a workout helps maintaining the correct balance of oxygen and carbon dioxide in our blood....
| May 13, 2010
There's nothing like an injury to hinder your fitness progress — or stop it in its tracks. As everyone embraces the warmer weather and new activity, it's important to couple enthusiasm for whatever activities you choose with safe execution.
| May 26, 2010
| 9:31 PM
Seven Louisiana fishermen were treated Wednesday night at West Jefferson Medical Center in Marrero after reporting medical problems believed to be the result of exposure to either the chemical dispersants being used to to break up the leaking oil or the...
| Jun 16, 2010
When Mary Ann Bernal's fatigue and shortness of breath were diagnosed as a leaky mitral valve in her heart, the Niles, Illinois, woman volunteered for a trial at NorthShore Evanston Hospital of a new, less invasive way to treat the debilitating and...
| May 10, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Even healthy people might want to forgo their morning run or bike rides this week, when the air will be fouled with smoke from the ongoing wildfire in the Everglades, health officials said Tuesday.
People with breathing problems and children should...
| Dec 22, 2010
| 9:21 PM
As manager of the cardiovascular program at the UC Irvine Medical Center, Nathalie De Michelis sees many patients who either have a propensity for heart failure or are well on their way and need help.
That's where the hospital in Orange and its...
| Jul 24, 2010
| 12:41 PM
Another intense heat wave has descended upon the Tri-State area and according to the National Weather Service, temperatures could hit 110 degrees in areas in New Jersey and are expected to be in the mid to high 90's in New York City.
Cooling centers will...
| Sep 18, 2010
Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's deputies have made an arrest in the beating death of a 57 year-old man.
Philbert Vincent was arrested and charged with second degree murder, following the early morning attack.
Around 2:00 Saturday morning, deputies responded...