| Feb 2, 2012
| 6:26 PM
The maker of the Lap-Band will no longer sell its product to clinics affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN marketing company — a blow to Southern California surgery centers that have built an empire implanting the weight-loss devices in people...
| Feb 5, 2012
Sodas, sports drinks and other sugary beverages are an unhealthy choice for kids, according to the nation's leading pediatricians' group, which strictly opposes the sale and advertising of the products in schools.
Yet Coca-Cola's Live Positively slogan...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 3:47 PM
I should apologize in advance for the tone of this article. I should, but I won't. I would just ask that you don't mistake my passion for petty anger.
Last week I came across a skillfully worded editorial in this paper ("Lunch Guidelines," Jan. 28)...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Question: Our 10-year-old Shih Tzu recently started snoring, and now it's getting worse. She snores just about every time she sleeps. If we wake her when she begins snoring, she just starts up again.
Is there something wrong? We're not getting any sleep!...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 10:46 PM
SAN DIEGO - The chairman of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors outlined the state of the county in an annual address Wednesday night.
Before a crowd of about 350 people, Supervisor Ron Roberts talked about a list of key issues including fighting...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 11:57 AM
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) today launched its 2012 public service announcement (PSA) campaign. "With these ads, we highlight how parents can protect their kids' growing bones, muscles and joints and also remind adults of the...
| Mar 22, 2010
Danielle Gayden of Oakland, Calif., had to stick her face in front of a fan for almost an hour to cool down. Second to her intolerance for heat was the anxiety, which caused her heart to beat 200 times a minute and sent her to the emergency room a dozen...
| Dec 16, 2009
Many of the leading threats to women's health can be prevented - if you know the facts and measures to take to prevent illnesses.
Take a look at this top 10 list of women's health threats compiled from statistics provided by the Centers for Disease...