| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:19 PM
“The doctor will see you now.”
“Hello, Mr. Stevens, how are we feeling today?”
“Oh, hey Doc. I’m doing OK, I guess.”
“Why are you here today? Back acting up? Gout? Acid reflux causing discomfort?”...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:24 PM
General Mohinder M. Walia defies my ideas of war and peace. The 77-year-old spent 40 years leading troops India. His message, however, is all about cultivating peace, inner wisdom, health and a positive attitude. "Wear a smile," is one of his sayings....
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Things are looking up a bit for Randy Travis, his doctors said Monday in a video press conference.
The country star, who had been heavily sedated since surgery Wednesday to reduce stroke-induced pressure on his brain, is still in critical condition...
| Jul 5, 2013
When your grandmother gets some bad news, do you tell her, "Well at least you have your abortion rights"?
Why not? Maybe it's because whatever you think of abortion, the right to have one is not synonymous with a woman's health.
But don't tell that to...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed limiting how much arsenic can be in apple juice sold to Americans. The agency is acting in the wake of a Consumer Reports analysis on levels of the potentially poisonous metal in the popular fruit drink. ...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:59 PM
Randy Travis has had a stroke and was undergoing surgery at a Plano, Texas, hospital to relieve pressure on his brain, his representative said Wednesday evening. The singer remains in critical condition.
The stroke came as a result of Travis' congestive...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Robert Sellers, representing the family of Logan Sellers, presented a check for $1,000 to Mooch Mutchler, director of Safe Place, Washington Counties Child Advocacy Center.
The gift will help sustain child-centered investigations, medical assessments...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Artwork Jamal once remarked that he not only sang the blues, he lived the blues. Someday, his history of hard luck and ill health may be spun into verse. But the powerful, deep-voiced Los Angeles native will sing no more.
Jamal, 47, died Aug. 6 from...
| Jul 2, 2013
You just can't out-gloom an environmentalist. The Atlantic invited some luminaries to answer the question "How and when will the world end?" Some contributions were funny. Others simply plausible — a volcanic eruption from underneath Yellowstone...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:53 PM
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced his latest health initiative this week: He’s banning elevators! OK, not really. But he did say he was planning to introduce legislation that would inspire New Yorkers to take the stairs by making staircases...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Who in our society — aside from the folks who believe that man walked with the dinosaurs back when Earth was created a few thousand years ago — can resist science? We eat up, sometimes in a literal sense, every new study that finds that one...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 12:30 PM
To paraphrase his own words, reader Sheldon Laskin displays stunning ignorance of the position of the Catholic Church on sex ("Pope's comments on gays are less significant than they appear," Aug. 2).
Yes, the Catholic Church insists that the sexual...