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Rita Corwin, 90, conscientiously paid her premiums for long-term care insurance for 21 years to make sure that if she needed help as she grew older and more fragile, she'd get it. Yet now that she finds herself in a position to require such assistance,...
If you're going to fall and break something, you should at least have a good story to tell. I have broken nine bones. No, I was not abused. Some stories are better than others. The last bone I broke, the ulna in my left arm, involved a ski jump. Good...
Bariatric surgeon David Salzberg can reel off a list of life-threatening problems associated with morbid obesity. They include diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, joint pain, depression and elevated rates of cancer. "Twenty percent of...
My dad has cancer. He is 74. The cancer is in his bones, and he has trouble walking. I'm a doctor, the oldest of four children. The role I could be playing in this family crisis is obvious. But I've learned something from parenting three boys that is...
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics
L.A. NOWPaleontologists from the San Bernardino County Museum found fossils of the elusive sabre-toothed cat in the Nevada desert north of Las Vegas....
Channel 2 NewsShortly after 3:45 p.m. Thursday, Anchorage Police Swing Shift Patrol officers responded to a robbery at the Brown Jug liquor store at 930 W. 5th Avenue, according to APD spokesperson Lt. Dave Parker. Witnesses told officers that five suspects had...
ReutersCHICAGO (Reuters) - Men with excessive fat around their abdomen, commonly known as a "beer belly," are at an elevated risk for heart disease and Type 2 diabetes, and now researchers are adding osteoporosis to the list of potential hazards. More than 37...
Contributing writerLawrence Hogue of Danville is among the military veterans in the Danville who have had the opportunity recently to visit the war memorials in Washington, D.C. The 87-year-old World War II veteran is one of three brothers who earned Purple Heart...
If sin is unavoidable, then Denise Levesque wants to make it beautiful. Levesque embraces all things odd because she can't help it, readily admitting that in another time, she probably would have been burned at the stake. The Laguna Beach native hopes...
Tags: Marc Almond, Stranger Than Fiction
In reality, “Red Dawn” star Josh Peck says, Twitter would be the No. 1 communication tool during a foreign invasion. “#holy[bleep],” says the actor, best known for Nickelodeon’s “Drake and Josh” series and...
They’re in 80% of the food we eat: genetically modified organisms. Some say they pose serious health risks. Some believe those risks to be so serious, they’re willing to break the law in order to notify their fellow consumers that products...
Tags: Trials, Richard Roy, Food Industry, Government, Executive Branch
Gout. It is one of the oldest diseases on record — the ancients wrote about it in 5 B.C. — yet most people today know little about it. Worse, they think they have to live with it. "Seniors should know that gout should not be tolerated,"...
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