ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) - Dozens of fans have gathered at a legendary New Jersey rock club to mourn the death and celebrate the life and music of saxophonist Clarence Clemons.
The Stone Pony in Asbury Park was the place where Clemons, Bruce Springsteen and other E Street band... more »
Last year's pandemic influenza made a lot of people sick. Many kids got really sick.
Research released Sunday by the University of Utah shows the H1N1 virus apparently triggered a higher rate of neurological complications in children.
"I've been working as a physician for approximately 10 years and... more »
Serious complications after bariatric surgery appear to be low, according to a new study from the University of Michigan.
Researchers there analyzed data on more than 15,000 patients. Overall, about 7-percent of patients who underwent weight-loss surgery like gastric bypass had complications, most of which were minor. Bariatric surgery... more »
The long, nasty allergy season has launched a new concern. Doctors are worried that allergy sufferers are now at risk for serious infections, including pneumonia.
Doctors are seeing ear infections, bronchitis and other serious complications from allergies, but their greatest fear is pneumonia. "That's what you absolutely don't want... more »
Actor Corey Haim died from pneumonia complicated by an enlarged heart, bad lungs and narrowed blood vessels, while drugs found in his system played no role in his death, the Los Angeles County coroner said Tuesday.
Haim, 38, died from "community-acquired pneumonia" along with lung, heart and blood vessel... more »
Federal health officials now say that 4,000 or more Americans likely have died from swine flu - about four times the estimate they've been using.
The new, higher figure was first reported by The New York Times. It includes deaths caused by complications related to swine flu, including pneumonia... more »
Federal health officials put out new guidelines Tuesday that say the flu medicines Tamiflu and Relenza should only be used to treat people who are sick with the flu and at high risk for complications. The new advice tries to close a door that government doctors had left open in... more »