| Jul 27, 2010
Good news is rare for sufferers of chronic fatigue syndrome, so when a team of researchers reported last fall that the mysterious condition was associated with a retrovirus, it made a splash.
The paper, published in the prestigious journal Science,...
| May 11, 2010
Spring brings trips to parks and playgrounds; and slips, falls, bruises and burns that can land children in the emergency room.
But doctors say there are steps parents can take to keep their children injury-free, and many involve common sense.
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:06 PM
Gary Kubiak pulled the Texans out of the NFL basement and remains the only coach to take them to the playoffs.
That wasn't enough to save his job, not with the Texans mired in an 11-game skid that has dropped them back to the bottom of the league....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:06 PM
National Chocolate Day: Greatest food holiday ever?
I know what you're thinking. Hmmm. What about Thanksgiving? That's a pretty good food holiday.
True. Except the part where you have to share all that food with... gulp... family.
RECIPES: 32 of our...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 2:10 PM
I was first diagnosed with breast cancer in June 1994, but I knew I had a lump earlier and did nothing about it because of a lack of insurance. As soon as I did receive insurance, I made an appointment with my doctor. A mammogram was taken, and after...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:39 PM
My family moved to Florida in August 2012, and four months later I was diagnosed with cancer. I felt a lump in my breast and went to my doctor who referred me to a breast specialist. The mammogram was negative and both the MRI and ultrasound were...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Bernardo “Bernie” Fernandez, M.D., is the president of Cleveland Clinic Florida, a world-renowned academic medical center with locations in Weston and West Palm Beach, Florida. Employing over 200 physicians in approximately 35 medical...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:31 AM
When the biopsy for cancer in her left breast came back positive, “my world flipped upside down in a matter of a second,” recalls Belkys Silva. “I was in shock and disbelief, my eyes began to water and a knot formed in my throat as I...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. The latest post is from Shanti Lewis, a...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Surely, even for Democrats there's remarkably little joy to be had in watching mainstream Republicans turn on Senators Mike Lee and Ted Cruz for forcing the GOP into a suicide mission. The big show in Washington — the final (at least one can hope)...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 12:44 PM
Confused about which carbohydrates you should be eating?
Welcome to the club.
"It's the biggest lack-of-consensus issue in the U.S. diet today," said Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, associate professor of epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health. "We...