| Sep 21, 2010
| 6:08 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've been told I have prediabetes. Is there still time for me to make changes that will reverse it, or is diabetes inevitable?
ANSWER: Having prediabetes does not necessarily mean you're destined to develop the full-blown version of the...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 8:09 AM
| Jun 30, 2011
| 3:20 PM
Laguna Beach accountant Jeffrey Ross was a fit 54 when a sudden pain in his abdomen caused him to pass out and sent him down a course of medical investigation that led to a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, a 12-hour surgery, and a grim prognosis that he...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 7:10 PM
Keith Wayne Maletzky, of Hagerstown, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 6, 2011. He was 50 years old. Keith fought a 38-year battle with arthritis, diabetes, kidney and many other health problems. He was given a kidney by his sister in 1990 and had...
| Jul 13, 2011
Potatoes have taken a mashing lately, being blamed over other foods for people's long-term weight gain and possibly being limited in favor of other vegetables for school lunches.
The very crop seen as essential to feed the hungry in developing...
| Aug 11, 2011
Every year, some 750,000 Americans develop sepsis, an extreme immune system response to infection. It kills a quarter to half of them, more than the combined number of people who die of prostate and breast cancer and AIDS, according to the National...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 3:42 PM
More than 200 Chicago police officers, former officers and their families packed a makeshift chapel today at the Fraternal Order of Police, offering a unified prayer to heal a popular former police superintendent in the fight of his life.
| Aug 16, 2011
At La Feria del Nopal, we celebrate the CACTUS plant with a free concert! We also want to showcase its nutritional benefits, significance to current Mexican culture and honor its roots as a food staple in pre-Hispanic Mexican culture. Celebrity Chef...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 4:51 PM
I'm cancer-free. At least that's what my last "tumor marker" test showed after a few weeks of intensive treatment with radiation and chemotherapy.
The test result caused my oncologist to smile — a rare sight.
Call me a skeptic, but I wanted to...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 11:33 AM
Coach | Elliot Duty (sixth year at Poquoson and overall, 35-25)
2010 | 13-1, 9-0 Bay Rivers District (First); won Group AA Division 3 state championship
Last time not in playoffs | 2006
Division | 3
Aug. 26 | at...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 11:24 AM
Longtime WBAL talk-show host Ron Smith announced Monday on-air that he has pancreatic cancer.
The 69-year-old Smith, who has been at the radio station since 1984, said he plans to stay on at WBAL as he seeks treatment.
Smith told listeners Monday at the...