| Apr 29, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The nursing team at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center — located in Daytona Beach — has been named one of three finalists in the Patient Safety Awards and Educational Conference at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington D.C. The...
| Feb 3, 2010
Timothy Valerius is happy and healthy and will turn three years old in March, but his survival was very much in question. At fourteen weeks doctors noticed a large stomach mass on Heidi's unborn son. She said doctors told her he a 3% change of being...
| Apr 1, 2010
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Brie-Anne Paterson has suffered from chronic pelvic pain for more than half her life. She was the girl in gym class curled up on the locker room floor, crying and clutching her abdomen.
"I would just die the week of my period,"...
| Nov 2, 2010
| 10:59 PM
After 15 years of writing this column, I've answered more than 3,100 questions from readers. It's impossible to choose a favorite, but I have managed to select a few of the more unusual questions from the archives:
Q: When Harley the hedgehog is in bed...
| Dec 20, 2010
Tiffany Fairis is like millions of women who suffer from urinary tract infections--Tiffany said she's battled infections since she was a child.
"At least once a year and that's on a good year," Tiffany said. It's painful, it's a nuisance , you take...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 3:29 PM
LONDON -- People traveling to India for medical procedures have brought back to Britain a new gene that allows any bacteria to become a superbug, and scientists are warning this type of drug resistance could soon appear worldwide.
| Oct 15, 2010
If you're caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's, you're in plenty of company. Nearly 11 million people take care of the 5.3 million Americans with the disease, a number that's expected to grow to almost 16 million by 2050, according to the Alzheimer's...
| Oct 22, 2010
| 12:00 PM
A dangerous, often deadly bacterium resistant to the most powerful antibiotics known to medicine is spreading in Chicago hospitals and nursing homes, prompting an effort to mobilize a regionwide response.
Known as KPC for short, Klebsiella pneumoniae...