| Feb 19, 2012
| 2:11 PM
The stethoscope may be an icon of the medical profession to most patients. But it's more of a relic to many doctors.
The device used to listen to the heart, lungs and other body parts — invented nearly 200 years ago — has been overtaken by...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 1:45 PM
The road to good health is littered with controversial body-detox strategies promising to melt pounds, boost energy and suck out toxins wrought by poor diet and modern living.
It makes sense that a cleaner body is healthier than a toxic one. But does a...
| Mar 18, 2010
Gayle Anderson was live in Beverly Hills at the NEW addition to the HONDA L.A. MARATHON PRESENTED BY K-SWISS new route.
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| Apr 16, 2010
Whites are surviving melanoma at much higher rates than decades ago, thanks to public awareness and early treatment. The trend hasn't extended to blacks and Hispanics, however: Those groups develop skin cancer much less frequently but tend to have more...
| Apr 19, 2010
When the oral contraceptives Yasmin and Yaz came on the market in 2001 and 2006, respectively, they were thought to be safer than other birth control pills because they contained a different kind of synthetic progestin.
But in a flurry of lawsuits...
| Jan 18, 2010
In a quest to look younger, be healthier and feel more vital later in life, increasing numbers of men, just like Jeffry Life, are turning to testosterone and human growth hormone. Use of both hormones is controversial. Read on:
Testosterone: "Older men ....
| Sep 17, 2010
For more than a decade, Cheryl Clark has lived with the chronic pain that accompanies fibromyalgia. After years of suffering with severe flulike aches and pains, she finally found some relief — but it didn't come from a pill or a shot. It came...
| Aug 27, 2009
YOU MULTI-TASK all day - text and drive, talk and type, drink water infused with vitamins. So why shouldn't your makeup do double-duty too?
A new generation of foundations aims to do just that, promising more than an even skin tone and a dewy finish....
| Jan 30, 2009
The headbanging collisions that thrill sports fans have lifelong effects on the athletes, with impairments in movement and thinking skills showing up 30 years or more after the concussions, researchers reported Tuesday.
The slight deficits resulting from...
| Nov 13, 2009
Americans entering their 70s today are experiencing more disabilities in old age than did the previous generation, researchers announced Thursday. The shift in health fortunes comes as a surprise and predicts future high disability rates for the baby...
| Aug 19, 2009
If you take a look inside any convenience store cooler, it's clear that energy drinks are a hot item these days. Loaded with caffeine and taurine to stimulate the central nervous system, energy drinks have become the go-to solution when you need a quick,...