| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Could exercise and mindfulness slow the growth of breast cancer tumors? A study by Yale's medical and public health schools now under way in partnership with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute aims to answer that question.
Researchers at the Breast Center...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Dear Doctor K: I've suffered with bleeding hemorrhoids for many years and lifestyle changes haven't helped. My doctor suggested surgery. Is this risky?
Dear Reader: Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the anus. Many people have both internal and external...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Katherine Warrick was 31 when she was blindsided by an aggressive form of breast cancer. Like many young adults, she simply had no time for it: She was a newlywed, finishing her first year of graduate school and working full time as a social worker....
| Oct 13, 2013
We've all heard the complaints about casinos. They're big, sleazy places with flashing lights, endless supplies of booze and skimpily clad waitresses — all designed to dupe the unwary into surrendering piles of cash. Not only that, but their...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Dr. William R. Bell, an internationally known Johns Hopkins hematologist who conducted research into bleeding and clotting disorders, died Oct. 4 of complications from a blood clot at his Roland Park home. He was 78.
"Bill was one of the premier...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:22 PM
If you're not feeling too well this morning, I suggest you take a moment to look closely at your current reality and appreciate what you have to be grateful for. According to Harvard Medical School and the work of several researchers nationwide, being...
| Aug 25, 2013
Eleven-year-old Josie Berg-Hammond was running sideways in gym class when her right knee popped and buckled. She had torn a ligament, but surgery was delayed for two years because she was still growing.
As the preteen waited for the operation on her...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:04 AM
Judith Alexander Brice will read selections from her new book of poetry, "Renditions in a Palette," at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Carnegie building on Mitchell Street in downtown Petoskey.
The Petoskey District Library is sponsoring "An...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:30 PM
As high-deductible health insurance becomes more common, it may be causing men to make fewer trips to the emergency room — even for dangerous conditions such as kidney stones or heart trouble.
Men whose employers switched to such policies cut...
| Jul 28, 2013
The dietary supplement Rock-It Man was touted as a potent, all-natural solution for the symptoms of erectile dysfunction, one that promised results in just 25 minutes.
But when it was tested in a federal lab earlier this year, Rock-It Man turned out...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:30 AM