| Jan 18, 2012
Hadiya Jackson is feeling anxious as she awaits her MRI. The Lake Park High School gymnast banged her knee doing a back walkover on the beam, and she's hoping it's not fractured.
Jackson slides her left leg into a circular tube in a new MRI machine that'...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine have come up with an interesting correlation between smoking bans and problems with alcohol.
It seems that, if you drink too much booze and like to go to bars, you have a better chance of kicking that bad...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 10:40 AM
With food allergies still on the rise and no clear answer about their causes, parents of allergic children anxiously await the development of an effective treatment to prevent life-threatening reactions.
Researchers are making progress with a method...
| Feb 5, 2012
Sodas, sports drinks and other sugary beverages are an unhealthy choice for kids, according to the nation's leading pediatricians' group, which strictly opposes the sale and advertising of the products in schools.
Yet Coca-Cola's Live Positively slogan...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 9:52 AM
Yale medical researchers have found that C-sections may be causing breathing problems in preemies who are small for their age.
The researcher reviewed eight years of birth certificates and found that babies delivered by a C-section before 34 weeks of...
| Apr 18, 2012
In an age of assisted reproductive technology, can you rewind the biological clock? Not as much as you think, say Yale researchers in a study published in a recent issue of "Fertility and Sterility."
Those are the findings of Dr. Pasquale Patrizio,...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Pregnant women who smoke run into the risk of their children have reading problems later in life, a Yale School of Medicine study has found.
The reserachers looked at the reading tests of 5,000 students and found that many whose mothers smoked while...
| Mar 16, 2010
The fiancée of an animal lab technician accused of killing Yale University graduate student Annie Le submitted saliva samples to police late last year after she was served with a search warrant, her attorney said.
The warrant, obtained by police Nov....
| May 24, 2010
Crystal Lake's Peggy Lim has a healthy respect for the sun's powerful ultraviolet rays, and on a recent shopping trip she agonized over choosing a sunscreen for her three children.
"I've always heard the higher the SPF (sun protection factor) the better,...
| May 24, 2010
Crystal Lake, Illinois' Peggy Lim has a healthy respect for the sun's powerful ultraviolet rays, and on a recent shopping trip she agonized over choosing a sunscreen for her three children.
"I've always heard the higher the SPF (sun protection factor)...
| Jun 16, 2010
The great health reform debate over alleged death panels has fizzled. Lawmakers guaranteed that by stripping provisions supporting end-of-life planning from legislation enacted.
What remains is the status quo. It's left to individuals to decide if they...