| Jan 6, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette isn't ready to press the panic button on rightfielder Nick Markakis.
Duquette said confidently Friday he expected Markakis -- who had surgery Thursday to repair a torn abdominal muscle -- to be ready to...
| Oct 17, 2012
For years, Nancy Lukee put on weight, but tried not to dwell on it.
A doctor blamed the bulge in her abdomen on a hernia, but said it didn't need to be repaired. And since Lukee, 56, wasn't in pain and didn't have health insurance, she never got...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 3:04 PM
The device looks comically simple, almost like a toy: Royal blue handles curve into a bright white clamp, part pliers, part hole punch.
But FastStitch, a new surgical tool designed by a team of Hopkins students and graduates, has serious ambitions...
| May 2, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Hernias are a common ailment among Americans; more than 4 million people develop the painful condition. And although both men and women develop hernias, female patients may be harder to diagnose. Doctors and patients may not realize the abdominal pain a...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 1:23 PM
That chronic groin pain sometimes felt by athletes may be called a sports hernia, but it's not really a hernia at all, according to Dr. Katherine G. Lamond, assistant professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and a surgeon at...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:14 PM
Gene Cassidy thought he was lucky to survive being shot in the head twice 25 years ago when he was a Baltimore policeman, so a second near-death ordeal recently seemed unreal.
Just 27 years old, Cassidy lost his sight after a man he was trying to...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 6:35 AM
JOHANNESBURG, Africa -- Nelson Mandela was released from a South African hospital a day after officials said the ailing anti-apartheid icon underwent treatment for an abdominal ailment.
"The doctors have assured us that there is nothing to worry about...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 3:38 PM
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African president Nelson Mandela was comfortable in hospital on Saturday after undergoing a "diagnostic procedure" for abdominal pains, the government said, telling people not to panic about the health of the 93-year-...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 6:20 PM
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African President Nelson Mandela was discharged from hospital on Sunday after a keyhole abdominal examination showed there was nothing seriously wrong with the 93-year-old anti-apartheid leader, the government said....
| Apr 17, 2012
| 12:44 PM
During Saturday’s telecast of No. 17 Army’s 9-6 victory over Navy, the CBS Sports Network tandem of Dave Ryan and Evan Washburn mentioned sophomore attackman Tucker Hull’s inability to use his speed against Black Knights junior...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 11:46 AM
Ravens starting left defensive end Pernell McPhee returned to practice on a limited basis after being sidelined last Friday and ruled out for the third game in a row against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Meanwhile, tight end Dennis Pitta, who got knocked out...