| Feb 4, 2013
| 5:59 AM
Snoring is often the butt of jokes between couples. The wife complains that her husband's snoring keeps her awake. He's sick of the elbow to the ribs to wake him up.
But the truth is that sometimes snoring can be a sign for something that isn't a...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 2:24 AM
It began for Nellie Hyacinth Davis with a cough.
"I had this terrible cough," said Davis, 79. "But I didn't get no tightness or nothing where I could say it's my heart."
Barely able to breathe, she eventually ended up at Georgia Regents Medical...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Does your child snore? If so, have your discussed their snoring with your pediatrician? A new study published in Pediatrics supported the routine screening and tracking of snoring among preschoolers. Pediatricians should routinely be inquiring about...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:07 AM
PETOSKEY -- A new name, Dentistry by the Bay, signals change at a dental office near Petoskey.
Dr. Johnna Driscoll is now sole proprietor of the practice which she and Dr. Julie Martinson shared for 21 years. The friendship continues.
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Q: I heard that a man with Crohn's disease got relief from diarrhea by eating coconut. My husband had been having diarrhea almost every day since 2004. We never knew what caused it, and the gastro doctor could not cure it.
When we moved to Florida, my...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:39 AM
Bariatric surgeon David Salzberg can reel off a list of life-threatening problems associated with morbid obesity. They include diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, joint pain, depression and elevated rates of cancer.
"Twenty percent of...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 10:13 PM
I don't know if it helps the old body much, but I take naps and lots of them. Some days there is even time to squeeze in two naps. And I want to admit publicly that I nap with absolutely no guilt. Period.
I have this idea that having existed on this...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 11:04 AM
While health professionals encourage people to get from seven to eight hours of sleep nightly, millions of Americans are falling well short of that mark. Many are getting just five to six hours and recent studies have shown that more than 20 percent of...
| Nov 13, 2012
We've all seen the video--headless--overweight people walking the streets. The obesity is almost always self-inflicted--but what if it wasn't your fault?
Case in point: Ron Loch couldn't figure out why he was gaining so much weight.
"I hate to admit...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 11:05 PM
SPIN ROOM AFTER A DEBATE IN A CITY SOMEWHERE IN THE U.S. OF A. — The debate is over and reporters descend on the spin room, zeroing in on one spin-master in particular.
“I think this was one of the greatest debate performances in the...