| Nov 11, 2009
| 9:51 AM
Depending on whom you ask, marijuana is a dangerous drug that should be kept illegal alongside heroin and PCP, or it's a miracle herb with a trove of medical benefits that the government is seeking to deny the public -- or something in between: a plant...
| Nov 30, 2009
Some drugs are so common that consumers -- at their peril -- don't think twice about them. But each drug, whether prescription or over-the-counter, poses risks. To highlight these risks, we offer up a few details on five of the most-prescribed...
| Dec 7, 2009
Four that worry physicians
The Chicago Tribune examined four treatments in depth. Medical experts said that the therapies have not been proved to help children with autism and that each also carries risks.
What it is: Antibodies...
| Dec 8, 1997
You would think my Times article a year and a half ago about getting a mammogram would have convinced my girlfriends to do regular breast checks. But no. I had to get breast cancer before they would go to the doctor.
Let me back up.
Early last year, a...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:48 AM
As Catholic's Ellie Gonzalez staked out a lead in the Girls Elite race of the Spiked Shoe Invitational in September, she felt a familiar urge.
She needed to throw up. So with a runner breathing down her neck, Gonzalez puked and kept going.
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:35 PM
DAVIE, Fla. Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey missed the first game of his career Sunday and watched it at home on TV with a sympathetic friend.
Suspended guard Richie Incognito hasn't played since Oct. 31. Pouncey couldn't play Sunday because of what...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Some of the illnesses reported at Edison Middle School in Wheaton this week were caused by the norovirus, a contagious virus that causes nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and stomach pain, according to the DuPage County Health Department.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:39 AM
Jacques Patrick’s big night against Orlando Boone on Monday was impressive enough, but unbeknownst to most people at the time, he accomplished it all while also dealing with a badstomach virus.
The Orlando Timber Creek running back said...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:18 AM
(AP) - Manhattan city commissioners have given cab drivers permission to charge a $75 fee to customers who vomit or otherwise soil their vehicles.
The city regulates taxi charges and a cleaning fee previously was not an approved charge. Local taxi...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:40 PM
The Pennsylvania Departments of Agriculture and Health are advising consumers to discard raw milk produced by The Family Cow in Chambersburg, Pa., because of potential bacterial contamination.
Agriculture and Health Department laboratory tests and recent...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Welcome back, Dance Moms nation. Quick poll before we begin. Raise your hand if you swore you were done, that’s it, finis, and never coming back after the end of last week’s episode … and you did it anyway. Raise your hand if you are...