| Apr 2, 2012
| 2:14 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new report suggests that when a breast cancer screening program was rolled out in Norway, up to 10 women were diagnosed and treated for cancer unnecessarily for every breast cancer death that was prevented.
| Apr 11, 2012
Since she was first diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease at age 19, Lindsay Porter, now 47, has had to face the reality that she would someday need a kidney transplant.
"It really didn't affect me very much at all until my early 30s, when I developed...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 3:27 PM
Like a lot of companies, Veridian Credit Union wants its employees to be healthier. In January, the Waterloo, Iowa-company rolled out a wellness program and voluntary screenings.
It also gave workers a mandate — quit smoking, curb obesity, or you'...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 7:56 PM
The Maryland Board of Physicians, which has faced scrutiny in recent months because of its backlog of cases and other problems, is getting a new leader, state health officials said Wednesday.
Carole J. Catalfo will begin work as the executive director...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 5:34 PM
Get your bell bottoms and platform shoes ready. We're taking it back to the '70s on "Glee."
Any episode that starts with Blaine singing in a bowtie gets my vote! After learning the theme for this year's regionals competition is vintage, Bowtie Blaine...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 1:50 PM
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — Powerful storms stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes flattened buildings in several states, wrecked two Indiana towns and bred anxiety across a wide swath of the country in the second powerful tornado outbreak this...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 4:32 PM
No idea what sort of job might suit you? A Middle River software company that fuses applications and psychology has a personality test for that — one built around images rather than questions.
Compass Lite, which went public last week and launched...
| May 30, 2013
| 5:57 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The president of Ohio State University said Notre Dame was never invited to join the Big Ten conference because the university's priests are not good partners, joking that "those damn Catholics" can't be trusted, according to a...
| May 17, 2013
| 2:34 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A review of past research finds that fever-reducing drugs have no effect on the speed of children's recovery from an infection, contrary to the fears of some doctors and parents.
Researchers have debated for decades whether...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 1:27 PM
The ACC’s addition of Louisville on Wednesday was blissfully and essentially bottom line. Conference presidents chose the Cardinals because of how athletes perform on the field with minimal regard for how students fare in the classroom.
| Nov 28, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Less than two weeks after losing a member for the first time in 41 years, the ACC has added the University of Louisville.
League presidents approved the Cardinals during a conference call Wednesday morning.
“With its aggressive approach to...