| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Do you ever feel like your job is killing you? If you work long hours, your job might be giving you diabetes.
Health experts have noticed for years that people who spend a lot of time at work are more likely to have various types of health problems,...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 9:38 AM
A woman's pre-pregnancy lifestyle may strongly impact her risk of developing diabetes while pregnant.
Healthy eating, regular exercise, healthy weight and no history of smoking before pregnancy were each powerfully linked to whether women would develop...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 11:33 AM
If you want to have the longest, healthiest life possible, you should never have lit that first cigarette. Never tasted that first cheese fry. Never stepped foot inside a fast-food restaurant or driven somewhere you could have walked. Never turned up your...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 6:47 AM
After a lifetime working to crack Diabetes 1, a Harvard researcher and parent of a son with the disease, is on the cusp of a cure. Read the full story in Britain's The Telegraph:
| Oct 9, 2014
| 3:45 PM
The best-known wonder dog named Astro was from "The Jetsons," the futuristic family featured in the 1962 television cartoon series.
In 2014, Luke Van Ginkel, the senior kicker for Upland High, thinks his 3-year-old Labrador retriever named Astro is...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 7:28 PM
People in low-paying jobs may be at higher risk of developing diabetes if they work long hours, suggests a new analysis of past research.
Low-income workers were more likely to develop type 2 diabetes if they put in more than 55 hours per week than if...
| Oct 8, 2014
Delray Beach Medical Center observed World Heart Day to encourage employees and the community in heart-healthy habits. Healthcare staff was on hand with motivational material and giveaways.
World Heart Day is an international event that takes place...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 1:38 PM
•In today's (Oct. 3) paper, Page 10, under State, I think the Daily Press needed to put some additional comment, either preceding or following the Washington Post article. This should never have occurred under State. Yes, people in Virginia are...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
By Erinn Hutkin
Optometry involves far more than giving eye exams and fitting people for glasses and contact lenses.
Deborah Zelinsky, an optometrist at Northbrook's Mind-Eye Connection, is part of a highly trained team of vision experts serving...
| Sep 28, 2014
Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...
| Oct 3, 2014
Classes at hospital
Howard County General Hospital will sponsor the following classes at the HCGH Wellness Center, Suite 100, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia unless otherwise listed. Advanced registration for all programs at hcgh.com. Information: 410-740-...