| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:30 PM
The hip-hop play “How to Break” by Aaron Jafferis (International Festival for Arts & Ideas’ “Stuck Elevator”) will be presented by the Collective Consciousness Theatre at the ECA Arts Hall, 55 Audubon St. in New Haven, Oct. 3...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Even though it already feels like summer in many parts of the country, I'm seeing typical spring illnesses like Fifth disease. This is a common viral illness seen in children, often in the late winter and spring. Patients often show up with the typical...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 4:29 PM
At least one member of Allentown City Council will not be present for the much-anticipated vote on the city’s water and sewer lease tonight. Councilman Cynthia Mota has been hospitalized in Venezuela for nearly a month and is still not well enough...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:30 AM
I was pleased to read your coverage of the suffering endured by patients living with sickle cell disease ("As a sufferer, researcher and advocate, Johns Hopkins' Carlton Haywood has been battling the 'orphan disease' sickle cell all his life," July 7)....
| Jul 3, 2013
Patients hospitalized for chronic illnesses often struggle after they are sent home, especially if they lack social support or money to manage their complex health needs.
So doctors are launching a pilot program at the University of Illinois Hospital...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Diapers? Check. Infant car seat? Check. Comprehensive genome analysis? Roger that, too.
For thousands of newborns born in and around Boston; San Francisco; Kansas City, Missouri; and North Carolina over the next several years, a full genomic...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:46 AM
The American Red Cross is urging blood donations during September to help support the initiatives of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and National Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month.
"Our blood donors help make a difference for many types of patients,...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:05 PM
The tall, lanky patient enters the room bent over and shuffling like a man twice his age. He climbs on a gurney and lies back, head throbbing. Then Carlton Haywood pulls out a bottle of Tums, relief-in-waiting for the nausea he fears will come.
| Apr 5, 2013
| 2:07 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Each year in the U.S. an average of a dozen high school and college football players die during practices and games, according to a new study that finds heart conditions, heat and other non-traumatic causes of death are twice...
| May 22, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke each year, and more than 137,000 people die from a stroke. It is the leading cause of disability in the United States. This unfortunate situation could be improved if people knew more about stroke warning signs and...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 2:51 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Thanks to commercials for erectile dysfunction drugs, men know to seek medical attention for "erections lasting more than four hours," but a new study suggests a blood disorder is the cause of many prolonged erections.