| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:41 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Flare-ups of inflammatory bowel disease and "stomach bugs" may be more common during and immediately after heat waves, a new study suggests.
Swiss researchers looked at five years of records from one hospital and found more...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Inside the main tent at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim, model Brittany Oldehoff strutted her stuff down the runway, donning sexy bikinis for designers Dolores Cortes, Agua Bendita, Luli Fama, Suboo, Gottex, Maaji and L Space.
At 5 foot 11, she's not...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Lillian N. Conklin, a former admissions director at Roland Park Country School and St. Paul's School for Girls who was known for her warmth and sense of humor, died June 14 of colitis at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 85.
"Not only was Lil the...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 2:28 PM
An attorney for a 62-year-old Virginia woman who died recently of chronic liver disease said he will sue the state corrections system for allegedly failing to appropriately tend to her medical needs after she was arrested on animal cruelty charges....
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Pharmacy shelves are full of medications for reflux "heartburn." Most of us know the symptoms: a burning sensation in the chest with belching, sour stomach fluid coming up into the mouth--or worse yet, awakening suddenly...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 2:40 PM
HAMPTON — Just two years ago, Jordan Negrini couldn't help but wonder if he'd ever be the same baseball player he was growing up, when he was one of the rare kids people buzzed about when he stepped on the diamond in his home state of Hawaii....
| Jan 18, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Why are women more prone to autoimmune diseases like lupus, multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis? A new study in mice points to a possible contributor: different types of bacteria that populate our guts.
It goes like this: Different mixes of...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Mar 31, 2013
One day last September, the Rev. Frank Latzko, pastor of St. Teresa of Avila Roman Catholic Church in Chicago, decided to take a walk and rediscover why he became a priest.
His feet carried him from the Lincoln Park neighborhood to France, across the...
| Mar 18, 2013
Sara Baker says the light went on in her head after a cup of hot cocoa set off a storm in her stomach.
"I went back and looked at the package, and there it was: carrageenan," said Baker, a career services coordinator from Bloomington, in central...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Americans live in a food paradise. Food is generally plentiful, cheap and made to be convenient.
And, despite the occasional food-poisoning event, the food supply is consistently safe to eat. Government food-safety regulations limit amounts of...