| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:32 AM
In a new line of attack on canceled health policies, two California residents are suing insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross, alleging they were misled into giving up their previous coverage, the Los Angeles Times reported.
About 900,000 Californians and...
| 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...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 2:12 PM
For 10-year-old Jacob Krause, getting ready for the new school year wasn't a simple matter of back-to-school shopping. It also involved working out logistics for getting to the bathroom as many as 20 times during a single school day.
| 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...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:36 PM
In a new line of attack on canceled health policies, two California residents are suing insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross, alleging they were misled into giving up their previous coverage.
About 900,000 Californians and many more nationwide have...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Ninguna actividad física está creciendo tanto como el medio maratón.
Debido a que el clima del sur de Florida convierte a área en la meca para los aficionados a los ejercicios, se siguen aumentando en la lista anual cada vez más de estas carreras de 13....
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.
Season Kick-Off Cocktail Reception
Funding Arts Broward (FAB!)
FAB! begins its 10th anniversary with a season kickoff cocktail reception, hosted by corporate member Northern Trust, at its Fort Lauderdale office. Free,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 16-year-old daughter has been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. Are the treatments safe for her growing body? Will the condition most likely remain mild, or will it get worse as she gets older?
ANSWER: Ulcerative colitis is a...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Q: My husband was recently told there is a connection between psoriasis and back pain. Could you please explain this?
A: The connection between psoriasis and back pain is surprising to many. But 5 to 10 percent of patients with psoriasis develop a...
| 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...