| May 10, 2010
Lena Horne, the silky-voiced singing legend who shattered Hollywood stereotypes of African Americans on screen in the 1940s as a symbol of glamour whose signature song was "Stormy Weather," died Sunday in New York City. She was 92
Horne died at New York-...
| May 20, 2011
| 8:32 PM
Men, it's your health and happiness or hers. Women, it's your health and happiness or his. At the end of the day, if there's housework to be done (and there's always housework to be done) and you’re both employed (as almost 52% of married couples...
| Sep 23, 2010
In 2004, New York's Shelley Contin-Hubbs was diagnosed with the most advanced stage of breast cancer; two different doctors told her she could have as little as six months to live.
Contin-Hubbs found a third physician, one who was as optimistic and...
| Nov 9, 2010
| 2:21 PM
NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY LAUNCHES IN CHICAGO Families can help researchers by providing information that is expected to improve the health and development of children for generations to come
CHICAGO --- Why are so many babies born prematurely? Why do so...
| Sep 8, 2010
With kids heading back to school athletics, band practice, drill team and the like across the country, this is a good time to discuss heat-related illnesses and their prevention.
It's always at this time of year that I begin worrying about heat...
| Aug 3, 2010
A growing number of teen girls in America say they use the rhythm method for birth control, and more teens also think it's OK for an unmarried female to have a baby, according to a government survey.
The report may help explain why the teen pregnancy...
| Sep 22, 2010
Over the weekend, I dragged my family to see "The Switch." It was a great escape movie and a perfect "chick flick" with a happy ending. What does this have to do with kids' health? Well, one of the scenes was related to an elementary school child who...
| Nov 1, 2010
Bill Rands, 67, of Grosse Pointe, Mich., is a man who had a mastectomy.
An 11-year survivor of male breast cancer, the retired money manager is not shy about showing his scar or sharing his story. His openness about discussing his illness sometimes...
| Jul 7, 2010
Women may shed more tears over a busted romantic relationship, but men suffer the greater emotional toll, researchers say.
In a study of more than 1,000 men and women, ages 18 to 23, researchers found that unhappy romances cause men more emotional grief,...
| Aug 2, 2010
Men are notoriously oblivious to their own health care. They often resort to cliche when trying to defend their ignorance; they can't be seen as weak; they can handle whatever is thrown at them. Despite the facade, men have a lot at stake when it comes to...
| Jun 18, 2010
It's normal to be concerned about your safety following a heart attack, but unwarranted worrying will interfere with lovemaking and rob the experience of its joy.
Q. How long should I wait to resume sexual activity following a heart attack?