| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Q: My husband is getting severe spasms in his lower back, possibly as a result of twisting wrong while doing sit-ups. He's getting no relief from ibuprofen. Is there an over-the-counter alternative?
A: If your husband's back pain developed after doing...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Eighteen months ago, I had surgery on my back to relieve the nerve pain that radiates down my leg. It didn't help as much as I'd hoped, and my doctor says additional surgery isn't likely to help. I have tried pain meds, steroid...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:05 AM
If you have a headache, you're not alone. Nine out of ten Americans suffer from headaches. Some are occasional, some frequent, some are dull and throbbing, and some cause debilitating pain and nausea.
What do you do when you suffer from a pounding...
| May 21, 2013
If your bra isn’t comfortable, it can bother you all day and be a real distraction from all of the other things you need to pay attention in an average day. Bra discomfort is usually a symptom of an ill-fitting garment.
Besides discomfort, how...
| Aug 12, 2013
New OB/GYN physicians
Breanne Mueller, M.D.
• Medical school: University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine
• Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, Mo.
Melissa Hieb, D.O.
• Medical school:...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 7:13 AM
It’s that time of the year again, when children head off to school for lessons in reading, writing and arithmetic.
The upcoming weeks will include essays, history projects and pages of problem solving.
But parents will have their share of...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 6:49 AM
PETOSKEY — After they were married in their hometown of Cedarville in the Upper Peninsula, Justin and Cheyenne Fountain traveled the country looking for the ideal place to settle down, raise a family, and open a chiropractic practice.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Ah, hometowns. When things finally get real.
How else could Desiree discover, for example, that a man who says his occupation is “drilling fluid engineer” actually drives a snow cone truck for a living?
That’s right. Zak, 31, doles...
| Aug 21, 2013
About 50 percent of Americans use alternative medicine — and 10 percent use it on their children, according to Paul Offit, author of the new book, "Do You Believe in Magic? The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine." (HarperCollins).
| Aug 23, 2013
Thursday, Aug. 29
Reggae music The Howard County Historical Society presents "Acoustic Reggae with Scotty P" from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 8328 Court Ave. in Ellicott City. Scotty Paynter is a vocalist-songwriter associated with the Baltimore-based...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:56 AM
With more than 300,000 health care workers in Cook County alone, employees have plenty of options when it comes to choosing a work environment. Here’s a look a various workplaces for today’s health care professionals.
Offices of dentists....