| Aug 25, 2012
| 4:01 PM
I didn't want it to be easy. If it were easy, everyone would have it done and where would I be? No bragging rights, no lying about the size of the needle.
I couldn't stand walking like this another minute-– swaying from side to side, stiff legged,...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 8:52 PM
When Mike Fey was bitten by a mosquito between his thumb and index finger; he laughed at the time because it was the only mosquito he'd seen all summer.
That was until he ended up in the emergency room with West Nile virus.
Fey, 42, works as a...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 7:14 AM
Name: Kenneth Hildebrandt
Running for: U.S. House of Representatives, 5th District
Party: Independent Greens
Official website: Click here
Biography: Hildebrandt was a chiropractic physician in New Jersey from 1987 to 2000.
In 2001 Hildebrandt began...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 1:37 PM
It hurts to walk. It hurts to sleep. It hurts to hug.
And it hurts when people don't understand.
You must be a complainer or a hypochondriac, they think. Maybe it's all in your head.
You look fine — why don't you get better?
If there is a form...
| Sep 22, 2010
Scientists are reporting in a new study that mammography is not an effective screening tool for women in their 40s because a tumor and the patient's tissue appear to be the same color.
Stanford University researchers reporting in the Journal of the...
| Sep 23, 2010
Prostate cancer is common. So what if there were a drug to lower a man's risk?
Well, there is.
Charlie Brown is a gardener who knows that prostate cancer is no bed of roses. He's had surgery to remove the prostate, radiation treatments and now hormone...
| Sep 16, 2010
It's a classic chicken/egg conundrum. Men with a family history of prostate cancer are thought to be more likely to develop the disease themselves, so it is recommended they get screened for the disease more often.
But frequent screenings make it more...
| Oct 14, 2010
Harvard Health Letters
Q. I've heard that doctors feel men over 60 shouldn't be treated for prostate cancer because they're old enough that they are going to die anyway. Is that so?
A. Goodness, no. Any doctor will treat a person for cancer if he or she...
| Oct 19, 2010
Do you ever wake up in the morning feeling like you've been hit by a truck? Not only does your body hurt all over, but you're also exhausted.
Or perhaps you're familiar with the following symptoms: chronic pain all over your body (with pain and stiffness...
| Aug 12, 2010
Lisa Kurts works out five days a week, eats right and stays out of the sun. Her beauty regimen gets more complicated from there, with injections, creams and prescription medication — much of it aimed at enhancing the beauty of her eyes.
| Sep 2, 2010
It's a sweaty kind of summer this year.
And while the multiple days of triple-digit temperatures have made some people glisten and others drip, everyone seems to be seeking ways to dry off. Some are showering more or slathering on "clinical-strength"...