| Aug 15, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Johns Hopkins doctors have received approval from the university’s institutional review board to begin doing face transplant surgeries, becoming the second hospital in Baltimore to offer the complex procedure.
There have been only 22 such...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Thomson Reuters has released its top 100 U.S. hospitals based on overall performance.
The hospitals were ranked on 10 key areas: mortality, medical complications, patient safety, average patient stay, expenses, profitability, patient satisfaction,...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 3:37 PM
Seminole Tribe of Florida Chairman James Billie has written his account of activities over the past few weeks, saying that his troubles began when he fell off of a horse on Dec. 30.
In a post to the Seminole Tribune Web site, Facebook and Twitter...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 12:41 PM
It might be a caffeine headache, but it might be an aneurysm. Great. Now, at the very least, it's a stress headache.
We asked the experts to tell us five signs that your body is telling you something. And why you should do something about it. (Namely,...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:24 PM
You could say that Dan Benintendi is hooked on exercise. On a typical morning in Fort Worth, Texas, he wakes up at 3:30 a.m. to swim 2,500 yards. Then he teaches a one-hour spin class, works most of the day as an AT&T account manager, teaches another spin...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 3:59 PM
(Reuters) - Setting the clock ahead for daylight savings time may set the scene for a small increase in heart attacks the next day, according to a U.S. study - which suggests that sleep deprivation may be to blame.
Researchers at two hospitals in the U....
| Dec 5, 2012
| 4:08 PM
If sugary sodas are as bad for you as nutritionists and, increasingly, local officials nationwide insist, it stands to reason a drink containing a sugar substitute might be better for you, right? Not so fast! Studies of diet soda's health impact are...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 9:49 PM
Aberdeen: Patrick Henry Pearce “Harry” Lynch, 60, of Aberdeen passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in the loving care of his family, North Plains Hospice staff and friends. Patrick’s wishes were to be...
| Nov 11, 2012
Fourteen of Doanh Nguyen's patients have died of prescription drug overdoses since 2005, coroner's records show.
But he's not to blame for any of them, he said.
His practice in Orange County's Little Saigon caters to pain sufferers of all kinds....
| Nov 13, 2012
| 5:44 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - White patients with the most common form of kidney cancer, called renal cell carcinoma, are slightly more likely to survive the disease than black patients, according to a large new study.
The researchers looked at nearly 40,...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 7:11 PM
Yes, you read that right. A Chinese man had to have an eel surgically removed from his bladder after a mishap while undergoing an unusual spa treatment.
Zhang Nan, a 56-year-old resident of Hubei province, was bathing with live eels, in the hopes that...