| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:53 AM
When were you first diagnosed with heart disease?
Was it from childhood, during a regularly scheduled physical, or did you seek your doctor’s opinion after recognizing that something might be wrong? Approximately eight years ago. Doctors heard a...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Hugh Laurie only plays a doctor on TV, but he has a following among physicians in Germany who are crediting his fictional Dr. House with helping them diagnose a man with a life-threatening case of cobalt intoxication.
The 55-year-old patient was...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Philanthropist Willard Hackerman, who transformed a small construction firm into a national giant with $5 billion in annual billings and was instrumental in erecting Maryland landmarks such as Harborplace, died Monday of unknown causes at Johns Hopkins...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 7:30 PM
After his 5-month-old daughter, Adelyn, was diagnosed with the rare brain disorder Aicardi syndrome, Trent Stroup immediately took action.
He and his wife, Tina, visited several clinics to try to find the one best suited to treat their daughter. Since...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 7:56 PM
Long before a woman hits middle age, she and her doctor should be thinking about her risk of stroke and taking steps to reduce it, according to the first set of stroke guidelines aimed at women.
The overall stroke risk for women is higher than it is for...
| Dec 20, 2013
In 2012, the American Dental Assn. updated its guidelines for dental X-rays, including this caveat:
"Radiographs can help the dental practitioner evaluate and definitely diagnose many oral diseases and conditions. However, the dentist must weigh the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:30 AM
When it comes to prescription pain medications, there's a lot of misinformation out there. Whether you're searching for information about how such drugs can help you relieve pain or reading the latest tabloid tale of a celebrity...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:07 AM
The guest list for Sunday morning programs this weekend:
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., talks to CBS' "Face the Nation" at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., and Rep. Matt Salmon, R-Ariz., are other guests. The panel will...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 1:01 PM
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This week's TV Movies
MythBusters The new episode "Star...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:41 PM
The number of Americans taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs is set to double under new guidelines unveiled Tuesday by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Assn.
The goal of prescribing statins to as many as 70 million people is...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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