| Nov 6, 2013
| 1:39 PM
New York (REUTERS) - Patients in an average hospital room are exposed to so little light during the day that their bodies cannot adopt a normal sleep-wake cycle, a small study suggests.
Researchers found the lowest levels of daytime light exposure were...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Healthcare providers voiced heavy support Thursday for a U.S. Food and Drug Administration plan to declare trans fats an unsafe food additive.
"This is long overdue," said Kristin Kirkpatrick, a dietitian and wellness expert at the Cleveland Clinic in...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 8:07 PM
On Colleen Smith's right shoulder, just about the level of her collarbone, is tattoo of Roman numerals, VI• IV• MMXII. They signify a date, June 4, 2012, one of several over the last 27 months that Smith either wants to remember or knows she...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Karen East knew something was wrong, even after implant removal and several negative MRIs and mammograms. “I could feel a big lump, and it hurt,” she recalls. “My Aunt Michelle was not happy with any of the diagnoses from the image/...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:31 AM
When the biopsy for cancer in her left breast came back positive, “my world flipped upside down in a matter of a second,” recalls Belkys Silva. “I was in shock and disbelief, my eyes began to water and a knot formed in my throat as I...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. The latest post is from Shanti Lewis, a...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Source: The Cleveland Clinic
Heart disease does not need to limit your ability to travel. Here are some key pointers to follow so that you can have a comfortable and heart-healthy vacation:
1. Talk with your doctor:
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:06 PM
National Chocolate Day: Greatest food holiday ever?
I know what you're thinking. Hmmm. What about Thanksgiving? That's a pretty good food holiday.
True. Except the part where you have to share all that food with... gulp... family.
RECIPES: 32 of our...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 2:10 PM
I was first diagnosed with breast cancer in June 1994, but I knew I had a lump earlier and did nothing about it because of a lack of insurance. As soon as I did receive insurance, I made an appointment with my doctor. A mammogram was taken, and after...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:39 PM
My family moved to Florida in August 2012, and four months later I was diagnosed with cancer. I felt a lump in my breast and went to my doctor who referred me to a breast specialist. The mammogram was negative and both the MRI and ultrasound were...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Si no has participado hasta ahora en ningún evento para combatir el cáncer al seno. Nunca es tarde. Aún quedan varias actividades hasta fin de mes en las que se puede participar.
A continuación algunas de ellas:
15 de octubre, Girls Night Out, una...