| May 27, 2013
| 4:31 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- You can't walk very far on the Missouri State University campus without running into a building named after John Q. Hammons.
“Mr. Hammons was critically important to the university, he was our largest benefactor in history....
| Dec 25, 2012
| 6:11 PM
From the back of the ambulance, Dean Brown sounded normal. The trouble he had breathing that morning was due to either a nasty cold or a respiratory infection, so he would go to the hospital, maybe get some antibiotics and get out of there. He couldn't...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 8:30 AM
You've had a bad day at work. Or maybe someone cut you off in traffic. Or perhaps you found a handful of bills in the mailbox. Whatever the case, you walk through the front door and head straight for the freezer and devour a carton of frozen goodies to...
| May 21, 2013
| 8:43 AM
This is the first of a two-part series updating women of all ages on the use of hormones.
It is a pleasure to be back putting pencil to paper with good news for women going through "the change."
A Global Consensus Statement, hot off the press in the...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Although Orlando is a medium-sized metro, its two main hospital systems rank in the big leagues of top-grossing nonprofit hospitals in the nation, according to a recent report.
With annual gross charges of $8 billion, Florida Hospital came in fourth out...
| May 2, 2013
Christina Lihan builds South Florida hotels, houses and skyscrapers without ever having to break ground.
She uses thick watercolor paper and Exacto knives to create multidimensional, cut paper sculptures of cityscapes and European buildings —...
| 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....
| May 6, 2013
| 9:17 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stepping into the debate over who should be screened for lung cancer, a leading medical specialty group issued new guidelines on Tuesday recommending that doctors offer annual low-dose CT (computed tomography) scanning to people whose...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Dr. Paul S. Lietman, a retired Johns Hopkins professor of medicine, pharmacology, molecular sciences and pediatrics, died of congestive heart failure April 20 at his Ruxton home. He was 79.
"He was a gifted educator and was beloved by generations of...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:03 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thousands of heart attack victims every year have none of the notorious risk factors before their crisis - not high cholesterol, not unhealthy triglycerides. Now the search for the mystery culprits has turned up some surprising...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 1:56 PM
The long-established link between red meat consumption and heart disease may have less to do with the fat in the meat than many have assumed, researchers said Sunday.
Writing in the journal Nature Medicine, a team led by Dr. Stanley Hazen of the...