| Apr 6, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Another Easter weekend and Passover is upon us, so we here at Capitol Ideas World HQ want to wish you and yours a very happy holiday weekend as you gather with loved ones to commemorate......
| Dec 26, 2012
Type 2 diabetics who are diagnosed with cancer often wind up ignoring their diabetes in favor of treating the cancer, which can increase the risk of premature death, a study partly led by a Northwestern University professor found.
But if patients are...
| Mar 23, 2012
Chief executive of bagel company
Murray Lender, 81, who helped turn his father's small Connecticut bakery into a national company credited with introducing bagels to many Americans, died Wednesday at a Miami hospital of complications...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 6:53 PM
When Richard Lee Norris opened his eyes after a marathon 36-hour surgery to give him a new face, he immediately wanted a mirror.
A natural reaction for a man who had been practically living as a recluse since a 1997 gun accident took off his nose, chin,...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 5:18 PM
These days, when a full 61 percent of adults use at least one medication to treat a chronic health problem, many people expect a prescription at every doctor's appointment. (And doctors are often all too happy to oblige.) Since every drug has side effects...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 1:13 PM
It was Monday that results of a new study came out that show gastric bypass surgery can improve and possibly cure diabetes. That's no surprise to one Roanoke man.
Mark Lambert had been heavy his entire life. He used to weigh 360 pounds and in 2007 he...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 6:03 PM
Joseph Sheppard has an IQ above 130. Ask him about his life or worldview and he'll start drawing connections to cosmology and quantum mechanics. He'll toss around names of great intellectuals -- Nietzsche, Spinoza -- as if they're as culturally relevant...
| Apr 5, 2012
Melinda Barron had been thinking about weight loss surgery for years--her mother died in 2005 at the age of 62.
Melinda said her mom weighed a bit more than 300 pounds and had type 2 diabetes.
"When mom died my whole point was okay, I'm losing weight...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 3:00 AM
President Barack Obama's vision for health-care reform could have resulted in a much better law had it not been for congressional decrees at the start that a single-payer system was "off the table." But guess what has appeared back on the table during the...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 1:34 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children with incurable cancer can take part in early trials of a new drug's safety, but many parents may misunderstand the goals of those studies, new research finds.
When researchers test new drugs on humans, they start with...
| Sep 1, 2012
Pillows. They're not just for nestling your noggin anymore. They're also for keeping your stiff neck from aching, your sinuses from congesting, your acids from refluxing, your snores from snorting, your tinnitus from tintinnabulating and — yes!...