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  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Pain relief from corticosteroid injections can vary greatly

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have osteoarthritis in my spine. About a month ago, I got a steroid shot in my lower back because my doctor said it might help with stiffness and pain in my back and legs. It worked wonderfully, and my symptoms are gone now. How does...
  • Sandra Lee doing 'as well as can be expected' after double mastectomy

    Sandra Lee doing 'as well as can be expected' after double mastectomy
    Sandra Lee has come through her double mastectomy "as well as can be expected," her boyfriend, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, said Tuesday. "Around 8 a.m. this morning, Sandy underwent surgery that concluded just before 1 p.m.," the New York politician...
  • Is organic food worth the higher price? Many experts say no

    Is organic food worth the higher price? Many experts say no
    Kristin DiMarco was heading into a Trader Joe's in West Los Angeles the other day and knew for sure what she wouldn't be buying: anything organic. "I just feel like I've already built up an immunity to anything that might be in my food," the 26-year-old...
  • Orlando In-Home Senior Care: How to Help Seniors Reduce Heat-Related Health Risks

      Factors that Contribute to Heat-Related Illnesses; Tips to Help Lower Risks   Staying inside a parked car with the windows rolled up when the outdoor temperature is 95°F could end up being more than just a hot mess... Recently, I stayed inside my...
  • What Doctors Know: Those 5 extra pounds won't hurt ...will they?

    Source: American Heart Association whatdoctorsknow.com Sweets can be hard to resist, along with all those fatty foods that taste so good. And what about those occasional extra helpings of mashed potatoes and pie? Does putting on a little extra weight...
  • Keeping your brain healthy actually can be a fine art

     Keeping your brain healthy actually can be a fine art
    Since she moved to Florida, said Mary O'Neill, 91, "painting keeps me happy and fills the empty frames" in her Port St. Lucie home. It also keeps mild cognitive impairment (MCI) at bay, said a study from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Unlike memory...
  • Medication may help slow progression of PBC

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was diagnosed with primary biliary cirrhosis three months ago. I don't have any symptoms yet but wonder what I should look for. Are there things I can do to slow its progression? ANSWER: Your situation is common. Most people diagnosed...
  • The Rev. William Chiganos, Greek Orthodox priest, dies at 82

    The Rev. William Chiganos, Greek Orthodox priest, dies at 82
    The Rev. William Chiganos was tapped to lead Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church in Westchester in the late 1950s, at a time when Greek-Americans were beginning to migrate from the city to the near west suburbs. The Rev. Chiganos remained at the helm of...
  • Sky gets first sponsor, will put Magellan on jerseys

    Sky gets first sponsor, will put Magellan on jerseys
    The Chicago Sky took a step closer to profitability, announcing its first sponsorship Thursday after reaching a deal to put the logo of steel products supplier Magellan on their jerseys. The team didn't disclose the terms of the multi-year agreement...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Teach your children the importance of good dental habits

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it true that some children are more susceptible to getting cavities than others? My 11-year-old has never had a cavity, but my 6-year-old already has needed four fillings. What's the best way to prevent cavities in kids? At what age...
  • Sandra Lee reveals breast cancer diagnosis, double-mastectomy plan

    Sandra Lee reveals breast cancer diagnosis, double-mastectomy plan
    An emotional Sandra Lee has gone public with her breast cancer diagnosis, explaining that she'll be getting a double mastectomy after doctors told her she was a "ticking time bomb." The lifestyle guru, celebrity chef and 10-year partner to New York Gov....