| Aug 27, 2009
Dominick Dunne, the bestselling novelist and Vanity Fair writer who chronicled the misdeeds of the rich and famous with wicked glee -- most memorably in his highly personal accounts of the trials of Claus von Bulow, the Menendez brothers and O.J....
| Sep 5, 2009
Ask the dietitian! Sandra Frank answers YOUR questions. To submit your question, fill out the form here.
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| Mar 18, 2009
Q: How long should a man with benign prostatic hyperplasia be treated with medications before having surgery, if he still gets up a couple times at night?
A: In general, men who take drugs for benign prostatic hyperplasia do so to avoid surgery and to...
| Jan 22, 2010
I have read information about candida in the intestines in the book "No More Heartburn" (Kensington, $15, 258 pages) by Sherry A. Rogers, M.D. There are products available to stop candida. How do you feel about this? I have taken a lot of antibiotics...
| Feb 3, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What do I need to know about pelvic floor weakness? How is it treated?
ANSWER: For many women, pelvic problems begin with a feeling that something "down there" has fallen out of place. And that's exactly what may be occurring. Once...
| Jan 25, 2010
When times get tough, people go hiking. That's the news from a CBS News/New York Times poll released a couple of weeks ago, which found that recession-wracked Americans are now getting by on less, doing more and valuing experiences over things. High on...
| Feb 18, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What can you tell me about prostatitis? What are the treatment options?
ANSWER: A lot of men are familiar with certain prostate-related problems, such as the risk of prostate enlargement and prostate cancer. But prostatitis is a painful...
| Feb 3, 2010
Timothy Valerius is happy and healthy and will turn three years old in March, but his survival was very much in question. At fourteen weeks doctors noticed a large stomach mass on Heidi's unborn son. She said doctors told her he a 3% change of being...
| Feb 17, 2010
| 3:58 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Former Los Angeles police Chief Daryl Gates is battling bladder cancer and has been hospitalized for several weeks, according to his family.
Gates, 83, who led the department for 14 years and resigned in the wake of the Rodney King...
| Apr 7, 2009
| 1:25 PM
The vulva is subject to a range of skin problems, many of them inadvertently self-inflicted.
You may routinely pamper your face and work hard to keep it moisturized and irritation-free, but what have you done lately for the more sensitive skin of your...
| Apr 1, 2010
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Brie-Anne Paterson has suffered from chronic pelvic pain for more than half her life. She was the girl in gym class curled up on the locker room floor, crying and clutching her abdomen.
"I would just die the week of my period,"...