| Apr 18, 2012
Here's a quick roundup of some new and interesting items on the pet products front.
Those golden years: As a pet owner, it's sad when you first notice a beloved dog starting to struggle with the effects of age: the slower gait, the struggle to get up...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 8:52 AM
It’s a Saturday afternoon, and your daughter turns an ankle on the soccer field. Or the earache your son has been fighting all week is suddenly worse, and now he has a fever. It’s a predicament almost every parent has found themselves in at...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 1:05 AM
MADISON, Minn. - There are a lot of thoughts that can go through your mind while lying helpless on the ground with four broken ribs and the bones in your ankle shattered like broken glass.
And, the grove on your farm is on fire and the wind is blowing...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 6:01 AM
At least one major South Korean retailer has suspended the sale of U.S. beef after authorities confirmed a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, sometimes referred to as "mad cow disease," in a dairy cow in central California.
Public health officials...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 2:17 PM
Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to become weak or even brittle.
Anyone can develop osteoporosis; however, women are five times more likely — especially those who go through menopause before the age of 45 — to develop...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:39 AM
Bariatric surgeon David Salzberg can reel off a list of life-threatening problems associated with morbid obesity. They include diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, joint pain, depression and elevated rates of cancer.
"Twenty percent of...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:11 PM
If you're going to fall and break something, you should at least have a good story to tell.
I have broken nine bones. No, I was not abused. Some stories are better than others. The last bone I broke, the ulna in my left arm, involved a ski jump. Good...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 5:14 PM
Rita Corwin, 90, conscientiously paid her premiums for long-term care insurance for 21 years to make sure that if she needed help as she grew older and more fragile, she'd get it.
Yet now that she finds herself in a position to require such assistance,...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 3:32 PM
My dad has cancer. He is 74. The cancer is in his bones, and he has trouble walking. I'm a doctor, the oldest of four children. The role I could be playing in this family crisis is obvious.
But I've learned something from parenting three boys that is...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 3:35 PM
If sin is unavoidable, then Denise Levesque wants to make it beautiful.
Levesque embraces all things odd because she can't help it, readily admitting that in another time, she probably would have been burned at the stake.
The Laguna Beach native hopes...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 9:40 AM
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Men with excessive fat around their abdomen, commonly known as a "beer belly," are at an elevated risk for heart disease and Type 2 diabetes, and now researchers are adding osteoporosis to the list of potential hazards.
More than 37...