| Jul 13, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Now this is the kind of research we like hearing about. Drink up because it’s good for your bones. But sorry guys, this one's just for the ladies.
A study published in the journal Menopause says moderate doses of alcohol keeps women`s bones...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 3:06 PM
As the weather has gotten warmer, take a minute and look around town. Do you see a trend of baggy clothes and emaciated limbs — a waifish, androgynous, broken-doll sort of look? We all know someone like this. Think of a young Kate Moss. They call...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Tiesha Powell has a new nickname for her 10-month-old son: Aladdin.
A friend suggested the new name for Kyan after the baby had survived a fall from the family's third-floor apartment in Gary Tuesday morning after a loose window screen gave way.
| Jul 19, 2012
| 2:05 PM
The West Memorial Boulevard railroad underpass between South Potomac Street and Maryland Avenue has been closed for almost two months as city officials have searched for the source of persistent flooding that occurs during heavy rains.
| Jul 19, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Obese women may have an increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis — adding one more chronic illness to the list of ills brought on by extra pounds.
Women with rheumatoid arthritis are already more prone to heart attacks than the general...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 12:32 AM
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Breast cancer cells can destroy a powerful immune response in the body and allow the disease to spread to the patient's bones, researchers in Australia reported on Monday.
They also experimented with two ways to reinstate this...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 1:38 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older patients having a hip or a knee replaced have a higher risk of heart attack in the two weeks after the procedure compared to those who don't need joint surgery, according to a new study.
People having joint surgery had...
| 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...