| Apr 15, 2010
| 1:20 PM
There is a new law that will force over a million Puerto Ricans living in America to get rid of their birth certificates and apply for new ones. The U.S Department of Homeland Security and the Puerto Rican government have enacted Law 191 to combat fraud...
| Apr 28, 2010
To perk up or not to perk up? That is the question.
Is coffee a habit we would be better off kicking? Scores of studies have investigated the health benefits of coffee, and though none actually recommends picking up the habit if you haven't already, some...
| Aug 3, 2010
Q: This is an embarrassing problem: I only have a bowel movement every other day. How can I be more regular? I usually have to drink a laxative tea to go daily.
A: This is not embarrassing at all for us to answer. But it's a red-faced question we get...
| Apr 27, 2010
| 7:04 PM
A single sigmoidoscopy between ages 55 and 64 can reduce deaths from colorectal cancer by at least 43%, British researchers reported Tuesday.
The results from the first large randomized trial of sigmoidoscopy show that it is a more effective tool than...
| Apr 30, 2010
OK, if you're a "spit nails, no nonsense kind of guy," worrying about a little sunburn might seem ... well, less than manly. But a quick look at some sobering statistics from the Skin Cancer Foundation should change that in a hurry.
- Skin cancer is...
| Apr 30, 2010
Here's yet another reason to exercise and drink that low-fat latte. Being on the move inhibits skin cancer growth. It's like Mother Nature realized that being in the sun increases the risk so she built in a mechanism to slow down skin cancer growth. Plus,...
| May 7, 2010
| 12:37 PM
A new British study claims a five minute colon cancer test can cut the number of deaths from this disease nearly in half.
The little performed 'flexi-scope test; involves having a pensized tube inserted into the colon so doctors and identify and remove...
| May 10, 2010
| 7:36 PM
Michigan State Police, searching for solid leads in the disappearance of Venus Stewart, found a Walmart receipt on the front passenger seat floor of a pickup owned by her estranged husband, Douglas Stewart.
The receipt showed the purchase of a shovel,...
| Feb 26, 2010
| 7:53 PM
LOS ANGELES- Cheryl Shuman is an activist and a survivor who's staring down her own mortality.
It has truly been a difficult road for the medical marijuana user.
Before she began her work to reform marijuana laws, Cheryl was known as the 'Optician to...
| May 14, 2010
| 3:43 PM
Volunteers have started combing through wooded areas and other remote locations, searching for Venus Stewart.
Friday morning, a man with an extensive background in searching for missing people held a community-wide search for the missing mother of two....
| May 21, 2010
To help reduce rising rates of skin cancer from overexposure to the ultraviolet rays of the sun, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has designated the Friday before Memorial Day as "Don't Fry Day" to encourage sun safety awareness and to...