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Trey Hofer can't stand on his own or speak a single word, but the 8-year-old can easily warm up a room with coos, squeals and hugs. Trey was born with a Partial Trisomy 11 & 22 Syndrome, a rare chromosomal occurrence that resulted in physical and...
As families travel and get together during the holiday season, a lot of opportunities for illness arise. "When you're under stress, you're more likely to get sick," said Dr. Michael Knapp, with Avera Aberdeen Family Physicians. "You're trying to get...
Tags: Holidays, Trips and Vacations, Symptoms, Family, Flu
Tribune reporterMedical tests have shown that Chicago's Cardinal Francis George appears to be free of cancer, he said in a wide-ranging interview, though doctors have advised the Roman Catholic archbishop to skip two Christmas Day traditions dear to him. Because months...
You're a mess. You've been eating and drinking nonstop since Thanksgiving. You haven't seen an elliptical in weeks. And you're badly in need of pruning. But hey, that's what resolutions are for, right? So have a ball this New Year's Eve knowing that on...
Keeping Warm This Winter Katie's Tips: Wake-up, work out! Exercise gets your blood pumping and increases your body temperature. Plus it releases “feel good” endorphins that can really help you start the day off on the right note/foot....
Tags: Placebo, Flu, Hypothermia
WGN NewsTargeting auto immune disease. Scientists are sending in nanoparticles stocked with ammunition to stop the assault on the body. The tiny particles may help make a big difference for patients with MS. Stephen Miller, PhD, auto-immune researcher,...
Since ancient times, surgeons have dreamed of transplanting healthy organs into patients disabled by disease and injury, but the human body's powerful immune system stymied all such attempts, leading many observers to conclude that the procedure was...
The Hartford Courant"Your HIV test is positive, " I tell a 22-year-old man, confirming that he has the human immunodeficiency virus that causes AIDS. I reassure him that HIV is a treatable disease. If he takes antiviral medications daily, he can have a normal life...
My Pet WorldQ: We lost our Soft-Coated Wheaton Terrier, and it's still very difficult to talk about and deal with the loss. Poor Gracie, our other dog, has also had a tough time, and it's been heartbreaking. I think Gracie is still waiting for McGee to come home....
Premium Health News Service"Juicing" is on the fast-track from fad to full-on health craze. Thanks to an explosion of juice bars and celebrity endorsements, satisfying that thirst for greens, super fruits, or carrot juice is en vogue right now. But healthy as these juicy...
Robert James Cotter, a Johns Hopkins scientist and professor whose work in mass spectrometry has contributed to discoveries in health and science, died last Monday of heart failure at his home at HarborView in Baltimore. He was 69. His work, which earned...
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