| May 14, 2012
| 9:04 AM
It sounds like something out of a horror film - a micro-organism that enters through an open wound and begins to consume your body from the inside out.
Unfortunately flesh-eating bacteria, or necrotizing fasciitis, isn't fiction. Aimee Copeland, a 24-...
| May 21, 2012
| 4:50 AM
UPSTATE, S.C. -- The family of Lana Kuykendall -- a mother of three-week-old twins who is battling a rare flesh-eating bacteria -- realizes all too well that she "still has a long road ahead" after seven surgeries.
"We don't know what the next day is...
| May 16, 2012
| 3:44 PM
WAUKEGAN, Illinois -- A man who took a needle and thread to his sons buttocks accepted a plea deal that will keep him out of prison.
Randy Swopes, 52, will be put on 24-months probation and have to do 250 hours of public service, NBC Chicago reports....
| May 17, 2012
| 8:44 AM
For the first time in 30 years, the Federal Government is weighing in on the great sunscreen debate. This summer, the FDA will begin regulating labels.
Skin therapist Katie Pfadenhauer says this is great news.
Katie works at a San Diego Salon & Spa. She...
| May 21, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Michael DelGrosso feels blessed by his 3-month-old daughter, Presley Victoria.
“She is doing better than expected,” he said. “We are blessed.”
When Vicky DelGrosso was five months pregnant, physicians at Family Medical Center...
| May 22, 2012
| 2:36 PM
Our goat herd is in expansion mode. This is our first experience with delivering kids of our own, of the four legged variety anyways. Our daughter, Bena, was more than happy to offer her assistance to the does in loving on the kids, but I reminded her...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:05 AM
As horse owners it is our responsibility to provide optimal standards of care for them. An effective health management plan will involve proper nutrition, parasite management, and routine hoof and dental care. Vaccinations are also a valuable tool for...
| Jun 5, 2012
Cody Champaign has been edgy for a couple of days--his wife Amber just gave birth to Alex--oh and by the way--the hospital is probably the last place he wants to be.
"I mean i am terrified of hospitals,” Cody said with a smile. “I...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:36 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new study from Denmark, people who had taken aspirin, ibuprofen and related painkillers -- especially at high doses and for years at a time -- were less likely to get skin cancer, compared to those who rarely used those...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 10:40 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new study, about half of HIV patients on antiretroviral therapy skipped their medications whenever they were drinking alcohol, an ill-advised behavior that could lead to higher viral loads, researchers say.
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:52 PM
Kate Moskowitz was still in diapers when she diagnosed with an autoimmune disease that would change her life. Not many people have heard of Crohn’s disease, and there’s no one-size-fits-all method of treatment.
Kate, now 5, has already been...