| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Good news for all you guys who got clipped.
Yeah, seems like your little sacrifice paid off.
A new study suggests that men who leave a little bit of themselves behind, reduce the risk of getting cancer in their behind, so to speak.
Researchers at the...
| Mar 30, 2012
Marty Mitcham's life was on track until 2008 when it was briefly derailed by prostate cancer.
He followed all the health rules.
"I had heard that at age 50 you should have a PSA,” Marty recalled. “In my case it was very far along at that...
| Oct 5, 2012
Flu immunization clinics
The Department of Health will provide seasonal flu vaccinations at the following walk-in clinics. Both nasal-spray and injectable vaccinations will be available.
•Glen Burnie Health Center, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 4:04 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have found two distinct genetic "signatures" for prostate cancer that may help doctors predict which patients have aggressive tumors, and designed experimental blood tests to read those genetic signs like barcodes.
| Oct 15, 2012
| 9:26 PM
For a group of select men, it's almost that time of the year when they don't even get the "luxury of growing a goatee."
So says Brad Barton, who, along with the rest of Team Nuclear, will start things clean shaven Nov. 1 and grow out his mustache —...
| Oct 17, 2012
Treatment for certain cancers can affect your sex life, causing a range of symptoms that can make sex with your partner more difficult — or nonexistent. But that doesn't mean you can't have a healthy sex life, says Jeffrey Albaugh, a urology...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 8:29 AM
You call it November. They call it Movember.
The mustache-growing event started in 2003 when a few men way down under in Australia decided to bring crumb catchers back in style (Mo is Aussie slang for mustache). Fast forward and the mustache movement has...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:30 PM
When Dr. Amir Abolhoda recently performed robot-assisted lung cancer surgery at UC Irvine Medical Center — the first procedure of its kind in Orange County — it marked the latest leap in the fast-evolving field of robotics.
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Robotic surgery was initially developed to target prostate cancer — and today four in five prostectomies are performed by this revolutionary system, according to the National Cancer Institute.
Although robotics — the pioneering da Vinci...
| May 3, 2012
| 6:26 AM
Pro football Hall of Famer Dan Dierdorf is the keynote speaker for the 67th Annual Varsity Awards Banquet at Petoskey High School 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 30.
The banquet honors Northmen varsity athletes, and several individual awards will be presented,...
| May 10, 2012
| 10:28 AM
The Plastic Bag Solution
Information from Camillo Ferro:
Banning or taxing plastic bags would SAVE taxpayers in the Chicago as much as $3 million a year on sewer clean up.
45 to 75 million bags end up in our local environment each year. Cleanup costs...