| Oct 15, 2012
| 10:38 AM
There are many people -- male and female -- who are completely unaware that men are susceptible to breast cancer. With preventative mammograms and messaging largely geared toward women, men may not even think about the breast cancer risk to themselves....
| 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 17, 2012
| 2:04 PM
About six weeks ago, a few readers sent emails complaining because the Tribune had given no coverage to local cyclist Christian Vande Velde’s victory in the U.S. Pro Challenge stage race in Colorado.
My response was to say we felt leery of...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Maybe the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency should have handled our nation's "war on drugs," first launched more than 40 years ago.
It took 14 years worth of evidence, but the USADA knocked off a drug kingpin in Lance Armstrong.
We witnessed the final nail in the...
| Oct 24, 2012
There's nothing quite like a world-renowned neuroscientist Facebooking about the lack of hot chicks who study the brain.
University of Chicago professor Dario Maestripieri is the esteemed author of many books on the minds and psychology of primates,...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 3:15 PM
I'm usually reading four or five books at a time. At the moment, I'm in the middle of Husain Haddawy's enchanting translation of “The Arabian Nights” (forget Cervantes and Sterne — this is where postmodernism begins); Jean-Luc Marion's...
| May 2, 2012
• Avoid saunas, hot tubs, steam baths and exposure to any other sources of excessive heat.
• Stop tobacco use.
• Avoid excessive alcohol use.
• Do not take anabolic steroids or illicit testosterone supplements.
• Eat a heart-...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:19 AM
Today, May 16, 2012, is the first National Hereditary AngioEdema (HAE) Day designed to bring attention to a disease that affects more than 1 in 10,000 people and that usually strikes in childhood or adolescence.
HAE is a genetic disorder that's...
| May 16, 2012
| 4:36 PM
I'm one of those women who likes reading men's health and fitness magazines. Though they all promise bodies and sex lives that most of us will never have, I'm drawn to the funny, self-deprecating tone, the functional workout tips and the emphasis on...
| Jun 8, 2012
At his heaviest Mark Shacklett tipped the scales at about 375 pounds--then he lost weight and that's when his Type 2 diabetes really flared up.
That's when Baylor-Irving Dr. Douglas Cluff decided to check Marks testosterone level.
"Low and behold,&...
| Nov 12, 2012
American's are becoming extra-large and it's usually our fault: we eat too much then just sit around--but it wasn't Paula DeHavens fault.
"My problem was my testosterone was pretty much gone,” Paula said. “I had double the amount of...
| Aug 26, 2012
Eastern Panhandle Anesthesia Associates
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Dr. Christopher M. Spiess, anesthesiologist, recently joined Eastern Panhandle Anesthesia Associates, based at City Hospital in Martinsburg.
Spiess recently completed a residency in...