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  • Treatments for Alcoholic Hepatitis

    Treatments for Alcoholic Hepatitis
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My father has been diagnosed with alcoholic hepatitis. Is there any treatment for him? What kind of doctor should he see? ANSWER: First and foremost, it's critical that your father stop drinking. Alcoholic hepatitis, an acute...
  • GCT of the Ovary Requires Follow-Up

    GCT of the Ovary Requires Follow-Up
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 47-year-old wife was diagnosed with a rare granulosa cell tumor (GCT) of the ovary. Her treatment included surgery to remove the uterus and ovaries. The tumor was stage 1, but we are nervous about a recurrence. What can she or her...
  • Like crabs in the steamer

     
    Here we go, dear readers, staggering into what could well be some of the hottest, steamiest couple of days this summer. First, the warnings:Excessive Heat Watch: posted for Saturday in Baltimore, Southern Baltimore County, Washington, D.C., Arlington,...
  • ‘60 Minutes,’ ‘Big Brother’ help CBS to Sunday win

     
    Is deceptive Matt helping “Big Brother” score this summer? The Illinois web designer has said his wife is suffering an illness — an illness he made up. He's the head of household this week, and his wicked ways brought the CBS reality...
  • E-I-E-I-ewww: Modesto processor recalls 1 million pounds of ground beef products amid E. coli outbreak

     
    Adding to ongoing national food safety concerns, a Modesto meat processor said it is recalling 1 million pounds of ground beef and bulk ground meat products after their products were linked to seven people falling ill from a rare sub-type......
  • Scholar Tony Judt has died

     
    Tony Judt, a leading thinker, scholar and writer, died in New York on Friday from complications due to ALS. Judt had described the illness -- the slow and irreversible neurological disorder also known as Lou Gehrig's disease -- in the......
  • Fresh Express is voluntarily recalling 2,825 cases of Veggie Lovers Salad

     
    Fresh Express is voluntarily recalling 2,825 cases of Veggie Lovers Salad with a Product Code of I208 and Use-by Date of August 10, 2010 because of a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes. No other Fresh Express salads are included in the...
  • Eggs recalled because of potential salmonella risk

     
    Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa is voluntarily recalling specific Julian dates of shell eggs produced by their farms because they have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes...
  • Obama: 'No regrets' about mosque comments

     
    by Mike Memoli President Obama is not second guessing his decision to weigh on on the proposed community center and mosque near Ground Zero, he said in Ohio today. "The answer is no regrets," Obama told an ABC News reporter......
  • Apopka principal says policies are in place to guard against heat

     
    Apopka principal Doug Guthrie said his school's athletic trainers and football coaches are stressing to players the importance of hydrating themselves at home well before practice starts following a Tuesday afternoon scare in which several players were...
  • Joe Biden update: No 'Mission Accomplished' claim on Iraq, but no 'victory' either

     
    The Democrat gives a preview of the president's speech next week on the U.S. troop drawdown in Iraq....