| Jun 14, 2010
Fear and modesty kept Diana Awada of Dearborn, Mich., from getting a mammogram.
Four times she made an appointment, and four times she canceled. Getting your breasts checked for signs of cancer wasn't something many women in Awada's Arab-American...
| Apr 28, 2010
Q. I get migraine headaches about three times per month. Once the headache gets started, it can last all day. I don't like taking medications. I recently heard that Botox injections can help migraines. Is this something I should try?
A. A small study...
| May 26, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have been diagnosed with uterine fibroids and an inflamed gallbladder. Both are to the point where I'm considering surgery. I'd like to have both surgeries done at the same time. Can these be done together?
ANSWER: The short answer to...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 6:53 AM
In the new issue of Rolling Stone, pop star Katy Perry joined many other celebrities in providing her analysis of political issues of our country.
According to the article, which you can view here, Perry revealed she's "recently undergone a political...
| May 12, 2011
| 2:00 AM
On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation.
• Flip flop? Romney says he'd...
| Apr 2, 2010
| 1:50 PM
MOUNT DORA — A doctor who considers the national health-care overhaul to be bad medicine for the country posted a sign on his office door telling patients who voted for President Barack Obama to seek care "elsewhere."
"I'm not turning anybody...
| Apr 19, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO - Lack of insurance or timely access to your regular doctor doesn't have to mean going without needed health care.
If you're uninsured and seeking stop-gap medical care before you find coverage again, you can triage your way to better...
| Oct 11, 2010
| 3:20 PM
A 4-year-old boy with severe developmental disabilities died in his nursing facility when he had difficulty breathing and no one heard the alarm on his monitor. Three weeks later, a 4-year-old girldied at the home in an almost identical way.
| Oct 12, 2010
| 9:14 PM
In a rare move, Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday ordered a health monitor be placed at a troubled Chicago facility caring for children with severe developmental disabilities.
The governor also instructed his senior health policy adviser to immediately draft...
| Nov 22, 2010
Healthcare has long been one of the most reliable generators of new jobs in California. But a lousy economy has caught up with an industry once considered virtually immune to downturns.
The sector, which employs about 1 in 10 Californians, has stalled at...
| Apr 6, 2011
In the five weeks since paralyzed running back Rasul "Rocky" Clark told the media of his fight for health insurance after his $5 million policy expired, his family has been overwhelmed with support, he said.
One south suburban woman offered to...