| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:29 PM
As hundreds of people prepare to participate in the annual Great Chesapeake Bay Swim on Sunday, Anne Arundel County health officials have issued an advisory warning people of potentially dangerous levels of bacteria in the water because of storm runoff....
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:31 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids who don't get vaccines when they see their pediatrician for a sick visit - despite being due for the shots - are more likely to fall behind on immunizations and routine check-ups, according to a new study.
| May 29, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released new guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute otitis media, which is doctor-speak for an ear infection.
An ear infection is one of the most common maladies of early childhood and also one of...
| May 22, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Harvard Health Blog
As wait times to see a doctor for simple problems like sinusitis and urinary tract infection lengthen, more and more Americans are turning to retail health clinics--walk-in medical facilities located in pharmacies, grocery stores, and...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 5:15 AM
PETOSKEY — The snow may not be gone yet, but you better grab a tissue — spring allergy season is on the way.
Each year, about 50 million Americans are impacted by nasal allergies, which is the sixth leading cause of chronic disease in the...
| Apr 3, 2013
When Jane Levy told family and friends she'd star (and have a demon inhabit her) in the “Evil Dead” remake, she didn’t emphasize that she’d spend the shoot freezing in just her underwear, vomiting blood on people.
| Apr 2, 2013
| 3:47 PM
My dad was a smoker. At the height of his smoking career, I'm thinking that he was about a two-pack- a day-man. The family house was usually enveloped in a blue haze due to the clouds of smoke. That meant that I was inhaling second-hand smoke almost as...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:13 PM
Dr. William F. House, a dentist-turned-ear specialist who 50 years ago defied the medical establishment and many advocates for the hearing impaired to champion an implantable device, now widely accepted, that made everyday sounds audible to the profoundly...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 4:34 AM
Singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco reveals a consistent vision and integrity in a stirring concert....
| Jul 30, 2012
| 12:09 PM
If you thought it was hard getting a doctor's appointment now, just wait until 30 million more Americans join the line. Nearly 3 in 4 California counties already lack a sufficient number of family physicians, and by 2020 the U.S. faces an estimated...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:34 AM
Since their son Connor Lim was born, Stephanie Park and Steven Lim have been on countless trips to doctors and hospitals dealing with lung infections, …...