| Feb 23, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Fanya O'Donoghue had just learned she was pregnant when she happened to meet a group of nurses at a social gathering. She was looking for an obstetrician, and asked them whom they would recommend.
"All six of them said, 'Dr. [Nikita] Levy,'" she...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Dear Pharmacist: My hero is Ray Lewis of the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens, and I heard he took Deer Antler Velvet to recover from his muscle injuries faster. Do you recommend this? — D.D., Baltimore, Md.
Dear D.D.: I've never recommended...
| May 30, 2013
| 2:32 PM
This is the second of two articles updating women of all ages on the use of hormones.
I had to bite my tongue while sitting at Zinc Cafe & Market in Laguna Beach (one of my favorite places) the other day. Two beautiful young women who looked to be...
| May 10, 2013
The Department of Health offers information on how to prevent the spread of rabies and what to do in the event of exposure. Rabies is most often seen in raccoons, bats, foxes and skunks. Information: 410-222-7168 or visit aahealth.org....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:56 PM
RESEARCH OVERWHELMINGLY SHOWS THAT REGULAR EXERCISE LOWERS THE RISK FOR MANY DISEASES, ENHANCES THE FUNCTIONING OF VIRTUALLY EVERY PHYSIOLOGICAL SYSTEM IN THE HUMAN BODY AND IMPROVES PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING. UNFORTUNATELY, FEWER THAN 40 PERCENT OF...
| May 6, 2013
| 3:03 PM
You may be used to seeing me behind the anchor desk on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
But for last few months, a lot of my time has been spent at the Blue Ridge Cancer Care.
I have ovarian cancer. I was diagnosed right before Christmas.
| May 6, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Amanda Kehler packed away the baby book where she had been keeping track of her doctors' appointments and how she was feeling.
She boxed up the baby outfits she had been so excited to receive from her grandmother and sisters, along with every other...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:51 AM
Here’s an idea: socialized birth control. Really. One premise of the new health care reform law is that every insurance policy must provide free contraceptive services to those who want them. Another is that every person must be covered by......
| Aug 9, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Orlando's Kirsten Storms has given an exclusive interview to Soap Opera Digest about her time away from “General Hospital.” She is back at the ABC soap, and her first episodes as Maxie will air later this month. Storms talks about having...
| May 2, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Hernias are a common ailment among Americans; more than 4 million people develop the painful condition. And although both men and women develop hernias, female patients may be harder to diagnose. Doctors and patients may not realize the abdominal pain a...
| Jan 18, 2012
Wylie W. Vale Jr., a professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla and an internationally renowned expert on brain hormones who led a team of Salk researchers that discovered the brain hormone that triggers the body's reaction to...