| May 22, 2013
| 7:59 AM
Whether you go for a physical or already see a cardiologist, chances are your doctor may order a test to check how well your heart is working. Among the most common cardiac tests are electrocardiogram, echocardiogram and stress test. Each test helps to...
| May 17, 2013
| 10:02 PM
Ken Venturi, who won the 1964 U.S. Open golf championship in dramatic fashion and became a longtime television commentator, died Friday in Rancho Mirage. He was 82.
Venturi, who was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame earlier this month, died at...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Jimmy Smith knew it was real the first time he walked up the big hill to football practice, his 18-year-old lungs unable to find enough air. In the years that followed, the images of husky linemen, gasping on the sidelines, only confirmed the potency of...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 12:15 PM
A nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly provides a guest post. This week, Shanti Lewis weighs in on gluten-free diets.
Have you walked in the grocery store lately and seen a plethora of products labeled "gluten-free?" Do...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 3:25 PM
It's flu season in Baltimore.
A few days after Christmas, Baltimore resident Kathleen Dudley began experiencing telltale signs of the flu — fever, chills, body aches, sore throat, cough and overall exhaustion.
"The worst part — the fever...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 10:36 PM
The Aberdeen Central girls’ basketball team unwrapped a win with a bow of lessons.
The holidays do not get much brighter than that in the basketball world.
Third-rated Aberdeen (6-0) beat Rapid City Central 57-44 Saturday in Aberdeen. The...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 9:06 AM
It's winter (almost)! (Also, gross). That means it's time for another quick 'n' dirty-style advice column. Grab some mulled wine and come sit on my knee. If you missed the fall quickies, read 'em at your leisure. It is winter, after all, what else are you...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:30 AM
For a disease that affects 50 million adults in the United States -- about 1 in 5 people -- arthritis is remarkably misunderstood.
Many people believe it's a crippling and inevitable part of growing old. But things are changing. Treatments are better,...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:39 AM
Medical tests have shown that Chicago's Cardinal Francis George appears to be free of cancer, he said in a wide-ranging interview, though doctors have advised the Roman Catholic archbishop to skip two Christmas Day traditions dear to him.
| May 21, 2013
| 8:43 AM
This is the first of a two-part series updating women of all ages on the use of hormones.
It is a pleasure to be back putting pencil to paper with good news for women going through "the change."
A Global Consensus Statement, hot off the press in the...
| May 14, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Beyonce has canceled a show in Belgium, citing dehydration and exhaustion as rumors of a second pregnancy continue to swirl around the pop diva.
The singer, 31, was advised by doctors to rest and will be missing her Tuesday show at Sportpaleis in...