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  • Botox offers a shot of pain relief

    Botox offers a shot of pain relief
    Patricia Kowalczyk had been suffering with neck and shoulder pain for years when her doctor offered her a shot of Botox. The 60-year-old wasn't interested in smoothing her frown lines. But Johns Hopkins' Dr. Paul Christo wasn't offering the popular...
  • Losing Weight by Freezing Fat

    Losing Weight by Freezing Fat
    How would you like to lose some of that extra weight you just can't seem to get rid of? There's a new way that lets you freeze it right off. It's being used by both women and men. Jennifer Crosby has this problem. She wants to lose an inch or two. "It's...
  • It's cold out there!

    It's cold out there!
    Wind chills across the area this morning dropped between 15 and 20 below zero at times. The National Weather Service issued a wind chill advisory for these cold conditions and it is expected to happen again tonight. Highs today will only make it to 12°...
  • Red Cross issues winter weather reminders

    Red Cross issues winter weather reminders
    The American Red Cross Midway-Kansas Chapter is urging residents to take steps to guard against hypothermia and other emergencies common during severely cold weather.   “Winter can be a beautiful time of year in Wichita, but it also brings quiet...
  • As disease attacks her kidneys, a Williamsburg woman fights back with fitness

    As disease attacks her kidneys, a Williamsburg woman fights back with fitness
    Heather Oman had never heard of polycystic kidney disease until she was diagnosed with it in January 2006. She's 35. A wife and mother of two children, ages 3 and 8. There is no cure. Average age of morbidity: 58. "But that is changing. Kidney...
  • Teamwork leads to a happy ending

    While dealing with an infected joint in a particularly valuable cow a few months ago, I had the opportunity to perform a surgery usually reserved for the horse in an operating room. The surgery is called an arthrotomy, which means, literally, to cut...
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome causes numbness in some fingers

    Cubital tunnel syndrome causes numbness in some fingers
    Most people have heard of carpal tunnel syndrome, and likely even know someone who suffers from it. Cubital tunnel syndrome is less common but also can cause debilitating symptoms, such as numbness in the ring and little fingers and wasting of muscle in...
  • 8 Pain Syndromes With Strange Names

    8 Pain Syndromes With Strange Names
    Do you have housemaid's knee or jersey finger? Many common pain conditions have acquired colorful monikers. Baby Wrist Upsy-daisy! New moms lifting and holding their newborns numerous times a day may develop baby wrist, also known as de Quervain’...
  • Your body is talking. Are you listening?

    Your body is talking. Are you listening?
    It might be a caffeine headache, but it might be an aneurysm. Great. Now, at the very least, it's a stress headache. We asked the experts to tell us five signs that your body is telling you something. And why you should do something about it. (Namely,...
  • Sen. Kirk faces a potentially long recovery from stroke

    Sen. Kirk faces a potentially long recovery from stroke
    First-term Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk faces a potentially long road back from a weekend stroke that his neurosurgeon said could leave the lawmaker with lasting physical damage but also a full mental recovery. The 52-year-old North Shore politician...
  • The cyclist's tight spot

    WHEN urologist Dr. Irwin Goldstein declared in 1997: "There are only two kinds of male cyclists -- those who are impotent and those who will be impotent," many bike riders scoffed. Saying the equipment housed in their spandex shorts worked just fine, they...