| Aug 12, 2010
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...
| Nov 4, 2010
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.
| Feb 9, 2011
| 6:17 AM
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°...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 8:47 AM
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...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 8:10 AM
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...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 3:48 PM
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...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 11:26 AM
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...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Do you have housemaid's knee or jersey finger? Many common pain conditions have acquired colorful monikers.
Upsy-daisy! New moms lifting and holding their newborns numerous times a day may develop baby wrist, also known as de Quervain’...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 12:41 PM
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,...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 9:08 AM
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...
| Apr 9, 2007
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...