| Jun 7, 2010
| 12:28 PM
If Bob and Cortney Novogratz can convert a decrepit gun shop on the edge of New York's SoHo into a stunning five-story home — with six kids and a seventh on the way — surely you can repaint your entryway. Right?
Renovating when you have young...
| Sep 10, 2010
Signs of heart disease — generally thought to be a disease of middle age — can be seen even in children, cardiologists now know. But risk factors in children and young adults run the risk of being undetected and untreated, largely because of...
| May 13, 2010
Sunscreen can help prevent those painful episodes of childhood sunburn, a risk factor for skin cancer later in life. But although sunscreen is recommended for infants older than six months by everyone from the National Institutes of Health to the American...
| May 31, 2010
Two days after her second son, Dylan, was born in 2005, Mariah Bianchi let out yet another deep-chested cough, this time in the hospital, where she was recovering from the delivery.
She had been coughing for two weeks; she had coughed so badly that her...
| Oct 20, 2010
More and more kids are being diagnosed with what was once thought to be an almost exclusively adult malady: high blood pressure. These children join the large contingent of American adults — estimated to be 25 percent of the population — who...
| Jun 3, 2010
Jennifer McCarthy was one of the first people to sign up when Bumbershoot, an aerial arts studio, opened last October in the old Polar Wave Ice and Fuel Co. warehouse.
The south St. Louis studio, full of high-flying apparatus, is also home to a bakery...
| Apr 14, 2010
Longer days -- at least for me -- mean time for long evening workouts, but I need to be careful. Enthusiasm for exercise is fabulous, but athletes can sabotage their fitness goals if it causes them to hit the sack much later.
While you sleep you are...
| Aug 16, 2010
Circumcision programs are slowly beginning to be rolled out in sub-Saharan Africa in hopes of reducing the toll of HIV infections in the area, researchers said at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna. Some predicted that more than 4 million new HIV...
| Apr 6, 2010
During the day, Lawrence Neumann was a mild-mannered man, considerate, kind and loving to his wife of many years, Bonnie.
In the middle of the night, as they tried to sleep, he became someone else, screaming obscenities, grunting, kicking, punching...
| Jun 24, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 47-year-old wife was diagnosed with a rare granulosa cell tumor (GCT) of the ovary. Her treatment included surgery to remove the uterus and ovaries. The tumor was stage 1, but we are nervous about a recurrence. What can she or her...
| Apr 26, 2010
Renee Olsen was already late when she arrived at the Soccerdome in Jessup, Maryland, with her two young boys. The soccer game was under way, and she was still strapping on shinguards, pulling up socks and tying shoelaces.
The difference? They were her...