PATIENT STORY

A lifesaving visit

One woman set aside her skepticism and followed her doctor's advice to get a mammogram. It saved her life.

March 25, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘Coming here is like assurance’

Moms-to-be with similar due dates enjoy learning and laughing in CenteringPregnancy program.

March 24, 2017 0

Another obesity downside: higher esophageal cancer risk

Research shows association with increased odds for stomach cancer as well.

March 24, 2017 0

Got a cold? Still no cure

Zinc and vitamin C might offer relief, but you're better off focusing on a balanced diet.

March 21, 2017 1

Opioid painkillers and anxiety meds: A deadly mix?

Thirty percent of fatal opioid overdoses involved both types of meds, but number of people prescribed both has spiked.

March 20, 2017 0

How to help an ailing friend

Don't know what to say, or what to do? Experts suggest useful ways to help friends or family members as they endure medical troubles.

March 19, 2017 0

Rethinking the female catheter

Nurse shares her innovative idea and excitement about new product that's all about dignity and reducing infections.

March 18, 2017 4

Fish oil pills may help after heart attack

Specialists' review does not find, however, that it can help prevent cardiovascular problems.

March 17, 2017 0

Dizzy spells in middle-age tied to dementia

Rapid drops in blood pressure that cause light-headedness may do serious damage.

March 16, 2017 0

Your DNA may determine how you handle the time change

Researcher says genetics play a part in whether you're a night owl, which can make daylight saving a tough transition.

March 14, 2017 0

Daffodils, margaritas and other surprise dangers

Dermatologists warn of the many hidden hazards that can cause itch or rash.

March 13, 2017 0

Exercise helps counter cancer-linked fatigue

Psychological treatment and education can be useful, too, more so than drugs.

March 12, 2017 0