| Feb 22, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Combining her passion for art with a keenness for advantageous scientific research, Niles North High School senior Damiana Andonova has accomplished a great deal more …...
| Feb 11, 2010
Want a simple way to increase your longevity?
Try sex. It's one of the most fun things we humans can do.
But first of all, safe sex - or more accurately, "safer sex" - is using techniques and products to reduce the risk of infection or pregnancies...
| Nov 30, 2010
With twinkling Christmas lights, jingling sleigh bells and chestnuts roasting on open fires — not to mention inescapable holiday jewelry commercials hawking diamond rings — it's no wonder December reigns as the most popular month to pop the...
| Feb 14, 2011
It's late at night and you're finishing a truly golden date. You drank Manhattans and discovered that you both geek out about B-horror films and the collected works of Philip K. Dick. To top it off, you can't stop staring into each other's eyes. When...
| Mar 14, 2011
Once a woman becomes visibly pregnant, it isn't long before she's being asked extremely personal questions by complete strangers:
"Are you going to have an epidural or go natural?
"You're not drinking alcohol, are you?"
"Have you tried ginger for...
| May 16, 2011
It happens every day: You're walking down the street and someone holding a map and looking baffled stops you and asks for directions. What do you do? Do you stop to help those in need or do you turn your head and walk the other way?
"Whether you come...
| May 23, 2011
I was deeply shaken to learn I had hypopharyngeal cancer. As a physician, I had access to my hospital's laboratory results, so I took a shortcut: Rather than wait for my surgeon to call me, I looked for my name in my hospital's pathology laboratory log...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 6:59 PM
His name tag reads "Christopher Payne, Individual with Autism, Computer Geek." The first label is one the 14-year-old will wear all his life. The second is one that, thanks to persistent parents and professionals pushing back the barriers of autism, he...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 9:21 AM
Here are Dr. Castellanos's tips for improving your sex in the upcoming year:
1. Make a resolution to being active - You can't have good sex if you keep avoiding sex. With our busy lifestyles, there is always a reason to put our sex life on the back...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 8:11 AM
As an MD, Dr. Castellanos always emphasizes a good diet, plenty of sleep, and regular physical activity to keep up your testosterone and your sex life. But she also has some specific suggestions to help people improve their sex life for 2012.
| Feb 11, 2008
AS they seek to document and demystify one of life's great thrills, scientists have run across some real head-scratchers.
How, for example, can they explain the fact that some men and women who are paralyzed and numb below the waist are able to have...
| Oct 6, 2006
Pregnant, past due and weary of waiting, Christine Smyth might have chosen among many old-wives'-tale methods to get things moving -- scrubbing floors, climbing stairs, drinking castor oil, even having sex.
Following the lead of generations of Lehigh...