| Jan 20, 2014
| 1:13 PM
On Jan. 14, Mariposa Restaurant inside Neiman Marcus in Boca Raton was turned into a wonderland of Giorgio Armani makeovers thanks to Tim Quinn. Quinn, who is a cancer survivor and inspiring cancer awareness advocate, hosted the sold out event which...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:11 PM
It's billed as a faster, safer and more accurate way of screening expectant mothers for fetal abnormalities like Down syndrome, and proponents say it has already become the standard for prenatal care.
But as a handful of California companies market...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Children who are overweight in kindergarten have four times the risk of becoming obese by eighth grade, researchers reported Wednesday – in just one of the ways they said that the risk of becoming overweight or obese could start even before birth....
| Feb 11, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Yearly mammography screenings for women ages 40 to 59 do not reduce breast cancer deaths, even though they make a diagnosis of illness more likely, according to a long-term study of nearly 90,000 Canadian women.
The research, published Tuesday in the...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:30 AM
For many of us, driving is a vital component of freedom and independence. But aging brings physical changes that can jeopardize your future on the road.
"Most people I see don't think they have any driving problems," says Barbara Moscowitz, a geriatric...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Q: I have genital warts, both on the penis and anus. What treatments are available?
A: Warts are caused by infection with human papillomavirus (HPV). There are many different strains of papillomavirus. Most warts do not cause cancer, but certain...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Q: Can hair re-grow after radiation therapy and chemotherapy for brain cancer? What can I do to prevent hair loss? If I do lose my hair, are there any remedies to speed up re-growth?
A: Hair loss can be a distressing side effect of chemotherapy and...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Would you fill that 16-ounce cup with sugary soda if it had a red light on the dispenser? Or might you move to the faucet for water and its green light? Researchers tracked food and drink choices in a big Boston hospital and found that those "traffic...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Can't muster the motivation to get up off the couch and exercise? Try "couchersizing" -- staying on or near your couch and exercising during commercial breaks.
"A growing body of literature connects the amount of time you spend sitting to illness and...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 2:18 PM
At first glance, the image seems quizzical. A dog on a hospital bed? Huh? But a closer look reveals a haunting image that won't soon be forgotten: A faithful pup saying goodbye to his master as he lay dying in his hospital bed.
It was an image that...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik is recovering from an apparent concussion after he was dragged to the ice from behind by Boston Bruins winger Shawn Thornton and repeatedly punched while defenseless in the first period Saturday night at TD...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Whether you've been exercising for years or are just starting a fitness program, it's important to avoid injuries so you can keep moving toward your fitness goals. We become more vulnerable to injuries as we get older, in part because we're less agile...