| Jun 17, 2009
| 8:25 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - A 60-year-old inmate's death at a New York City jail on Rikers Island has been ruled a homicide following physical restraint.
The city medical examiner's office says Clarence Mobley died from blunt impact to his abdomen with laceration of...
| Jun 24, 2009
Q: For the past three months, I've been experiencing pain in the upper right quadrant of my abdomen. My gallbladder was removed four years ago. My doctor thinks I have something wrong with my "sphincter of Oddi." What treatments are available to help...
| Jul 27, 2009
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department are currently investigating a shooting incident and death in the 1700 block of North Somerset Avenue.
One man has been found next to 1723 North Somerset Av dead from an apparent gunshot wound. Another man...
| Jul 29, 2009
| 1:29 PM
Heimlich Manuever Demonstration:
To do a Hemilich manuever on a cat or dog, you would lift them up -- or a very large dog, you can stand behind him just lift him up.
You're going to find that soft belly area, the abdomen. What you're attempting to do is...
| Aug 17, 2009
There's something about digestive difficulties that makes them hard to discuss in polite company -- which leaves many of us suffering one problem or another in silence. Yet fixes can be as simple as making informed lifestyle changes or taking over-the-...
| Aug 21, 2009
We would all love to fit into an itsy-bitsy bikini, but it gets frustrating when all those crunches don't even create a hint of a six-pack. The fact is there's no such thing as 'spot reduction'--fat or size reduction from a specific body part. While...
| Aug 23, 2009
The scene plays out repeatedly in Dr. George Griffing's office: Big, round bellies come through his exam-room door well before the rest of the patients' bodies.
That's when Griffing, professor of internal medicine at St. Louis University Medical School,...
| Mar 9, 2009
| 1:53 PM
You are empowered to reduce the risks of getting colorectal cancer, commonly called colon cancer.
- Eat a low-fat diet.
- Exercise regularly.
- Maintain a healthy body weight.
"Excessive alcohol has also been associated with an increased...
| Mar 11, 2009
A chemist in Vienna has taken the term "navel gazing" to its logical extreme and guaranteed himself a curious epitaph: Unraveler of the mysteries of belly-button lint.
Georg Steinhauser discovered that there is a certain type of body hair responsible for...
| Dec 23, 2009
| 4:16 AM
Police responded to an early morning shooting at 343 North Mulberry Street in Lancaster County. Upon arrival they found a 36-year old male suffering from a gunshot wound to his abdomen. He was transported to a local hospital by ambulance for treatment....
| Jan 8, 2010
| 9:14 AM
Children are often the forgotten casualties of war, but for a badly burned girl from Gaza, there is a brighter future ahead thanks to some local doctors.
Farah Abu Halima, 3, arrived in Escondido from Gaza back in November. She has scars on her face...
| Dec 21, 2009
Appendicitis refers to an acute inflammatory process involving the appendix, which is a small, worm-like appendage of the first part of the colon, writes Dr. Jason Roland, co-director of minimally invasive and laparoscopic surgery at Good Samaritan...