| 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...
| Oct 5, 2009
| 8:32 PM
WESTWOOD -- Two UCLA students arrested in connection with a fight and stabbing at an off-campus fraternity party have been released from custody.
School officials said Monday that 19-year-olds Justin Kim and Chris Yi were released after the district...
| 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...
| 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-...
| Nov 12, 2009
If there were such a thing as the heart bone, it would be smack in the middle of each line of the old spiritual, " Dem Bones." Once thought of as a solitary, aloof pump, the heart is now known to affect, and be affected by, all parts of the body.
| Nov 15, 2009
As Eileen Kelleher waited in a pre-surgical suite at New Milford Hospital to meet the doctor who was about to open up her abdomen, an uneasy feeling came over the longtime nurse.
The operation would be the second in just over a year by Dr. Cameron...
| Nov 28, 2009
A Colts defense that relies on the big play just lost perhaps its biggest playmaker.
Defensive end Dwight Freeney didn't make the trip to Houston and is out for Sunday's game with the Texans, the Colts announced Saturday night.
Freeney missed the entire...