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Abdomen (INACTIVE)

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  • The Bigger the Belly, the Bigger the Risks

    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,...
  • A healthy lifestyle and regular screening help fight colon cancer

    You are empowered to reduce the risks of getting colorectal cancer, commonly called colon cancer. How? - Eat a low-fat diet. - Exercise regularly. - Maintain a healthy body weight. "Excessive alcohol has also been associated with an increased...
  • Found: The source of ... belly-button lint

    Found: The source of ... belly-button lint
    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...
  • Early Morning Shooting In Lancaster County Sends One To The Hospital

    Early Morning Shooting In Lancaster County Sends One To The Hospital
    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....
  • Badly burned Palestinian girl gets help in Escondido

    Badly burned Palestinian girl gets help in Escondido
    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...
  • Appendicitis in Young Male Adults

    Appendicitis in Young Male Adults
    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...
  • Treatment for Pelvic Floor Weakness Varies

    Treatment for Pelvic Floor Weakness Varies
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What do I need to know about pelvic floor weakness? How is it treated? ANSWER: For many women, pelvic problems begin with a feeling that something "down there" has fallen out of place. And that's exactly what may be occurring. Once...
  • Using a chair can help abdominal crunches

    Using a chair can help abdominal crunches
    Have you ever thought of using a folding chair when performing abdominal crunches? Try it. You'll find that it's a comfortable way to focus on contracting your abs without feeling pressure on your back. -- Karen Voight 1Place an open-back chair or...
  • A Measure of Risk

    A Measure of Risk
    The scene plays out repeatedly in Dr. George Griffing's Brentwood, Mo., office: big round bellies come through his exam-room door well before the rest of his patients' bodies. That's when Griffing, professor of internal medicine at St. Louis University...
  • Homicides in Hampton Roads: 2009

    CHESAPEAKE Feb. 27. Constance Stepney (55) and grandson Terrell Stepney (19). Police went to address on Ida Street and found Terrell suffering from drug overdose. Found Constance inside, dead at the scene. Terrell pronounced dead 2/28 at hospital. Police...
  • At Bellevue, a hospital reflects its changing world

    At Bellevue, a hospital reflects its changing world
    Yuzuro Yamamoto (not his real name) was a quiet Japanese man who knew only a handful of words in English, despite 30 years in America. He was a sturdy manual laborer, but over the last three weeks had been feeling weak. One hand on the abdomen was all it...
  • Bringing Bellyaching to an End

    Bringing Bellyaching to an End
    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-...