| Feb 17, 2010
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...
| Feb 3, 2010
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...
| Jan 25, 2010
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...
| 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...
| 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....
| Jun 5, 2005
A wire snakes from the EKG monitor, swoops past the rolling cart with the chocolate milk and orange wedges, up the bed, past the pink teddy bear and around Sarah's thumb.
Inside Room 504 at Rush Children's Hospital, the EKG monitor blips. Sarah's heart...