| Dec 21, 2010
Q: I was diagnosed with morphea about three years ago. I understand there's no cure, but I'm looking at treatments to improve the condition. I know there's light therapy and I found some information on herbal medicines on the Internet. Are there any other...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 3:30 PM
It had been five years since Hailey Danisewicz last thought about bending her left knee.
The 20-year-old Northwestern University sophomore was 12 when she was diagnosed with bone cancer in her left leg just above the knee.
"I had a few surgeries to...
| Dec 30, 2010
| 12:28 PM
A Suffolk County man is under arrest after shooting his 20-year-old grandson early Thursday morning, according to Suffolk County Police.
Police arrested Joseph Grucci, 70, at his 64 Wards Lane house in Bellport after receiving a 911 call reporting...
| Jul 24, 2010
When we think of drowning, those of us who grew up in the age of "Gidget," "Baywatch" or even "Twilight" may conjure up images of hunky lifeguards diving to the rescue of screaming and flailing victims. Such depictions are often dangerously far from the...
| Jul 26, 2010
As dozens of ants crawled up Jayme Necaise's arms, the entomologist braced for a bite.
But the threat of a handful of escapees wasn't enough to distract his focus from the task at hand: transferring tens of thousands of Texas leafcutter ants into new...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 1:30 AM
The true meaning of family really comes out whenever there's a time that adversity sets in.
Five-plus years ago our son-in-law experienced a massive stroke due to a brain aneurism. He was only 42 and owned his own dental practice in Rolla, Mo.
| Sep 3, 2010
Summer might be almost over, but some of us aren't quite ready to give up the swimsuits and sand. So grab a towel, head to the beach and … exercise. Yes, goofy as it sounds, that beach towel comes in handy for a quick workout circuit that taxes...
| Sep 18, 2010
In school, she was known as "the Band-Aid kid" because she was clumsy and would fall a lot. She looked normal and was never overweight, but she found it increasingly difficult to run. Nancy Mollner was first diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disorder,...
| Feb 9, 2011
"You know that's permanent, right?"
"Have you thought about how that'll look when you get old?"
These are two comments people who want tattoos hear from those who think tattoos are pointless. I specialized in ignoring the anti-tattoo folks, but after...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 7:51 PM
First, the good news: strokes are on the decline among older Americans. But the bad news is that they are actually on the rise among the young and middle-aged.
FOX 4 Medical Reporter Meryl Lin McKean is Working for You with the story of a teen who had...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 11:18 AM
Local surgeons are cautiously optimistic about a new study that finds that many women with early stage breast cancer do not need a procedure that has long been routine: Removal of all cancerous lymph nodes from the armpit.
“This is a major change,&...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 1:53 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A woman has bounced back after a devastating plane crash last October. Thelma Vanhooser was pulled from the plane unconscious and rushed to the hospital. While she's still not at 100 percent, she's beat the odds to get where she is...