| Aug 26, 2010
After more than a dozen high school football players were hospitalized last week in McMinnville, Ore., news reports blamed a "mystery" illness. Emerging details suggest a not-so-mysterious cause: heat stress injury as a result of vigorous training in...
| Jan 18, 2010
In a quest to look younger, be healthier and feel more vital later in life, increasing numbers of men, just like Jeffry Life, are turning to testosterone and human growth hormone. Use of both hormones is controversial. Read on:
Testosterone: "Older men ....
| Sep 1, 2010
Each of these exercise philosophies consists of low-impact movements that focus on both mind and body for better physical and mental health. And each has health benefits that are supported by scientific research. None require expensive equipment or...
| Aug 30, 2010
Q. I have worked for my company for 10 years, and the manager I loved just retired. The guy that took his place is a jerk! I feel disloyal, because even though my company has been good to me, I'm flirting heavily with the idea of leaving. Should I stay or...
| Aug 31, 2010
There was a time, back in the 1980s, when artificial hearts were big news. There was daily, front-page media attention around implantable artificial hearts. In 1982, Barney Clark received an artificial heart designed by Robert Jarvik and installed by Dr....
| Sep 2, 2010
| 10:29 AM
Inside the lab. It's where the hopes of scientists and patients merge. But a medical breakthrough takes time ... and lots of money. A local researcher takes us behind the scenes as he embarks on a promising journey.
Dr. Renzhi Han, Muscular Dystrophy...
| Sep 13, 2010
Since 2004, James O. Born has published five Florida mystery novels and in June, under the pseudonym James O'Neal, he published a sci-fi mystery set in a futuristic Miami. To write these books Born makes use of his law-enforcement career, including his...
| Sep 21, 2010
Ex-Miami Dolphins cheerleader Brenda Lowe stars in the latest season of "Survivor," which began airing this month, and bloggers have already been proclaiming her the show's sexiest female contestant. A cover girl for the cheerleaders' calendar and twice...
| 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,...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 2:30 PM
A daughter breaks a leg without an injury. Yet another girl, an avid runner, suffers multiple fractures ... what's going on? The bone robbing disease typically reserved for older women is striking teenagers and young women with a vengeance. Is your...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 2:49 PM
What they are: Involuntary, intermittent, spasmodic contractions of the diaphragm, followed by a sudden closure of the epiglottis (the cartilage protecting the vocal cords), which makes the hiccup sound. They have no known function, but they...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 1:12 PM
Maybe you've heard this one before: "No pain, no gain."
When it comes to athletic training, sometimes that pain is not just well-earned soreness from a solid workout. Sometimes it's a genuine injury.
How can an athlete — or someone who's just...