| Nov 9, 2010
| 2:57 PM
Barbara Kephart of Yorktown, left, who has been suffering from multiple sclerosis for ten years, is shown with Liz Penn, physical therapist.
Kephart shows her NESS L300 equipment. New therapy, NESS L300 allows woman with MS to walk again.
| Nov 9, 2010
| 3:01 PM
Isabella Harrison, trim and neatly turned out in lavender pants with a matching top, leans over her walker to push it methodically in front of her. Occasionally, she stops to straighten her back. "I've started to hunch over from using this," concedes...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 11:48 AM
Looking inside the body. For the lay person, a fascinating journey. For a surgeon, a critical endeavor. On the court -- running, dribbling. Which muscles are engaged. Peel away the skin and you see.
Max Downham, Executive Director, International...
| Nov 28, 2010
A new study sheds light on treatment choices for torn knee ligaments. Surgery may not be necessary.
A 30-year-old skier takes a sharp turn on the slopes and hears a dreaded "pop" in his right knee. He has ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) a...
| Dec 14, 2010
A baby sea turtle escaped from the jaws of a shark, only to get stuck in oil spilled from BP's well in the Gulf of Mexico. A young dolphin apparently was attacked by his mother, then swam into oil.
The animals are among thousands rescued since more...
| Apr 21, 2011
Now that thrill-seeking diners have advanced beyond pork belly and crispy pig's ears and are going hog wild over snout-to-tail pork events, it may be the perfect time to check out Koreatown's best jokbal. The braised pork foot and shank, Korea's answer to...
| 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...
| Apr 21, 2011
I'm a high-payback kind of cook. What I mean by that is that any effort I expend in the kitchen, I expect to have repaid several times over on the plate.
You can put that down to philosophy if you want — that whole California thing of choosing good...
| Apr 25, 2011
We enter the gross anatomy lab at 8 a.m. and spend the next two-and-a-half hours palpating bodies, cutting through skin and subcutaneous fat, probing muscle layers and searching for nerves and blood vessels.
Before our first day, our anatomy professor...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 2:30 PM
Women who crave muscle tone but fear bulging biceps are flocking to The Bar Method, a body-sculpting exercise system that purports to whittle dancer-type forms from nondancing bodies.
Enthusiasts say the workout, which engages a ballet barre and draws...
| May 6, 2011
| 5:31 PM
Five-month-old Mya Williams looks alert and curious as she sits on her mother's knee for a medical checkup. She gurgles uncertainly, uncertain whether to laugh or cry, as pediatric neurologist Ralph Northam taps her knees. "She doesn't have her reflexes...
| Jan 3, 2011
Put away the eggnog and break out the tennis shoes — it's New Year's resolution time, and no doubt millions have made the pledge to get fit. Many of them will join a gym only to find they're bored with the monotony of cardio equipment and weight...