| Oct 5, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Aging baby boomers are increasingly turning to testosterone prescriptions in a bid to stay healthy and boost their vitality. But the therapy has some health risks for men.
Recently, scientists at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have...
| Aug 27, 2012
It may be a desire for immortality that pushes some athletes to seek to transcend the limitations of mere mortal bodies through the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Certainly Lance Armstrong, the seven-time Tour de France winner and Olympic champion,...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Oh, Lance. How could you?
Thursday’s announcement was stunning.
Seven-time winner of the Tour de France, testicular cancer survivor, Livestrong founder, cancer fundraiser, our hero, our real-life Superman — and you’re giving up without...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 11:23 AM
We have learned a secret of the Secret Service: At least a few of those tight-lipped tough guys are not quite as straight-laced and serious as they appear to be. In fact, they apparently love to party like frat boys.
Three Secret Service agents have...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:00 AM
From guest blogger Liz Atwood: Now I know why I've lost interest in shopping, wearing jewelry and painting my nails. I thought I was just busy, but a new study says my boys may have changed my brain.
The report published last week finds that women who...
| May 4, 2011
| 8:51 PM
A doctor nationally known for treating autism with a drug sometimes used to chemically castrate sex offenders has been suspended from practicing medicine in his home state of Maryland after state officials determined that he is putting children at risk....
| May 6, 2011
| 8:42 AM
A day after Dr. Mark Geier's medical license was suspended in Maryland over allegations of putting children with autism at risk, state officials were seeking to remove his son from a state commission that advises the governor on the disorder.
| May 11, 2011
| 5:49 PM
After her daughter Jodie was diagnosed with autism, Alison Singer went online, searching desperately for anything that looked like it might help her little girl.
She tried gluten-free and casein-free diets and supplements. She sprinkled something...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 7:30 AM
From the MIchael Sragow Gets Reel blog:
Today the Library of Congress announced 25 more selections for the National Film Registry. The Registry is designed to highlight the American cinema's broad social-cultural significance as well as mark its key...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 2:40 PM
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent advisory panel, recently recommended that healthy men not be given PSA blood tests to detect prostate cancer. But that won't mean the end of diagnosis and treatment of the disease, the most common...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 12:56 PM
It's Men's Health Week, and public health officials are encouraging men to pay more attention to their bodies. Not only should they be paying more attention to little changes that don't seem right, they should be getting annual checkups. Diseases common...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 2:41 PM
The boy in the black leotard was throwing yet another temper tantrum.
Seventeen-year-old Bilal Smith had his back to his dance instructor at the Baltimore School for the Arts. As she demonstrated a movement sequence to the class, Bilal bent from the...