| Feb 17, 2011
| 5:56 PM
SOUTH BEND — Memorial Hospital has become the first in Indiana to install a pacemaker that is FDA approved for use around or in an MRI machine.
Dr. Raman Mitra, director of Memorial Leighton Heart & Vascular Center, performed the operation...
| Jun 20, 2011
Henda Salmeron's life changed two years ago when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. What you won't see in the image of her mammogram is a four centimeter tumor hidden in dense breast tissue.
"Every one of my mammograms indicated that I had dense...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 3:49 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — A few minutes past noon, Chloe lies almost motionless on her side on the examining table as Dr. Christina Long administers a vaccine on the tender inside of her upper thigh. Gently, she turns her over and injects the other thigh in...
| Apr 4, 2012
The new listing of 45 common treatments patients and doctors should question is part of a growing movement that challenges routine care.
Next up: The upcoming Avoiding Avoidable Care summit, to be held on April 25 in Boston, will bring together more than...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 7:40 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Julian Dunn, 7, did a warm-up dance in his living room Friday morning to his favorite song, "You Dropped a Bomb on Me," by the '80s funk group the Gap Band.
Julian, who has been undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatment for an...
| Jul 6, 2011
Michelle Vanderburg doesn't have a crystal ball but she knows she has to play close attention to her breast health.
"My mother is a breast cancer survivor so it is very important to me to be on top of my health," Michelle said. "To make sure that I'm...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 12:23 PM
My Mother's Story
During the last five years of my mother's life, she fought a mean, possibly mutant, 20-year-old breast cancer. She had just gotten off the drug tamoxifen when this new cancer appeared. She had gained 10 pounds while on tamoxifen to...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 1:25 PM
We are doing another series on Parenting Special Needs Children and Teens at the Crescenta-Caņada YMCA. It is wonderful to see parents who have challenging children receive education and support from others who have walked through a similar journey....
| Aug 3, 2011
| 11:47 AM
When Stan Long's doctor told him he needed prostate surgery, the unpleasant procedure bothered him less than the part of the price tag he'd be on the hook for: $15,000 for the hospital stay his Medicare plan didn't cover.
So Long, who lives in Washington...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 10:47 AM
Roanoke Regional Airport tells News7 they're working on getting new technology that would allow passengers to leave their shoes on as they go through security.
Roanoke Regional airport is also using the newest version of baggage x-ray. It's like...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 8:29 AM
As football teams take to fields across the nation, Purdue University researchers continue work to uncover how repeated head impacts affect high school athletes.
Findings could aid efforts to develop safety guidelines based on the number of hits a...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 2:50 PM
The family of Russell “Rusty” Porter are preparing for his funeral and visitation. On April 17, Porter and his wife, Rebecca Porter, disappeared from their Willard home. In July, a Taney County deputy discovered their bodies in a rural...