| Oct 8, 2010
| 2:18 PM
My name is Marchina. I was sitting at work one afternoon and noticed an uncomfortable feeling to my right breast. I found it odd, but immediately decided to pay close attention to the area that was feeling uncomfortable.
I began to rub the area, and...
| Aug 3, 2010
A Maryland medical group has started treating autistic children in South Florida with shots of a drug used for chemical castration, a therapy widely panned by mainstream experts.
The group gives children the cancer drug Lupron to stop their bodies from...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 10:07 AM
Nobody wants unnecessary surgery. On the other hand, who doesn't want to have more mobility and to be able to do the things they used to do? Elective orthopedic surgeries like knee arthroscopy and hip replacement tend to be very successful because they...
| Aug 13, 2010
| 7:37 PM
Folks flying out of Gerald R. Ford International Airport should get ready for a big change passing through security: full body scanners.
The airport plans to have one machine at each of its two security checkpoints up and running by the end of August....
| Sep 14, 2010
Henda Salmeron will never forget the moment that her doctor informed her, she had advanced breast cancer.
"I have two children and I thought about how am I going to tell them," said the 44-year old real estate agent.
Salmeron says the news about the...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 8:59 AM
Twin X-ray machines are positioned above and beside the face of a sedated patient in the interventional radiology suite of Riverside Regional Medical Center.
These machines help Dr. Frank Sanderson fill aneurysms with thin, flexible strands of platinum,...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 12:56 PM
A month ago, Pat Williams had never heard of multiple myeloma.
Now he's intimately familiar with the blood disease.
Diagnosed with the disease after a physical in January, the 70-year-old Orlando Magic executive is undergoing chemotherapy twice a week...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 10:49 PM
How many times have you had to throw away a bottle of water, conditioner or a tube of tooth paste in the airport screening line? Too many, is probably the answer. Well, fret no more. A researcher at UC Davis may have developed a device that’s...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 10:54 PM
Enumclaw's brand-new hospital is open for business. They began taking patients Wedneday, February 2nd.
St. Elizabeth hospital will replace the aging Enumclaw regional hospital, which was built in 1949.
It features private single-patient rooms, a...
| Jan 26, 2011
Most patients facing an operation would of course prefer an experienced surgeon over one just learning the procedure.
But how, then, does a surgical student get the thousands of hours of practice necessary to gain confidence and expertise without putting...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 5:11 PM
HAMPTON — It's been ups and downs for the Semlers since Reagyn Semler, now 10, was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2005.
Wednesday was a little bit of both. The family from London, Ohio, just west of Columbus, celebrated the last day of Reagyn's...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 7:11 AM
There is encouraging news for patients who need an MRI, but get a little stressed by the idea of being confined. An upgrade to the machine is providing a distraction to take their minds off their anxiety.
The thought of undergoing an MRI filled...