| Feb 5, 2012
Sodas, sports drinks and other sugary beverages are an unhealthy choice for kids, according to the nation's leading pediatricians' group, which strictly opposes the sale and advertising of the products in schools.
Yet Coca-Cola's Live Positively slogan...
| Apr 18, 2012
In an age of assisted reproductive technology, can you rewind the biological clock? Not as much as you think, say Yale researchers in a study published in a recent issue of "Fertility and Sterility."
Those are the findings of Dr. Pasquale Patrizio,...
| May 4, 2012
| 11:58 AM
1) Dr. Kalman Watsky
Dr. Kalman Watsky practices dermatology at 330 Orchard St. in New Haven, adjacent to San Raphael's Hospital, where he is the section chief of Dermatology, and finds it a "little weird" to have his practice featured in a Reader's...
| Jan 18, 2012
Hadiya Jackson is feeling anxious as she awaits her MRI. The Lake Park High School gymnast banged her knee doing a back walkover on the beam, and she's hoping it's not fractured.
Jackson slides her left leg into a circular tube in a new MRI machine that'...
| Nov 30, 2011
More than 11 years ago, at age 89, Mary Cipolla, of Roselle, went through surgery for a rare type of pancreatic cancer, a "Hail Mary" procedure that removed parts of her stomach, pancreas, bile duct, gallbladder and small intestine — and saved her...
| Dec 11, 2011
Thanks to a $374,000 taxpayer-funded grant, we now know that inhaling lemon and lavender scents doesn't do a lot for our ability to heal a wound. With $666,000 in federal research money, scientists examined whether distant prayer could heal AIDS. It could...
| Feb 28, 2008
Recently The Times disclosed that Blue Cross of California was asking physicians to report patient conditions that could be used to cancel medical coverage. Amid the furor of physicians all over California, the leadership of the California Medical Assn....
| May 16, 2010
Dr. Stanley I. Greenspan, a psychiatrist who documented the developmental milestones of early childhood and developed the widely used "Floor Time" method for teaching children with autism and other developmental disorders, died April 27 at Suburban...
| Aug 2, 2009
On Monday we begin a new chapter in Central Florida history by welcoming the charter class of students to the University of Central Florida's College of Medicine. They are here because of their enterprising spirits, passion for medicine, commitment to...
| Mar 16, 2008
From a distance, the more than 11,000 state residents who have returned from war in the past five years have disappeared seamlessly into the Connecticut landscape — back to colleges, spouses, civilian or military jobs.
But up close, the...
| Feb 17, 2010
| 4:32 PM
The high incidence of hepatitis C infections among drug abusers may be due in part to the use of syringes with detachable needles, which are more likely to transfer viable viruses from one user to the next, Yale University researchers......
| Jun 16, 2010
The great health reform debate over alleged death panels has fizzled. Lawmakers guaranteed that by stripping provisions supporting end-of-life planning from legislation enacted.
What remains is the status quo. It's left to individuals to decide if they...