| Feb 16, 2012
| 3:25 PM
Several days after patients got word that the Intractable Pain Clinic in Fallston had closed, those who received care there and from its primary doctor, Rakesh Mathur, are feeling abandoned and wondering who will prescribe their medication.
| Mar 8, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Sudden cardiac death is the most common mode of death in this country with more than 300,000 deaths per year, a third of which occur during physical activity. It is estimated that approximately 1,000 children die of sudden death each year.
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:05 AM
If running 15 miles a week is heart healthy, running 45 miles a week gives you a cardiovascular system three times as clean and strong, right?
A new study sounds a serious alarm about such thinking, adding to a growing body of research on the topic of...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 5:50 PM
MILWAUKEE And they're back.
In a tournament rife with upsets and heart palpitations, Michigan fans aren't living like most of the NCAA tournament Sweet 16 teams.
The Wolverines have two comfortable wins, by 17 and 14 points, and though there were...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Your doctor likely would say that corporate break-room vending is no way to eat properly, but Avanti Markets, the Tukwila, Wash.-based company that bills itself as “the sole leader in the micro-market industry,” would beg to differ....
| Feb 19, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Q: Other than anxiety, what can cause your heart rate to increase when you're not exercising?
A: Rather than just listing the causes, here's my approach to investigating a rapid heartbeat.
First, I'd like to know if you have any other symptoms. That...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Scientists have cracked a cellular biology mystery underlying a harmful effect oil spills have on fish: irregular heartbeats that can lead to cardiac arrest.
In studying the effects of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on bluefin tuna spawning in the...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
You don't have to be an athlete to make your heart stronger. Engaging in as little as 15 minutes of exercise per day can benefit your heart and even extend your life span.
In one study, exercising 15 minutes a day for eight years reduced all-cause...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 7:56 PM
Long before a woman hits middle age, she and her doctor should be thinking about her risk of stroke and taking steps to reduce it, according to the first set of stroke guidelines aimed at women.
The overall stroke risk for women is higher than it is for...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 1:48 PM
This is your heart on an energy drink, and it’s contracting significantly faster than it was before you opened that can full of liquid stimulant.
So says a team of cardiac radiologists who were concerned about adverse side effects from energy...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Kari Hunt Dunn’s daughter had always been taught to dial 911 in an emergency.
On Dec. 1, Dunn was stabbed to death in the bathroom of a Marshall, Texas, motel room. Her 9-year-old daughter, who was in room with her two siblings, tried to call 911...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:37 PM
The heart palpitations have stopped.
The hand-wringing is over.
The sleepless nights were put to rest.
That wraps up Dan Guerrero's week.
The UCLA athletic director's worst fear was unfolding. Washington needed a football coach and Jim Mora, the...