| Nov 7, 2013
For Orlando musician Steve Garron, the will to survive has been hard-earned, after years of medical treatments that have left him physically and emotionally drained.
Garron returns to the stage Sunday, headlining a benefit reunion show with his much-...
| Oct 8, 2013
With the holiday season approaching comes its attendant tree trimmings of glimmering glass ornaments and tinsel so shiny it looks good enough to eat. That is, from a cat's perspective.
"I've had to remove tinsel from more than one animal, and that's...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Q: We lost our Soft-Coated Wheaton Terrier, and it's still very difficult to talk about and deal with the loss. Poor Gracie, our other dog, has also had a tough time, and it's been heartbreaking. I think Gracie is still waiting for McGee to come home....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine (FDA CVM), from 2010 through Dec. 17, 2012, a reported 2,674 dogs were sickened as a result of eating chicken jerky treats made in China. A reported 501 dogs died as a...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:50 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with diabetes who ate a diet consistent with general health guidelines and high in fruit, vegetables, fiber and unsaturated fat were less likely to develop kidney disease than unhealthy eaters, in a new study....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:22 AM
Chris Schnitzer of Lake Villa wanted to help her niece who needs a kidney transplant and decided there was only one way left to do that.
"I can't give her my kidney, but I can do a fundraiser," said Schnitzer, 53, who found out two weeks ago she's not a...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Mary Southwick was 34 when she developed pain on the bottom of one foot. After seeing a neurologist who said she had a nerve injury caused by dancing, she developed thrombophlebitis and was admitted to the hospital. An intern underdosed her heparin (blood...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:42 PM
Rabeea K. Choudhary is joining the staff of Sanford Aberdeen Clinic as a nephrologist.
She specializes in diagnosing and treating kidney disease. Conditions she typically treats include hypertension, acute kidney failure, chronic kidney disease and...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:20 AM
SOUTH BEND -- Threatened by some pretty hefty issues of life, Bob Elliott did what he's always done.
He came out swinging.
Fourteen years ago, Elliott -- who will enter his second season as a Notre Dame assistant football coach -- was diagnosed with a...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Q: I'm 23 years old, female and primarily heterosexual. I've never even been in a relationship. I'm starting to date a man who is a bit older and far more experienced than I am. I am very smitten and want to have sex with him, but I'm terrified that he'll...
| Dec 19, 2012
Although drinking too much alcohol impairs judgment and motor skills, intoxicated trauma-center patients also appear to be less likely to have potentially fatal problems such as heart and renal failure, a statistical study by a University of Illinois at...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:03 AM
As a veterinarian with a few years (translation: decades) under my stethoscope, I have come to really appreciate the puppies and kittens that come in to our office for their first visits and then watching them grow and develop over years and move on...