| Aug 22, 2011
| 11:25 AM
SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man suing a doctor for amputating his penis testified that the moment he learned part of the organ had been removed, he wanted to flee the hospital.
Former truck driver Phillip Seaton testified Monday during his...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 2:11 PM
SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A jury has ruled against a Kentucky truck driver who sued a urologist claiming the doctor amputated part of his penis without his consent.
The six-man, six-woman jury came back with the verdict Wednesday in the lawsuit filed...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 10:03 AM
We pull up to the curb, one segment of a long, car-worm caravan, and the transition team swarms. Like locusts, they devour the car's contents, carrying the loot off to a 10- by 15-foot room that my child will share with a perfect stranger and learn to...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 2:20 PM
Emergency departments often see more injuries from storm cleanup than from the storm itself.
Five patients were seen in Sentara CarePlex Hospital's minor care unit for storm-related injuries, including lacerations from falling on a hand saw and a...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 6:03 AM
Michigan residents will be included in a major clinical trial through the participation of Spectrum Health.
The study will focus on peripheral arterial disease (PAD), which can lead to leg amputations, and will look at how a patient's own stem cells...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Join the 22nd annual SPIN gala, Bella Notte, a gourmet food and wine event at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Hilton Waterfront Hotel & Resort in Huntington Beach, 21100 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Two award-winning chefs, Executive Chef Jeff Littlefield of Shades...
| Nov 6, 2011
U.S. Marine Corporal Kenneth Kalish was wounded in April 2011, while fighting for his country in Afghanistan.
"I walked around the corner and boom," Kalish said. "I actually didn't know I was hurt. I just thought that something went off and my ears...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 9:01 AM
Spend ten minutes with Barry Albert of Windsor Locks, Conn. and you'll quickly notice two things he has in abundance -- model cars and a dry wit.
"I think [what] a lot of it is, is that I can't afford to buy the real cars so I can have every car that I...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 3:48 PM
While dealing with an infected joint in a particularly valuable cow a few months ago, I had the opportunity to perform a surgery usually reserved for the horse in an operating room. The surgery is called an arthrotomy, which means, literally, to cut...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 7:45 AM
Diabetes Mellitus. The data is startling, and it’s getting worse.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, diabetes affects more than 25 million people in the U.S., or 8.3 percent of the population. It’s the seventh leading cause of...
| Sep 21, 2011
It had taken some years for Nicole McLean to embrace her God-given breasts, ample at size H cups. So when, at 39, she was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer and told, despite her adamant protests, that mastectomy was the best option, McLean never...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 12:50 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Middle aged women who eat a lot of refined carbs might offset their risk of type 2 diabetes by drinking a moderate amount of alcohol, a new study suggests.
Following more than 80,000 women over 26 years, researchers found that...