| Apr 19, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Martha Masters bends then breaks the rules to save the life of a young girl....
| Jun 1, 2011
| 4:32 PM
It's that time of year again — time for kids and adults to start mowing the lawn. And with lawn-mowing season comes another sign of the season: Injuries from mowers. June is National Home Safety Month and five national medical organizations are...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 3:22 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A 62-year-old delivery driver who faced the loss of his leg during surgery for a rare type of bone cancer still has both his lower limbs and can walk with help, UC San Diego Health Sciences officials announced Monday.
Carlos Ortiz was...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 8:06 PM
Six months ago, McClouth High School senior Trevor Roberts suffered a life-changing injury during a football game that nearly cost him his life. But now, Roberts is on the mend, and back on the field in what some people in the small Kansas town are...
| Mar 30, 2011
Q: My local senior center is sponsoring a test to check for "peripheral artery disease." The test is free, and they say it's safe and painless. Do you think it's a good idea?
A: Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a form of atherosclerosis. In this case,...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 3:30 PM
It had been five years since Hailey Danisewicz last thought about bending her left knee.
The 20-year-old Northwestern University sophomore was 12 when she was diagnosed with bone cancer in her left leg just above the knee.
"I had a few surgeries to...
| Jul 17, 2010
| 10:27 PM
| Jan 4, 2011
Kathleen Sullivan received her first pair of prosthetics when she was 1. Now, she's a professional athlete preparing to compete in an international track and field competition in New Zealand.
Born without legs from above the knee down, Sullivan, 31,...
| Jan 5, 2011
Malyia Jeffers is still recovering at Stanford's Lucile Packard Children's Hospital after an infection led to the amputation of her hand and both her legs.
Her parents first brought her to Methodist Hospital of Sacramento in November. Malyia's father,...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 8:47 PM
I can't stop thinking about a man I never met.
I knew him only through Twitter, he followed me and I followed him back.
He seemed to know a lot about computers, offering help when others asked.
And every once in a while he tweeted about his health. ...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 2:13 PM
First, calorie counts got a spotlight, then an assault on salt, and lately, sugary soft drinks are in Mayor Bloomberg's crosshairs. Today, the NYC Department of Health launched a new ad campaign in NYC geared toward those who enjoy soda, sweetened teas or...
| Mar 12, 2011
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• Founded: 1908
• Sector: Health care
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