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  • 'House' recap: A cock and bull story

     
    Martha Masters bends then breaks the rules to save the life of a young girl....
  • Keep the kids safe around lawn mowers

     
    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...
  • Surgeons remove half of man's pelvis to save leg

    Surgeons remove half of man's pelvis to save leg
    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...
  • Kansas Teen Making Fast Recovery from Amputation

    Kansas Teen Making Fast Recovery from Amputation
    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...
  • Do I need screening for peripheral artery disease?

    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,...
  • Brain-controlled limb to take prosthetics a step forward, researchers hope

    Brain-controlled limb to take prosthetics a step forward, researchers hope
    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...
  • Zsa Zsa Gabor rushed to hospital again

    Zsa Zsa Gabor rushed to hospital again
  • A consummate pro

    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,...
  • Spokesperson: Toddler's Care Questioned At Sacramento Hospital

    Spokesperson: Toddler's Care Questioned At Sacramento Hospital
    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,...
  • Rest in peace Twitter friend

    Rest in peace Twitter friend
    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.  ...
  • NYC's Latest Target In Disgusting Ads: Sugar

    NYC's Latest Target In Disgusting Ads: Sugar
    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...
  • Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network

    Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network
    • Owner: Good Shepherd is a nonprofit organization governed by a volunteer board of trustees. • Founded: 1908 • Sector: Health care • Company description: Good Shepherd offers a continuum of care for people with physical and...