Posted 9:38 AM 5/24/2013 by Marissa Torres
It's a surgery with no incisions... no scars... and no scalpels.
Doctors say it can even get patients back to normal in less than 24 hours. A fine spring day and Jennifer Smith is taking full advantage of it.
Hard to believe that the day before, doctors removed two Fibroids from her (More)
Posted 1:25 PM 5/23/2013 by Tony Spehar
NEW YORK (AP) - McDonald's once again faced criticism that it's a purveyor of junk food that markets to children at its annual shareholder meeting Thursday.The world's biggest hamburger chain has been looking to keep up with changing tastes as people increasingly opt for foods they (More)
Posted 7:21 AM 5/22/2013 by Marissa Torres
Some doctors are pushing parents to get a life-saving test for children, as young as 10, that could prevent them from having a heart attack.
You wouldn't know it to watch her compete in cheerleading, but 13 year old Kennedy Jefferson could easily be on track for a heart attack in her 20's (More)
Posted 7:39 AM 5/21/2013 by Marissa Torres
Testicular cancer is the number one cancer of men 15 to 35. If caught early-- it's very curable.
"I didn't think that it was going to be cancer."
But it was: Testicular Cancer. Anthony Vasold, just 24 at the time, got the diagnosis almost three years ago. He's since gone through (More)
Posted 7:39 AM 5/20/2013 by Marissa Torres
It may not be too late to get in shape for the summer, a non-invasive method for toning up that tummy.
Yvonne is turning to Doctor Harold Lancer for help.
"In the body toning world non-invasive is usually a person who wants a very specific area toned and that's it. In these (More)
Posted 2:46 PM 5/19/2013 by Adam Knapik
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Do your kids love chocolate milk? It may have more calories on average than you thought. Same goes for soda. Until now, the only way to find out what people in the United States eat and how many calories they consume has been government data, which (More)
Posted 6:47 PM 5/17/2013 by Connie Murphy
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A surprising new report questions public health efforts to get Americans to sharply cut back on salt, saying it's not clear whether eating super-low levels is worth the struggle.
Make no mistake: Most Americans eat way too much salt, not just from salt shakers but (More)
Posted 7:39 AM 5/15/2013 by Marissa Torres
About 9 million Americans are suffering from Osteoporosis. Living with the disease isn't just painful, it causes your bones to become more fragile and more likely to break. A quick screening tool to let you know if you're at risk.
A study by the National Osteoporosis Foundation recently (More)
Posted 9:24 AM 5/14/2013 by Patricia Collier
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Angelina Jolie says that she has had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carried a gene that made it extremely likely she would get breast cancer.The Oscar-winning actress and partner to Brad Pitt made the announcement in the form of an op-ed she authored (More)
Posted 3:40 PM 5/13/2013 by Connie Murphy
WASHINGTON (AP) - New research is raising fresh concern that an age-old treatment for troubled pregnancies - bed rest - doesn't seem to prevent premature birth, and might even worsen that risk. Doctors have known for years that there's no good evidence that bed rest offers any benefit (More)
Posted 1:22 PM 5/12/2013 by Tony Spehar
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - With the nation's highest rate of parents refusing vaccinations for their kindergartners, Oregon has become ground zero for the contentious debate over whether children should be vaccinated.A growing number of parents are declining some or all vaccines for their (More)