Posted: 03/26/2007 - Macular degeneration can sometimes be a vicious disease. It causes many people to lose much of their eyesight. In turn, that can cause them to lose their independence and sometimes their dignity.
Posted: 03/26/2007 - Parents will tell you it's not always easy to get your kids to eat right and exercise.
Posted: 03/26/2007 - We've all heard of tennis elbow and how painful it can be.
Posted: 03/26/2007 - Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer related deaths, but it's totally preventable.
Posted: 03/26/2007 - Electrical pulses help make your heart beat, and if you suffer from an irregular heart beat, it could take doctors a long time to find the source of the problem.
Posted: 03/26/2007 - A potential cure is being tested in humans for peanut allergy.
Posted: 03/26/2007 - More people aware of smoking dangers after death of Peter Jennings.
Posted: 03/26/2007 - The Joint Commission issued a report Tuesday on the first assessment of how the nation's hospitals are doing when treating heart attacks, heart failure and pneumonia. The Joint Commission has evaluated hospital performance since the 1950s. The commission uses hospital reported data on seven performance measures for heart attack care, four measures for heart failure and four related to pneumonia treatment. Here is how three Panhandle hospitals compared to the nations average.
Posted: 03/26/2007 - It's normal for newborns to act irritable and spit up their food from time to time. But if the conditions persist your child could have a rarely known condition called Pyloric Stenosis.
Posted: 03/26/2007 - A group of 19 of the nation's leading cancer centers has published a new version of its breast cancer treatment guidelines for doctors.
Posted: 03/26/2007 - Bay Medical Center has a new cool weapon to use in blockages from heart and leg arteries.
Posted: 03/26/2007 - Amputations are a common problem with diabetics. Many have a problem with being able to sense their feet. If they stub their toes, they burn their feet, have cuts or sores, they don't really notice it until it's sometimes too late.
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius reiterated Tuesday that she won’t intervene in the “incredibly agonizing” case involving a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who is waiting for a lung transplant, telling members of Congress that medical experts should make those decisions.
One of the first provisions of the 2010 health reform law has had its intended effect: shifting costs from hospitals, taxpayers and families to health insurance companies, researchers reported on Thursday. It’s one of the most popular aspects of the law.
People may realize that fast food isn’t health food, but they don’t realize just how fattening it really is, researchers report. They surveyed people eating at 10 burger, chicken, sandwich and doughnut chains and found they greatly underestimated just how much they were chowing down.
A new line of caffeinated chewing gum is causing jitters among health advocates and prompting federal officials to take a new look at the proliferation of jolt-infused foods, including those marketed to children and teens.