Conditions and Diseases
WASHINGTON (AP) — Developing diabetes during pregnancy isn’t good for mother or baby, and it’s a growing problem. Now there’s a push to change how women are tested for the disorder.
(AP) – Researchers have chosen an experimental drug by Eli Lilly & Co. for a large federally funded study aiming to prevent Alzheimer’s disease in older people at high risk of developing it.
This morning Dr. Drew Pinsky listed all of the serious medical concerns for people who get less than 7 hours of sleep on a regular basis, people like Penny Griego and Phil Hulett of LA’s […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The flu season arrived early in the U.S. this year, but health officials and experts say it’s too early to say this will be a bad one. Of course, if you got it, you may disagree!
WASHINGTON (AP) — Researchers say death rates from cancer are continuing to inch down. Cancer deaths began slowly dropping during the 1990s, and today’s report shows the trend holding.
NEW YORK (AP) — “Dancing with the Stars” co-host Brooke Burke says she has thyroid cancer. Burke posted a video message Thursday on YouTube disclosing her condition and her plans for surgery to remove her […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Most patients getting chemotherapy for incurable lung or colon cancers mistakenly believe that the treatment can cure them rather than just buy them some more time or ease their symptoms, a […]
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.Susan Brown from Komen for the Cure tells KFWB’s Maggie McKay and Michael Shappee what to do to reduce the risk of acquiring breast cancer:
Have you been “bitten” by the zombie craze? Canadians have crafted a new public service announcement on CPR using the mindless walking dead. It’s titled “The Undeading,” where a horde of zombies performs CPR on […]
One woman’s story illustrates the growing trend of caregivers today. When she was only 18 years-old, Tori Zellick found herself in the role of caregiver when her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. She wrote […]