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Many of the leading threats to women's health can be prevented - if you know the facts and measures to take to prevent illnesses. Take a look at this top 10 list of women's health threats compiled from statistics provided by the Centers for Disease...
Heather Oman had never heard of polycystic kidney disease until she was diagnosed with it in January 2006. She's 35. A wife and mother of two children, ages 3 and 8. There is no cure. Average age of morbidity: 58. "But that is changing. Kidney...
SACRAMENTO — There has been a drop in unnecessary hospitalizations in California, but state officials say a lack of regular health care shows blacks are being hospitalized too often. Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development director...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's not just people who get sick from stress. A recent Ohio State University study found that healthy cats show signs of illness when stressed. At the same time, cats diagnosed with feline interstitial cystitis (FIC) became...
It all began innocuously enough. I had acquired habitual, late-day headaches. Along with these - I'm man enough to admit this - came some crankiness. I chalked it up to job-related stress and poor sleep habits and told myself that I would likely shake...
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Residents of Glendale, Burbank and nearby areas are less likely to be admitted to hospitals for preventable medical problems than other California residents, according to a new state study. The study, commissioned by the California Office of Statewide...
With at least two flus and plenty of colds, coughs and sore throats circulating this season, some Americans are turning to zinc to ward off viruses. Lozenges, supplements and nasal sprays that contain the mineral claim to boost immunity, and there is...
Tribune staff reporterFor decades, American parents were on circumcision autopilot. Conventional wisdom held that the foreskin-free penis was healthier and cleaner. Everyone was doing it, so everyone had it done. Not so today. Rates of infant circumcision have declined...
Berries are nutritional powerhouses whether they're eaten fresh, frozen, dried, freeze-dried or powdered. But can they protect our brain and memory, melt fat and prevent urinary tract infections? Though emerging research is juicy, scientists know less...
HealthKey.comMore information than ever is available these days about prostate health, yet many men find themselves uninformed when it comes to one of the most common prostate conditions, prostatitis, a disease of the prostate gland. More than half of the men in...
Think saccharin is unsafe? You may want to think again. Saccharin was first identified as a hazardous, potentially cancer-causing chemical by the Food and Drug Administration in the 1970s. But since that time it has slowly been exonerated by state and...
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