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Some drugs are so common that consumers -- at their peril -- don't think twice about them. But each drug, whether prescription or over-the-counter, poses risks. To highlight these risks, we offer up a few details on five of the most-prescribed...
Animal bites can be serious. They can injure the skin and bones and joints, and the damage could have lasting impacts. Dr. Tanveer Giaibi, chief of emergency medicine at Northwest Hospitals, answers questions about the dangers of and treatments for all...
Tags: Dog (animal), HIV, Pharmaceuticals, Rabies, Health
Charles S. Houston, who pioneered the field of high-altitude medicine after an expedition up the world's second-highest mountain claimed the life of a fellow mountaineer, died Sept. 27 at his home in Burlington, Vt. He was 96. No cause of death was...
Halloween can be a frightening holiday, but safety experts want it to be safe — for you and your trick-or-treaters. Here are 13 lucky tips from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Consumer Product Safety Commission and the Centers for...
Baltimore SunDiabetic retinopathy is the most common cause of moderate and severe vision loss in working-age Americans. It is a major public health problem now, and it will become even more so as the incidence of type 2 diabetes increases, says Dr. Peter Campochiaro,...
HealthKey contributorMost of the symptoms that women fear could be cancerous--such as lumps, cysts, tenderness, pain, swelling and nipple discharge--are actually diagnosed as benign (non-cancerous) breast conditions. Although benign breast conditions are not life-...
Tags: Cancer, Human Body, Breastfeeding, Symptoms, Health
Los Angeles TimesFor the first time in a quarter of a century, researchers have identified a new treatment for diabetic macular edema, a potentially blinding disorder that affects about 1 million Americans, researchers said Tuesday. The treatment uses a drug called...
Fox59.comThey weren't by choice, in fact it was much more by chance. In the first half of Butler's final home game of the season against Loyola on February 26th, Brad Stevens vision became blurry. As time ticked off the clock, things only got worse, to the...
FOX 5 San Diego ReporterCongresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is lucky to be alive, according to a Hillcrest doctor. "We are a level 1 trauma center," said Dr. Roneet Lev, who works at Scripps Mercy Hospital in Hillcrest. She handles critical care emergencies in the emergency room,...
Fox59Holly Jones, 20, is in critical condition and in a medically induced coma after a sledding accident on a hill in Forest Park in Noblesville Sunday night. "They said your daughter's very very sick," Her mother, Lisa Jones, said. "She has a basal skull...
Tribune Staff WriterDoes a food crisis loom? As pantries across Michiana struggle, Congress is on pace to drastically cut food support even more By virginia black Tribune Staff Writer Stephan Morrow leans onto the wooden half-door, peering into the little room where...
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