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)
Posted 1:28 PM 5/10/2013 by Tony Spehar
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The federal government has approved Utah to become the first state to have a dual-model health insurance exchange in which the state and the federal government divide responsibilities.The plan allows Utah to continue to run its existing health insurance (More)
Posted 1:27 PM 5/9/2013 by Tony Spehar
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Two multinational drugmakers are teaming up with top global health groups to protect millions of girls in the world's poorest countries from deadly cervical cancer.Starting with pilot programs in eight Asian and African nations, the ambitious project ultimately is (More)
Posted 9:07 PM 5/8/2013 by Connie Murphy
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For the first time, the government is publicly revealing how much hospitals charge, and the differences are astounding: Some bill tens of thousands of dollars more than others for the same treatment, even within the same city.
Why does a joint replacement cost 40 times (More)