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When soon-to-be mothers are feeling exhausted and ready to give up, Krissy Maher, a labor and delivery nurse at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, regularly calls in the Pushing Specialist.
A metro Atlanta woman who lost both hands, her left leg and right foot after contracting a flesh-eating disease was on her way back from Ohio Friday after being fitted with prosthetic hands.
A Los Angeles doctor was sentenced Friday to 14 years in federal prison for bilking patients out of more than $1 million by promising them that an herbal supplement she hawked could cure late-stage cancer and other diseases.
In a story May 17 about a National Transportation Safety Board recommendation on a blood alcohol threshold for drivers, The Associated Press incorrectly reported the definition of a drink. The standard definition of a drink is 12 ounces of beer, 5 ounces of wine and 1.5 ounces of 80-proof alcohol.
Little Carter Silveira was sound asleep in the Sutter Memorial Hospital neonatal intensive care unit.
My friend Madelyn sends me periodic requests to address her issue of late night snacking. Wonders if this habit may hinder her efforts to lose weight.
Attention swimmers: More than half of the public pools tested in a new study contained bacterial evidence that someone may have pooped in the pool.
It is well known that HPV (human papillomavirus) can lead to deadly cervical cancer in women, but the virus is causing cancer in men as well. Throat cancers caused by HPV are showing up typically in men with little or no history of smoking, said Dr. Kevin J. Cullen, an oncologist who specializes in treating head and neck cancers. Cullen, the director of the University of Maryland's Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, talks about the growing cases of HPV-related throat cancers.
The World Health Organization says a yellow fever booster vaccination given 10 years after the initial shot isn't necessary.
It's one thing to legalize marijuana. It's another to figure out how to sell it, grow it, regulate it, test it and tax it.
Officials in Washington state took their first stab at setting rules for the state's new marijuana industry Thursday, nearly eight months after voters here legalized pot for adults.
KENNEWICK, Wash. - A Pasco, Wash., baby is being treated to prevent rabies after she was bitten twice by a rabid bat last weekend while on her grandparents' deck.
LOS ANGELES - Fear of cancer is a horrible thing. It stays with you all day long, and it wakes you up at night.
As the guitarist strums and softly sings a lullaby in Spanish, tiny Augustin Morales stops squirming in his hospital crib and closes his eyes.
During her post-divorce reinvention, Judy Allor decided to do something about the gray hair that had been coming in at her temples and around her ears since her early 50s. Highlights didn't seem to take - so when Allor saw an advertisement in SkyMall magazine for a nutritional supplement that promised to stop the gray, she put in an order.
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