With Cancer, Stress Is in Not Knowing

By KRISTINA FIORE, MedPage Today Staff Writer Nov.

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Quadriplegic Begs to Die; Doctors Refuse

By SUSAN DONALDSON JAMES Nov. 30, 2010 For the last 18 months, Dan Crews has been waging a battle to die, one that he is losing. For the last 24 years -- since he was paralyzed at age 3 in a car accident -- Crews has been a quadriplegic, able to speak and eat, but not breathe on his own

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All in Their Head? Fatigue Patients Rip Study

By MIKAELA CONLEY, ABC News Medical Unit Nov. 29, 2010 Teresa Serice tried to lift her arms. It was her daughter's wedding day, and she needed to get into her mother-of-the-bride dress

November 29th, 2010 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

Scientists Turn Back Aging Clock in Mice

By LARA SALAHI Nov. 29, 2010 Scientists have turned back the clock in mice they engineered to age faster than normal, an advance they suggest is the first time aging in mice has been reversed

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Street Medicine: Doctor Who Makes Homeless Calls

By LARA SALAHI and GITIKA AHUJA Nov. 28, 2010 Under bridges, in alley ways, and on the streets of Pittsburgh, a team of doctors deliver house calls to those with no home. Almost every night, Dr

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Tiger Woods Effect: More Sex Addicts Seek Help

By SUSAN DONALDSON JAMES Nov.

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Eating Disorders in Kids: Anorexic at Eight?

By COURTNEY HUTCHISON, ABC News Medical Unit Nov. 29, 2010 "I always wanted to be the good girl.

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Heavy Kids Become Teens With Heart Risks

By KRISTINA FIORE, MedPage Today Staff Writer Nov. 28, 2010 Preteens with a high body mass index (BMI) have increased risk factors for coronary artery disease in adolescence, researchers found. Those with a greater BMI between ages 9 and 12 were more likely to have high blood pressure, high levels of LDL cholesterol -- the so-called bad cholesterol -- and triglycerides, and insulin resistance at ages 15 or 16, Dr.

November 28th, 2010 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

Weekend Benders Up Heart Risk in Men

By JOHN GEVER, MedPage Today Senior Editor Nov. 27, 2010 Men in Belfast, Northern Ireland--a city where heavy drinking on weekends is common--were far more likely to suffer cardiovascular events than Frenchmen, whose overall alcohol intake may be higher but is spread evenly throughout the week, researchers said. The prospective study of almost 10,000 middle-age men found that those in Belfast were 76 percent more likely to experience a heart attack or coronary death than Frenchmen of the same age after adjusting for traditional cardiovascular risk factors

November 27th, 2010 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

Alpha-Carotene Might Help You Live Longer

By TODD NEALE, MedPage Today Staff Writer Nov. 27, 2010 People who consume high levels of alpha-carotene -- an antioxidant found in orange and green vegetables -- may live longer, researchers found.

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