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Tricycle injuries send thousands of tykes to ERs each year

September 15, 2015 By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Tricycles might seem pretty tame but they send thousands of kids to emergency rooms each year and are even linked to a handful of deaths, new... more »»

Tummy tuck

September 8, 2015 Casey Reyes struggled for a way to explain the “sci-fi” surgery doctors were proposing to save her 87-year-old grandfather’s badly burned hand. more »»

Treating chronic wounds

September 8, 2015 Some things in medicine are fairly standardized. If you are going in for a knee replacement, the brand name on the implant may change, but the basics are pretty much the same. more »»

UPAWS a great facility

September 8, 2015 Humane treatment of animals is very important to so many of us. more »»

Heroin problems outpace Michigan’s solutions

September 1, 2015 LANSING — As Michigan struggles to keep up with its growing heroin and opioid addictions, only one state intervention might be working. more »»

Sleepless in O.R.? Never!

September 1, 2015 My patients are curious creatures. They want to know where I am from. They wonder why I chose to be a urologist. “How, of all places did you end up in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan,” they ask. more »»

Autumn’s complex problem

September 1, 2015 I am confronted frequently in my work, by the consequences of the physical universe, with the emphasis on the word “physical”. more »»

Second cancers are on the rise

August 25, 2015 Second cancers are on the rise. Nearly 1 in 5 new cases in the U.S. now involves someone who has had the disease befor. more »»

Arthritis treatment available

August 25, 2015 I find myself remarking regularly on the passage of time, with particular reference to its effect on the human body. Naturally, disease and ill-health are usually the objects of discussion. more »»

Oswald’s Bear Ranch

August 25, 2015 Oswald’s Bear Ranch is located just north of Newberry and has become a very famous tourist attractio. more »»

Your brain’s aging and a new report urges ways to stay sharp

August 18, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Those lost car keys that were an annoyance in your 30s can spark major anxiety in your 60s. more »»

US lowers flouride levels; too much causing splotchy teeth

August 18, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — The government is lowering the recommended amount of fluoride in drinking water because some kids are getting too much, causing white splotches on their teeth. more »»

Calluses can be a clue

August 18, 2015 Ever shaken hands with a carpenter? Did you notice how thick, dry and callused the skin of their hands were? Did you wonder why? Probably not, but to a physician who studies the lower extremity on a... more »»

Peppers a positive influence

August 18, 2015 Sometimes, a new study is a call for action. more »»

Picky eaters:

August 4, 2015 CHICAGO — Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it may signal emotional troubles that should be... more »»

Keep eye on cells that cheat

August 4, 2015 I am a society of cells. You are a society of cells too. more »»

Settlement in heart attack case concluded

August 4, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Relatives of an Ohio woman who died after being sent home from a hospital while having a heart attack have reached a $275,000 settlement with the facilit. more »»

3.9M people affected in medical information hack

August 4, 2015 FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana medical software company has reported the private information of 3.9 million people nationwide was exposed when its networks were hacked earlier this year. The U.. more »»

Charlie is service dog in training

August 4, 2015 LAFAYETTE, Ind. more »»

Smart medical research tool

July 28, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — Jody Kearns doesn’t like to spend time obsessing about her Parkinson’s disease. more »»

 
 
 

 

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