Updated: 03/22/2013 - The American Cancer Society estimates that 45,000 people will be diagnosed with, and 38,000 will die from pancreatic cancer in 2013, but now researchers are working on ways to detect the killer before it forms.
Updated: 03/18/2013 - Each year, a thousand children are born with Cystic Fibrosis.
Updated: 03/07/2013 - Up to three million Americans have type 1 diabetes, a disease with no cure and an unknown cause. What doctors do know about the disease is that people who have it also have smaller pancreases. A new discovery could carry a lot of weight when it comes to eventually beating the disease.
Updated: 03/06/2013 - It only takes a single cancer cell to cause the disease, and millions of people around the world end up dying from the disease every year. While there are many ways to treat cancer once it develops in a patient, doctors are working on a new way to prevent it.
Updated: 03/05/2013 - Plastic surgery, whether it is the desire to look younger or to repair damage caused by an injury or illness, is one of the most popular among the medical practices.
Updated: 03/04/2013 - Around one billion people around the world have uncontrolled high blood pressure, and it’s a problem that medication cannot solve for many. Now for the first time, a procedure exists that is zapping away the common condition in those afflicted.
Updated: 03/01/2013 - Boarding your pets overnight or for a longer stay can help them avoid the stress of a long car ride or plane trip, and you the stress of worrying about them.
Updated: 02/28/2013 - Students at a small Southwest Michigan high school are learning about big business.
Updated: 02/27/2013 - Mary Lou Wood has watched or attended thousands of games, from the smallest high school gyms to great college arenas. Mary Lou's had a front row seat to some great moments in basketball history.
Updated: 02/25/2013 - The number of robocalls being dialed out to people’s home phones and cell phones is on the rise, and the F.T.C. says that those prerecorded telemarketing calls are illegal.
Updated: 02/25/2013 - Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is a disease that primarily targets boys, putting many in wheelchairs by the time they hit 12 years of age, and killing many in their twenties.
Updated: 02/22/2013 - Teething time is a fussy time for kids, but once they're in, those pearly whites should be an important part of a child's health care routine.
Updated: 02/21/2013 - It's the promise of a quick boost when you're feeling tired, and it all comes in one can. But, it's still unclear what the exact effects of popular energy drinks can be. A recent study found that emergency room visits after energy drinks have doubled since 2007.