Updated: 5:38 PM 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: 6:19 PM Dementia can cripple patients and severely limit their senses. One Wisconsin elderly center wants to help loved ones understand the effects of the disease by experiencing it themselves.
Updated: 7:10 PM Can the length of a person’s fingers and arms put them at a higher risk for serious diseases? New research is examining how certain appendages are giving doctors clues into cancer, stroke and Alzheimer’s.
Updated: 7:06 PM How safe is your smart phone? The same technology that makes your phone so versatile and easy to use is also making it easier for hackers to get in. Now some phones with popular operating systems may be more susceptible to attacks by hackers.
Updated: 7:17 PM Long before the days of computer generated weather models, people turned to nature for signs of changing seasons. To this day some people still look to their backyards for indications that spring has sprung.
Updated: 7:17 PM 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: 7:17 PM March 3 through March 9 is “National Severe Weather Awareness Week,” and the unofficial start of tornado season. To kick things off, the Red Cross launched a new tool to help warn and protect people against on-coming tornadoes.
Updated: 6:35 PM 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: 6:34 PM 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: 1:06 PM 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.