Q. My father, age 87, has lived alone for many years. He’s recently had some health issues and though he remains somewhat independent, he now has a live-in aide who helps him with his dinner, errands, transportation, and assists him in the mornings.
A doctor at UM’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center injected a patient with a drug that illuminates the brain’s interior, helping him to locate and remove a difficult brain tumor for a father of five.
The holidays are a magical time for families, but it can be challenging to keep children healthy as to-do lists and festivities take over our normal schedules. There is shopping, preparing the home for guests and the eventual celebrations. Think of them as stages — preparation, celebration and recovery. Here are some tips to keep stress low and help your family stay happy, healthy and safe.
The holiday season is upon us. Temptations are setting in and good habits are going out the window. For kids it’s a time of excitement and joy, and we all tend to get caught up in the festivities and forget about the long-lasting effects these impulsive unhealthy choices can have.
If you're among the hundreds of thousands of U.S. couples trying to get pregnant this season - and December is the most popular month for baby-making - experts say there are some lifestyle choices that could improve your odds.
Obesity can be a disability, the European Court of Justice ruled Thursday — a decision that could have widespread consequences across the 28-nation bloc for the way in which employers deal with severely overweight staff.
A southwest Washington man accused of causing multiple injury collisions on Interstate 205, then driving away, has been ordered held on $200,000 bail while one of the injured has been moved to hospice care.
The Milwaukee Police Department is stepping up training so that all police officers on the force would be fully trained to deal with the mentally ill by 2018, the mayor announced Thursday, months after a Milwaukee police officer killed a schizophrenic man at a park.