- Health and Medicine
'I have to wear her shirt': Liver recipient keeps memory of young donor alive
When West Virginia University beat Texas, 48-45, on Saturday night in Austin, they announced the attendance as 101,851. They were wrong. In reality, there were 101,852.
Survey: Consumers trust Internet more than pharmacists
Consumers are more likely to turn to the Internet for prescription drug information than their pharmacists, according to a survey commission by RxAlly, a network of community pharmacies.
3-D mammograms offer new screening option
At some screening centers, women are now being offered a 3-D technology that costs more and involves more radiation but may provide a better look.
Sports medicine calls Ada couple back home
Former Ada Cougar Dr. Brad Heimer recently returned to his hometown to open 580 Sports Medicine and raise a family.
West Nile claims Guthrie ex-mayor
A former mayor of Guthrie has died after battling West Nile virus.
Tiny pet turtles blamed for salmonella outbreak
They're cute but potentially deadly. Tiny pet turtles, some of them the size of a quarter, are to blame for six ongoing salmonella outbreaks that have sickened nearly 200 people and counting — mostly children.
Tips and tricks for when kids need to put on weight
Despite an obesity epidemic in this country, many toddlers and children are underweight. Parents repeatedly ask me how to help a child gain weight in a healthful way. This is an important question because the age-old advice of milkshakes and ice cream (or in my opinion even the sugar-laden Pediasure) just doesn't cut it, and can spark a cycle of insulin resistance that can lead an underweight child down a path toward obesity and diabetes.
Death toll from West Nile Virus in Okla. up to 9
Health officials say another person has died of the West Nile Virus in Oklahoma.
Varying options from states underscore difficulty of meeting health coverage standards
It is among the health-care law's most important — and most daunting — questions: What health-care benefits are absolutely essential?
- 'I have to wear her shirt': Liver recipient keeps memory of young donor alive