When Samara Howard recently dropped off her elderly mother Johnnye Jennings at a three-day camp for people with Alzheimer's and other types of dementia, it was the first night she'd been away from Jennings in seven years."Normally, I only sleep maybe two hours a night because she wakes up and s
Bayer HealthCare, the leading maker of birth control pills, is coming out with a brand new pill.Natazia, as it's called, contains a form of estrogen that's never been used in an oral contraceptive. It also has a novel dosing regimen.
In the winter of 1992, Theresa Smith took her 14-month-old daughter, Scarlett, to Arizona for an extended visit with family. One night, as they headed to bed, Theresa's mother made a declaration: She would watch the baby the next morning.
Health experts now think it's altogether possible to be overweight -- but still fit.They say measuring only an individual's BMI, which is a measurement of body fat based on height and weight, can be misleading. Muscle weighs more than fat, for one thing.
A lot of you have probably heard about recent changes to the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, or COBRA. COBRA gives workers and their families who lose health benefits because of job loss the right to receive continued care.