More than 50 percent in 39 states will be obese NEW YORK — We Americans already know how fat we are. Can it get much worse? Apparently, yes, according to an advocacy group that predicts that by 2030 more than half the people in the vast major...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 | 5 |
BY MIKE STOBBE Associated PressAssociated Press
Testosterone marketing frenzy draws skepticism WASHINGTON — “Are you falling asleep after dinner?” “Do you have a decrease in libido?” “Have you noticed a recent deterioration in your ability to play sports?” “It could be Low-T.” We...
Sep 17, 2012 | 0 | 3 |
BY MATTHEW PERRONE Associated PressAssociated Press
Residents urged to take part in cancer study Residents of western Kentucky and southern Illinois have an opportunity to participate in a historic study that has the potential to change the face of cancer for future generations. Men and women...
Sep 17, 2012 | 0 | 3 |
BY ERIC WALKER American Cancer SocietyThe Paducah Sun
Donors critical in battling childhood cancer Throughout September, the American Red Cross is honoring local families impacted by childhood cancer by asking donors to roll up their sleeves and help. Each year in the U.S., nearly 13,400 chil...
Sep 17, 2012 | 0 | 5 |
BY REGINA RACCUGLIA American Red CrossThe Paducah Sun
Local man travels nation for TBI awareness Of growing concern among medical professionals worldwide is the prevailing incidence of severe head trauma and their lasting effects on their victims. But the risk of head injuries, especially i...
Sep 17, 2012 | 0 | 6 |
BY WILL PINKSTON firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Paducah Sun
Keeping the Pulse Dr. Spencer Romine joined the medical staff at Lourdes hospital. Romine completed his pre-med graduate work at Duke University and graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine. He se...
New view on treating lifelong addiction PHILADELPHIA — Karen Brown has some sense of what Eagles coach Andy Reid and his family are going through. Her 29-year-old son got clean eight years ago, but only after being treated for addiction ...
Sep 17, 2012 | 0 | 4 |
BY DON SAPATKIN McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceAssociated Press
Alzheimer’s drug may stabilize brain plaque An experimental drug that failed to stop mental decline in Alzheimer’s patients also showed some potential benefit, fuller results of two major studies now show. Some patients on the drug had st...
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 | 3 |
BY MARILYNN MARCHIONE Associated PressAssociated Press