Cancer patient can pursue emotional distress claim in court case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that a cancer patient may pursue an emotional distress claim that alleges a faulty diagnosis let undetected cancer spread.&nb..
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Keloid Scar Treatment

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

    Keloid scars can be very difficult to treat, but some new treatments may be available.  Dr. Michael Kim has a look at keloids and what to do about them.&nbs..
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Local woman earns Bob Graham Distinguished Service Award

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - Jennifer Smith, SWAT (Students Working Against Tobacco) Coordinator for the Tobacco Control Program at the Collier County Health Department, was recently awar..
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Healthy Kids 4.14.11

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

The F CAT's are just about over, and we're a couple of weeks away from spring break. So, now is a great time to make sure your kids are healthy. Doctor Annette Mackoul has a look a..
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New numbers: More adults taking vitamins

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ATLANTA (AP) - New government figures show about half of U.S. adults take vitamins and other dietary supplements - a level that's been holding steady for much of the past decade.&n..
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Diabetes walk this Saturday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

Every year in the United States, 13,000 children are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, and more than one million American kids and adults deal with the disease every day. Diabetes is..
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Full thicker eyelashes?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

       Who doesn't want long full beautiful lashes?     There are new products out there promising to get just that,  but do ..
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Superbug causing concern in India

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LONDON (AP) - A gene that can turn many types of bacteria into deadly superbugs was found in about a quarter of water samples taken from drinking supplies and puddles on the street..
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STD surge causes alarm

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota health officials say they're alarmed by a surge in sexually transmitted diseases.    Reportable STDs in Minnesota include chlamydia, gon..
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Autism Seminar offers free help

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

FORT MYERS, Fla.--April is Autism Awareness Month.  Saturday, April 9th, 2011, there is a free opportunity for parents to get help and guidance, called "Promising Pathways"&nb..
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Japan sets first radiation standard for fish

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 TOKYO (AP) - For the first time, Japan is setting a standard for the amount of radiation allowed in fish. The decision today comes after radiation more than 7.5 million ..
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Talking face transplants with Dr. Kim

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

   There are stories of modern marvels, people able to reclaim their lives after horrific stories of losing their face.Some are due to animal attacks, being shot in ..
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Doctors find better way to unclog heart arteries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Doctors may have a better way to do heart diagnostic tests and procedures to open clogged heart arteries.    A new study finds fewer complications..
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Arizona lawmakers consider fat tax

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona's cash-strapped Medicaid program is considering adding a $50 tax on single patients who smoke, have diabetes or are overweight.    Arizona Hea..
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What I wish I knew: Workout tips

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

   They say wisdom comes with experience.      This adage holds true at work, home, and, yes, even the gym.    We asked our expert..
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Social media and your teens

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

  The  America Academy of Pediatrics released a new clinical report on the impact of social media on adolescence on Monday.      The report ..
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Did you see the video of the babies talking?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Some baby talk is the newest viral video consuming internet users around the world.The video shows 2 diaper clad babies babbling in their kitchen and it has a lot of people wonderi..
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Local kids with cancer need your help!

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

FT.MYERS, Fla- Candlelighters of SW Florida is an important organization in our community, that helps our local kids who are battling cancer and other blood disorders and their fam..
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Child car seats new guidelines

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 Toddlers and even older children may have to get used to some new seating arrangements in the car, according to new child passenger safety recommendations from the  Ame..
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Healthy Kids: Developmental on-line help

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 Parents who are concerned about their child's development are always looking for answers.       Today, Dr. Annette MacKoul joins us to share som..
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