I have written about the support that a partner/spouse provides to someone living with cancer — with prostate cancer and for young adults with cancer — and I always include the partner in discussions about treatment choice or sexual difficulties. But a number of my older patients are single, and their experiences of facing treatment and survivorship […]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I’ve had heavy bleeding with bad cramps for almost two months and was recently diagnosed with uterine fibroids. My doctor prescribed hormone treatment, which helped with the bleeding for a couple weeks, but when I stopped taking it due to negative side effects the bleeding started again. What are my other options […]
Opening up the unsettling possibility that star Jaimie Alexander might have to get even more fake tattoos applied some day (and raising the ugly specter of faux-expensive fake tattoo removal treatment), NBC has announced that it’s giving a full-season order to its new body art-thriller series Blindspot. Show More Summary
Here is a look at some of UC's most lucrative patented inventions and products. Revenues include licensing fees, royalties and stock sales over time. Hepatitis B vaccine: $436 million Human growth hormone: $245 million Treatment of intracranial aneurysms: $152 million Bovine growth hormone: $148...
Goosebumps author R. L. Stine created his YA series Fear Street for the tween and teen crowd. Now, the books are being adapted for film, following the soon-to-be released
A woman in Florida experienced an annoying, yet common problem — she had something in her eye. Katherine Gaydos called for someone to give her eye drops. Either in an act of absent-mindedness or extreme cruelty, someone offered her super glue instead. Show More Summary
The comedian loves to rail against religious fanatics, but his treatment of Islam is no less radical and intolerant
Country queen Shania Twain gets only the royal treatment on tour... and it's because she's got a VERY specific list of demands. We got a hold of Shania's hotel rider and it's one of the more ridiculous ones we've ever seen... kicking it…
The public uproar about high drug prices has focused on outlandish cases such as single pills jacked up in price by 5,000%, miracle cures marketed for tens of thousands of dollars per treatment. But how will people feel when they're confronted with treatments that are even more astronomically expensive?...
R.L. Stine's teen series "Fear Street" will get the big screen treatment next.
photo used courtesy of Wikimedia Commons In 2009, Marine Drive was repaved between Irving Park and Montrose. Now the rest of it is finally getting the same treatment. Since the work spans both the 46th and 48th Wards, both Ald. Cappleman and Ald. Show More Summary
Screen Junkies gives their brutally Honest Trailers treatment to the 1992 Disney film Aladdin. Jump on your magic carpet and revisit the classic Disney animated film about a young boy and his genie. But mostly his genie.
Superficially, Todd Strauss-Schulson’s The Final Girls looks like what would happen if Friday the 13th got the Wes Craven’s New Nightmare treatment: It’s a self-referential exploration of tropes (it takes its title from scholar Carol J. Show More Summary
WATCH: NYU PROF: FIGHT ‘CLIMATE CHANGE’ WITH HORMONE TREATMENTS ON SMALL CHILDREN — ‘CLOSES THE GROWTH PLATES’ TO STUNT THEIR GROWTH. Professor Liao says shrinking humans helps fight climate change since ‘larger people consume more energy than smaller people.’ But as Obama’s “Science” “Czar” might ask, why all the half measures, when a much more, […]
Slowly but surely, our skepticism and excitement for Star Wars: The Force Awakens grows a little more each day. We know that they’re keeping some things the same in the movie, as we got to see a touching moment between Han and Chewie in the trailer, but we also know they’re changing everything. Show More Summary
Over the course of his presidency, Barack Obama has been chastised by Republicans for a quick-trigger propensity to publicly apologize for all manner of American mistakes, from burning Qurans in Afghanistan, to harsh treatment of prisoners in Iraq, to producing a moronic film that made fun of the Prophet Mohammed. Republicans [...]
Hannabelle W. was 92 years old when she was told she needed heart surgery. The operation wouldn't cure her, however, and her subsequent treatments would have involved hospitalizations and significant discomfort. After Hannabelle and her family considered the options available to her, she chose to enter hospice care instead. Show More Summary
Vicki Gunvalson has lashed out at her The Real Housewives of Orange County co-stars. On Thursday, Vicki wrote on social media that she doesn’t deserve the treatment that she’s currently getting from her “so called friends.” She also denied that she plays the victim and that she should reveal more of Brooks Ayers’ medical records... Show More Summary
An Ohio judge on Friday formally ended a court effort to force chemotherapy on an Amish girl whose parents had defied a hospital over her treatment for leukemia, according to a ruling released on Friday. Medina County Probate and Juvenile Judge Kevin Dunn terminated the medical guardianship for the...
An unlucky woman who glued her eye shut after her friend mistook glue for eye drops is finally getting the medical treatment she needs. Katherine Gaydos of Lantana, Florida, got a piece of debris in her eye while blowing leaves last week, local news station WPBF reported Wednesday. Show More Summary