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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new study, about half of HIV patients on antiretroviral therapy skipped their medications whenever they were drinking alcohol, an ill-advised behavior that could lead to higher viral loads, researchers say. Nearly 200...
Mario Ramos stirs a pot of beans with a bent spatula as the men crowd into the kitchen, the ragged line stretching out the splintered doorway. Years ago, Ramos, 45, grilled up pricey seafood in a tiki-themed restaurant on Pacific Coast Highway in...
Stephen Baxter, a retired travel agent, died of liver disease Oct. 2 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Mays Chapel resident was 66. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Samuel Baxter and Lola Annen Baxter. He lived on Barclay Street and in Anneslie. He...
Just as recent science has divided dietary fats into good, bad and really bad categories, some scientists now think different sugars also may deserve individual scrutiny. Most experts agree that Americans eat too much sugar, period. But studies in recent...
Tags: Heart Disease, Weight, High Blood Pressure, Education, Obesity
Q13 FOX News OnlineA death row inmate who weighs 480 pounds is arguing that he is too fat to be executed. Ronald Post, who shot and killed a hotel clerk in northern Ohio almost 30 years ago, wants his upcoming execution delayed, saying his weight could lead to a "torturous...
When Alan Shackelford's ankles would swell up, he brushed it off as another sign of getting older — only to find out it was a symptom of something much worse. The 59-year-old Windsor Mill man was shocked when his doctor recently diagnosed him...
Tags: Hepatitis C , Health, Symptoms, Liver Cancer, First Aid
Anewly formed infectious disease clinic in Lynchburg, VA is bringing expert medical care to those in the area with hepatitis C. An estimated 3.2 million people in the United States have a chronic hepatitis C viral infection. Most of them don’t even...
All baby boomers should get tested for hepatitis C, the virus that can lead to liver disease, cancer and death, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One in 30 boomers is infected and most don't know -- read about that in this...
Tags: Diseases and Illnesses, Hepatitis C , Symptoms, Death, Cancer
BALTIMORE SUNAll baby boomers should get tested for hepatitis C, the virus that can lead to liver disease, cancer and death, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One in 30 boomers is infected and most don't know -- read about that in this...
Tags: Hepatitis C , Diseases and Illnesses, Symptoms, Death, Cancer
As symptoms of menopause sneak up on her, Sue Cunningham turns to her older sister for advice on what to expect next. "Now, it's night sweats at 3:15 a.m. Exactly. Every night," said the 45-year-old Pilates instructor. Like many women, though, she...
Tags: Symptoms, Stroke, Cancer, Physical Conditions, Menopause
CW33 NewsIt's been a transformative two years for Belinda Osborn. Not that long ago she was gaining too much weight and she knew it. "The places I carry my weight is more around my middle which is where it is more dangerous on the heart," Belinda recalled....
Moorhead, Minn.: Price Jeffrey Tefft, Moorhead, Minn., died Thursday, July 26, 2012, at Golden Living Center in Moorhead, Minn., following a long struggle with liver disease. Price (formerly of Aberdeen and Bowie, Maryland) was born Oct. 14, 1956, at...
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