Pacemaker for the stomach
As many as million Americans may suffer from gastroparesis, a stomach paralysis that makes it …
Botox for depression
Fifteen years ago this week, the FDA approved Botox for cosmetic uses. Now it's being tested as a…
Teething products recalled
A nationwide recall is underway for some baby teething tablets,
Ramping up the fight against MS
People from all over our region are gearing up to take on MS.
Can aspirin help prevent cancer?
New research from Harvard University suggests that regular doses of aspirin may reduce the risk …
New for irregular heartbeat
Researchers are testing a new procedure to see if it is effective in blocking off the small …
One Stop Breast Cancer Treatment
There’s a new option that eliminates that extra treatment time for early stage patients.
New Concept in Healthcare
A local doctor says he has a program that can cover nearly 90-percent of your medical needs.
Child advocacy center makes step forward
A local child advocacy center is now an associate member of the National Children's Alliance, the…
Experts change PSA recommendation
Fewer than one-third of men are getting screened for prostate cancer. Now, a national task force …
Charlotte Ames is the area's only local Health Reporter and brings you the latest medical health news weeknights. You can catch Healthcast on WTAJ News at 5:00pm and her Health Headlines report on WTAJ News at 5:30pm.
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