June 4, 2008 RSS feed / Health

Finding Alzheimer's early is key

WASHINGTON Don Hayen has a handy way of deflecting the instant pity that comes when he reveals his Alzheimer's disease: "But I haven't lost my keys all day," he quickly jokes. More...

Fibromyalgia is difficult condition

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: My daughter was told she has fibromyalgia. She is 43. I've never heard of this. Exactly what is it and what is the treatment? - W.S. ANSWER: Fibromyalgia is difficult to have, difficult to treat and difficult to understand. More...

Letcher health officials urging Cherokee Lake campers to get vaccine

The Letcher County Health Department was expected to administer 120 Hepatitis A vaccines this week to those who have visited campgrounds along Cherokee Lake in the last few weeks. More...

A nation of sleep zombies?

Sleep deprivation takes toll

As a young mother in her twenties, Tracy Nasca, now 54, was a "total zombie." She lived in a twilight state of fatigue, exhausted and confused. She had no short term memory, forgetting everything from evening plans to entire phone conversations. More...

Smart Dieting

"Lose 20 pounds in a week!" "Set you metabolism on fire with Metabo- Inferno!" "Lose while you snooze!" These sorts of crazy diet claims are all over the Internet, TV and magazines. So how do you sort fact from fiction? More...