October 27, 2010 RSS feed / Health

Energy vanishes when thyroid is on the blink

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I have taught fourth grade for 20 years. This year I couldn’t wait for the summer break. I was feeling fine at the beginning of the year, but as the months passed, I could hardly make it through the day. I had no energy. More...

Diabetics may triple by 2050

ATLANTA   As many as 1 in 3 U.S. adults could have diabetes by 2050, federal officials announced in a dramatic new projection that represents a threefold increase. More...

Push on for better health records

WASHINGTON   Think you entered the digital health age when your doctor switched from paper charts to computerized medical records? More...

More storage

The world’s first computer storage system, the IBM “RAMAC,” (bottom photo) — took up an entire room and could store 20 megabytes of data in 1956, roughly the equivalent of one More...

Skin Care Begins With Protection

With all the serious conditions that diabetes can cause or contribute to, skin problems may seem minor to some. But people with diabetes are at increased risk for a variety of skin problems that can lead to more severe illnesses. More...