Why THIS Won’t Help You Detect Breast Cancer

TORONTO – Not all technologies used for mammography are created equal, say researchers, who found one type is far less effective at detecting breast cancer than others.A study by Cancer Care Ontario researchers found that digital computed radiography (CR)...

Colorado Medicaid Expansion Signed Into Law

DENVER (AP) — An expansion of Medicaid eligibility that’s expected to add 160,000 adults to public health care assistance in Colorado was signed into law Monday. The expansion is part of the federal health care overhaul that 22 states and Washington, D.C.,...

How An Extra Touch Can Improve Your Health

By Diana Spechler Who says you have to keep your hands to yourself? When Diana Spechler steps out of her comfort zone, she discovers that a little extra physical contact can go a long way. Recently, on a crowded bus, I found myself pressed up so close to a stranger,...

Christine Quinn Reveals Struggle With Bulimia

NEW YORK — New York City Council Speaker and Democratic mayoral candidate Christine Quinn says she struggled in the past with bulimia and alcoholism. In an interview with the New York Times ( ), Quinn says her bingeing and purging began when she was 16 while...