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Avoid alternative treatments for autism, expert warns

Avoid alternative treatments for autism, expert warns

DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR Monday, March 28, 2016, 6:00 PM CTR PHOTOS Imagine that your cousin was just diagnosed with cancer. His doctor from a well-respected hospital explained the traditional treatment: surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. The doctor cannot make any guarantees ...

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How to choose the right health insurance — and a good doctor

How to choose the right health insurance — and a good doctor

DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR Thursday, March 17, 2016, 6:00 PM Every year, whether it be as an individual or as an employer, we must make a decision about health insurance — and along with that choice comes picking the group of ...

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3 brands of pistachios being recalled because of salmonella

3 brands of pistachios being recalled because of salmonella

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Thursday, March 10, 2016, 5:45 PM OLYMPIA, Wash. — Pistachios sold under the brands of Wonderful, Paramount Farms and Trader Joe’s are being recalled nationwide because they may be contaminated with salmonella. Health officials in nine states ...

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Uterus transplant recipient excited for chance at pregnancy

Uterus transplant recipient excited for chance at pregnancy

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Monday, March 7, 2016, 7:35 PM Marvin Fong/AP Lindsey and her husband Blake stand with Cleveland Clinic medical staff as they announce Monday she was the nation’s first uterus transplant patient. CLEVELAND — The recipient of the ...

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Inside the Push to Restore Literacy for the Blind

Inside the Push to Restore Literacy for the Blind

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, February 29, 2016, 11:55 AM For Elijah Hedgemond, his Braille books are a lifeline. “It’s helpful to learn Braille. For me, I can’t read print,” the 15-year-old said from his desk at the New York ...

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Coffee can help undo liver damage caused by alcohol

Coffee can help undo liver damage caused by alcohol

REUTERS Updated: Saturday, February 20, 2016, 11:25 AM Liv Friis-Larsen/Getty Images Compared to no coffee consumption, researchers estimated one cup a day was tied to a 22% lower risk of liver disease. Drinking more coffee might help reduce the kind ...

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Twitter users shocked, saddened by tragic death on ‘Mom’

Twitter users shocked, saddened by tragic death on ‘Mom’

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Friday, February 19, 2016, 11:56 AM Darren Michaels/WARNER BROS. Christy, Bonnie, Jill and Wendy (from left: Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Jaime Pressley, Beth Hall) celebrate the blushing bride on Thursday’s epsiode of “Mom.” The latest ...

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Calif. workplace safety board says no condoms needed in porn

Calif. workplace safety board says no condoms needed in porn

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Thursday, February 18, 2016, 8:51 PM Ben Margot/AP Chanel Preston, left, Adult Performer’s Advocacy Committee President, waits to speak before the Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board during a hearing Thursday. LOS ANGELES — California officials in ...

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Mentally disabled Canadian man missing since 1986 found

Mentally disabled Canadian man missing since 1986 found

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, February 11, 2016, 8:35 PM A mentally disabled Canadian man who went missing in 1986 and hurt his head was found after he recalled his lost identity, reports revealed Thursday. Edgar Latulip vanished from his ...

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3K patients at Colo. hospital possibly exposed to HIV, hep C

3K patients at Colo. hospital possibly exposed to HIV, hep C

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 7:26 PM Some 2,900 patients at the Swedish Medical Center in Colorado are encouraged to be tested for HIV, hepatitis C and hepatitis B after a surgical technician allegedly stole drugs from ...

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