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Updated Oct 17, 2014 at 10:08 AM

By Dr. Jeff HershMore Content NowQ: Where did this new enterovirus that is going around come from?A: Although enterovirus D68 (EV68) was first specifically identified in 1962, it has surely been around for a long time before that. Enteroviruses (a type of picornavirus) in general are very common; there are over 100 different subtypes, including three serotypes of poliovirus.

Updated Oct 17, 2014 at 10:07 AM

By Dr. Murray FeingoldMore Content NowHere is a report of a first in medical history: A 35-year-old woman was born without a uterus and only one kidney. She wanted to become pregnant and have children but needed a uterus to accomplish this.

Posted Oct 17, 2014 at 1:01 AM

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Updated Oct 11, 2014 at 10:30 PM

Activist-turned-nurse Joy Hepkins helps women through their darkest days.

Updated Oct 10, 2014 at 9:31 AM

By Dr. Murray FeingoldMore Content Now

Posted Oct 10, 2014 at 1:01 AM

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Updated Oct 6, 2014 at 9:58 PM

By Dr. Jeff HershMore Content NowQ: My daughter got ringworm in her scalp. How did she get worms there?

Updated Oct 3, 2014 at 1:09 PM

By Dr. Murray FeingoldMore Content NowAs people get older, many start having difficulties with their memory, usually about recent events. Memory issues can start in people in their 50s.

Updated Oct 3, 2014 at 9:27 AM

If you read Chris McDougal’s best-selling book, "Born to Run," it would be difficult not to conclude that running is the most natural activity in which we can participate. The book suggests that we are born with all the right equipment, and should...

Updated Sep 29, 2014 at 4:39 PM

Donaldsonville - St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church, Tamiko Francis Garrison, St. Elizabeth Hospital, Beauty by Design, P.R.E.A.C.H., Capitol City Family Health Center, Demby and Sons Funeral Home, Louisiana Healthcare Connections, and Peoples...

Updated Sep 27, 2014 at 10:28 PM

A nurse in-the-know shares the top mistakes we make when it comes to heart health—and how to fix them.

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