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Many women put pregnancy plans on hold in shaky economyupdated: Thu May 28 2009 17:11:00

Diana Adam, 35, and her husband wanted to have a second child this year. The timing just seemed right. She had a job as a software engineer at a big market research company near San Francisco, California, and it had good benefits -- including paid maternity leave. He was looking for a faculty position after finishing his Ph.D. in sociology but had a steady job as a lecturer at a state university. Their first child, a boy, was three.

Urology patients warned of possible HIV, hepatitis exposureupdated: Tue Apr 21 2009 17:51:00

More than 5,000 patients of a South Dakota urology clinic may have been exposed to hepatitis and HIV when the facility reused single-use medical products, state health officials said Friday.

Patients may be exposed to HIVupdated: Tue Apr 21 2009 17:51:00

A urology center notifies patients that they may have been exposed HIV and hepatitis. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.

South Dakota finds clinic reused single-use supplies on patientsupdated: Fri Apr 17 2009 02:32:00

More than 5,000 patients at a South Dakota urology clinic may have been exposed to hepatitis and HIV after the facility reused single-use medical products on them, state health officials said. Jennifer Love Hewitt Steps Out with Jamie Kennedyupdated: Mon Apr 06 2009 16:37:00

The on-the-mend couple match outfits at the Academy of Country Music Awards Jennifer Love Hewitt Shows Jamie Kennedy Some Loveupdated: Sat Apr 04 2009 13:08:00

The Ghost Whisperer star nurses her costar and real life love back to health

Prostate cancer screening: What's a dude to do?updated: Fri Apr 03 2009 12:43:00

A self-described health nut, Andrew Traver takes vitamins, runs, lifts weights, scorns red meat and got tested for prostate cancer at age 40. Jamie Kennedy 'On the Mend' with Jennifer Love Hewitt by His Sideupdated: Mon Mar 30 2009 15:27:00

Recovering from kidney stones that sent him to the hospital twice, the actor is home now, a source tells PEOPLE

In troubled times, vasectomies snip and prosperupdated: Mon Mar 30 2009 11:15:00

Dr. J. Stephen Jones had seven vasectomies to perform in a day.

Convictions upheld in China milk scandalupdated: Thu Mar 26 2009 03:36:00

A court upheld the convictions of two milk producers in China's tainted milk scandal, which killed at least six infants and sickened nearly 300,000 others, state-run media reported.

Fortune: Is the prostate test still worth it?updated: Mon Mar 23 2009 10:37:00

Should men age 50 and older have an annual PSA test for prostate cancer? One of the hottest topics in medicine ratcheted up a few degrees last week when the New England Journal of Medicine released results of two large studies. They presented a mixed picture.

Sepsis can strike, kill shockingly fastupdated: Thu Jan 29 2009 17:03:00

One look at her photo, and you can't help but ask: How could someone so young and vibrant die so quickly from an infection?

Empowered Patientupdated: Thu Jan 29 2009 17:03:00

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen looks at the signs of septicemia, which killed a Brazilian model.

Death sentences in China tainted milk caseupdated: Fri Jan 23 2009 01:35:00

The former chairwoman of China's Sanlu dairy was sentenced to life in prison and three others received death sentences Thursday in a tainted milk scandal that killed at least six infants and sickened nearly 300,000 others.

China milk scam duo face deathupdated: Fri Jan 23 2009 01:35:00

Death sentences in China milk scandal, Sanlu executive gets life. CNN's John Vause reports.

60 arrested over China's tainted milkupdated: Mon Jan 12 2009 04:39:00

Chinese authorities have arrested 60 people in connection with the country's tainted milk scandal that killed six infants and sickened nearly 300,000 more, a provincial official told CNN Monday.

What's the best age to start using a bed-wetting alarm?updated: Mon Jan 05 2009 09:26:00

What is the best age to begin using a bed-wetting alarm?

China milk exec faults lack of rules, awaits verdictupdated: Fri Jan 02 2009 02:49:00

The head of major Chinese dairy firm Sanlu Group has argued that the country's lack of regulations regarding a toxic chemical contributed to a tainted milk scandal that sickened nearly 300,000 infants, state-run media reported.

Sanlu $160M in debtupdated: Wed Dec 31 2008 09:56:00

A Shijiazhuang city official announces the asset details for the Sanlu Group after it filed a bankruptcy application.

China milk scandal executive pleads guiltyupdated: Wed Dec 31 2008 09:56:00

An executive of the Chinese dairy company Sanlu Group pleaded guilty Wednesday over her role in the contaminated milk scandal that sickened nearly 300,000 infants, state-run media reported.

China dairies to compensate victimsupdated: Sat Dec 27 2008 10:44:00

Victims of tainted baby formula, which caused hundreds of thousands of infants to become sick, six of whom died, are expected to be compensated by 22 Chinese dairy producers that made the milk.

Milk scandal-tainted Sanlu files for bankruptcyupdated: Fri Dec 26 2008 03:38:00

Sanlu Group, the company at the center of China's tainted infant formula scandal, has filed for bankruptcy.

Opinion: The job for an early grave?updated: Tue Dec 23 2008 08:32:00

It is well paid and offers opportunities only accessible to an elite few -- but could managing a football team drive you to an early grave?

Pain not gain for Chelsea manager Scolariupdated: Mon Dec 15 2008 11:36:00

Chelsea manager Luiz Felipe Scolari endured a particularly painful afternoon on Sunday, after watching his side being held to a 1-1 draw at home by Premier League rivals West Ham.

10 years of Viagra: What the blue pill couldn't cureupdated: Fri Dec 12 2008 17:41:00

Before middle-aged men started singing "Viva Viagra" in TV ads, before former Sen. Bob Dole appeared in its commercials in the '90s, before the blue pill with a funny name entered the public lexicon, impotence was hush-hush.

FDA challenges in Chinaupdated: Tue Dec 02 2008 09:05:00

The FDA faces challenges in China after a series of quality scandals. CNN's Emily Chang reports.

Tainted milk deaths rise in Chinaupdated: Tue Dec 02 2008 09:05:00

Six Chinese infants may have died from consuming melamine-tainted milk powder, twice the number previously reported by the government, the Ministry of Health said Monday.

Manufacturing giant recalls melamine tainted teaupdated: Tue Sep 30 2008 10:29:00

Unilever is recalling four batches of Lipton Milk Tea sold in Hong Kong and Macau after finding traces of the chemical melamine in the product, the company said Tuesday.

Chinese milk taints brandsupdated: Tue Sep 30 2008 10:29:00

China's tainted milk scandal continues to grow, affecting companies in the U.S. and U.K. CNN's Hugh Riminton reports.

Formula fears in U.S.updated: Mon Sep 29 2008 10:57:00

There's little chance that tainted infant formula from China could make it onto U.S. shelves, health officials say.

Japan recalls sweets in melamine scandalupdated: Fri Sep 26 2008 12:03:00

A Japanese food corporation has recalled five products after determining they contained the chemical melamine that has been blamed for the deaths of four children and sickening thousands of others.

China's tainted milk fallout widensupdated: Wed Sep 24 2008 23:42:00

The fallout from a tainted milk scandal in China continues to spread around the globe, with tainted crackers found in South Korea, two more illnesses reported in Hong Kong and a grocery chain in Great Britain pulling Chinese products.

China quality chief quits over milk scandalupdated: Wed Sep 24 2008 23:02:00

The head of China's quality watchdog is reported to have resigned over the tainted baby milk scandal that has killed four children and sickened nearly 53,000 others.

Chinese children sick by milkupdated: Wed Sep 24 2008 23:02:00

China says over 50,000 children have gotten sick from milk laced with a chemical. CNN's John Vause reports.

Almost 13,000 Chinese children sickened by tainted milkupdated: Sun Sep 21 2008 23:41:00

The number of children sickened by suspected melamine-tainted milk products in China has more than doubled and apparently spread beyond mainland China -- raising fears that the impact of the tainted products could be more widespread that initially thought.

China: Fourth baby dies from tainted formulaupdated: Thu Sep 18 2008 12:13:00

Chinese officials in the northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region reported the death of a fourth baby Thursday in the country's expanding contaminated infant formula case. The tainted milk powder has already sickened more than 6,200 babies. Study: Incontinence a Big Problem Among Womenupdated: Wed Sep 17 2008 18:00:00

A new study says pelvic-floor disorders, including incontinence, are extremely common in women, but most are too embarrassed to ask for help from doctors

China: Third baby dies from tainted milk formulaupdated: Wed Sep 17 2008 16:50:00

A third baby has died and at least 6,200 children have fallen ill after drinking formula tainted with the same chemical involved in a massive pet food recall last year, Chinese officials said Wednesday.

China: Tainted milk suppliers chargedupdated: Tue Sep 16 2008 20:35:00

Two brothers who sold fresh milk used to produce contaminated baby milk powder were arrested by Chinese investigators Monday and could face death if convicted, according to China Daily, the state-run newspaper.

Tainted Chinese milk kills second childupdated: Mon Sep 15 2008 20:35:00

Officials on Monday announced the death of a second child who consumed contaminated milk powder. More than 1,200 others have been sickened, according to China's Health Ministry.

China: Hundreds of babies fed tainted milkupdated: Sat Sep 13 2008 07:29:00

Chinese officials said Saturday that 432 babies now have kidney stones after being fed with contaminated baby milk powder, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

Young, childless, and snippedupdated: Mon Sep 08 2008 11:02:00

Although he wasn't the neighborhood Lothario, and he didn't have a significant other, Jason Eskridge opted to have a vasectomy when he was 27.

Surgical side effects cut with roboticsupdated: Tue Aug 05 2008 12:26:00

As 3D images illuminate the viewfinder, a joystick delicately maneuvers a pair of robotic arms. It may sound like a video game, but Dr. Nikhil Shah is actually performing cancer surgery.

Surgery performed by robotupdated: Tue Aug 05 2008 12:26:00

A high-tech procedure is giving men with prostate cancer a minimally invasive treatment option. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports. Warmer Temps, More Kidney Stonesupdated: Tue Jul 15 2008 11:00:00

Kidney stones are more common in hotter climes. A new study suggests that as the climate warms in general, more and more people will develop the condition

Five symptoms men shouldn't ignoreupdated: Thu Jun 12 2008 17:17:00

Ask doctors if their male patients ignore big and obvious health symptoms, and they'll respond with laughter -- huge peals and guffaws.

Are you an obnoxious patient?updated: Thu Jan 24 2008 17:26:00

A few months ago, Dr. David Golden says, he had to fire a patient for being obnoxious. Genes Increase Prostate Cancer Riskupdated: Wed Jan 16 2008 15:00:00

Common genetic variants raise a man's risk of prostate cancer -- especially in combination with family history

Enlarged prostateupdated: Mon Oct 22 2007 15:08:00

CNN's Judy Fortin reports on a patient with an enlarged prostate and speaks with a medical expert.

Enlarged prostate common in older menupdated: Mon Oct 22 2007 11:25:00

The prostate gland is an integral part of the male reproductive system. When it's enlarged, men can suffer from myriad symptoms. CNN learned more about the condition from Dr. Jacques Carter of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Surgery May Be Best for Prostate Patientsupdated: Wed Oct 10 2007 11:00:00

Which prostate cancer treatment is right for you? A new study suggests surgery may increase your chances of survival

The benefits of: Eating fishupdated: Mon Jul 16 2007 01:49:00

Healthy diets almost always contain fish, a protein food with fewer calories than other meat sources. It's also one of nature's most versatile foods. As well as different species of fish, you can steam, bake, fry or poach fish. It's great raw in the form of sashimi, anchovies, carpaccio and gravlax. But there have been conflicting health messages around the benefits of eating fish.

CNNMoney: Robots grab chunk of prostate surgery bizupdated: Fri Mar 23 2007 08:42:00

In a packed lecture hall at Cornell University, Dr. Ash Tewari recently showed a 3D video of a robotic claw surgically removing a prostate, as medical professionals watched stoically and reporters squirmed in their seats.

McEwen claims second stage victoryupdated: Mon Jul 03 2006 11:45:00

Australian Robbie McEwen outsprinted world champion Tom Boonen to win the second stage of the Tour de France over 228.5km from Obernai to Esch-sur-Alzette.

This week in the medical journalsupdated: Fri Apr 14 2006 08:45:00

Mixed message

This week in the medical journalsupdated: Thu Feb 09 2006 21:52:00

Low-fat fizzles, not sizzles

Baby Noor set for surgeryupdated: Mon Jan 09 2006 19:14:00

Baby Noor, the Iraqi infant born with a severe form of spina bifida, is slated to undergo surgery Monday in Atlanta to enclose her spinal column.

'Robots helped treat my prostate cancer'updated: Fri Dec 02 2005 11:52:00

John Fox was diagnosed with prostate cancer two years ago. After researching different treatments on the Internet, he elected to have laproscopic radical prostatectomy surgery -- a procedure less intrusive than traditional treatments. Here is his story:

CNNMoney: J&J unveils sexual dysfunction dataupdated: Mon May 23 2005 10:46:00

Johnson & Johnson unveiled data for a potential treatment for male sexual dysfunction, though an analyst downplayed the effectiveness of the drug.

Cancer specialist confronts cancerupdated: Tue May 10 2005 10:57:00

In April 2004, cancer specialist Dr. Jack Evjy was congratulating himself on his good health and good fortune as he approached his 70th birthday:

Q&A: The pope's conditionupdated: Fri Apr 01 2005 02:31:00

The Vatican says the pope has suffered cardiocirculatory collapse and septic shock. CNN's Richard Quest spoke Friday to Professor Anthony Costello, head of the Department of Urology at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, to determine the seriousness of the conditions. The following is a transcript of the interview:

Vatican source: Pope given last ritesupdated: Thu Mar 31 2005 16:10:00

Pope John Paul II's condition remained "serious" early Friday, but he appeared to be responding well to antibiotic treatment for a urinary tract infection that caused him to develop a fever, a Vatican official said.

Study examines link between laptops and fertilityupdated: Thu Dec 09 2004 16:35:00

Can using a laptop computer make a man infertile?

Fortune: The Man Who Changed Medicineupdated: Mon Nov 29 2004 00:01:00

The image on the oversized screen behind the podium was of a giant malignant tumor. The discussion was about prognostic indicators--doctorspeak for how much longer people with such tumors had to li...

Fortune: Ending the Exam Men Hate Prostate-cancer screeningupdated: Mon Jan 07 2002 00:01:00

Eight years of ever-more-alarming blood tests told Dr. Jerome Tamkin of Los Angeles that he had a tumor. But despite three biopsies involving 30 painful needle jabs, his doctors came up empty. Then...

Fortune: The Checkup, Part II A year ago the author tested the Mayo Clinic's Executive Health Program. His return visit proves the benefiupdated: Mon Oct 26 1998 00:01:00

Everyone who saw me that night--nurses, residents, doctors, technicians, and emergency room attendants--said the same thing: What I was experiencing was the male equivalent of labor pain. I agreed....

Fortune: Drug Pirates Make Good For years, big drug companies preferred developing new medicines to repairing problems with old ones. Theupdated: Mon Oct 12 1998 00:01:00

Imagine, if you will, that you are an executive, lazily staring out the office window, when suddenly you spot your wife on the sidewalk in another guy's arms. But, staring more closely, you realize...

Fortune: The Selling of Impotence Impotence is a much bigger problem than doctors used to think, and new pills are on the way to treat itupdated: Mon Mar 16 1998 00:01:00

A new chapter in the history of impotence began in 1983, when a 57-year-old British physician named Giles Brindley stepped from behind the lectern at a Las Vegas medical conference, dropped his pan...

Fortune: Taking on the HMOs Minneapolis employers, in revolt, put health-care choices back in the hands of patients and doctors. Could thupdated: Mon Feb 16 1998 00:01:00

Don't like your managed-care company? Tired of dispirited doctors processing the mob in the waiting room with all the care and compassion of postal clerks? Tough. What are you going to do about it?...


Breast cancer is expected to kill 44,300 U.S. women this year. Prostate cancer will kill almost as many men, 41,400. Yet there's a striking difference in how the genders deal with their sexually th...


I get a lot of calls and letters nowadays from people wondering, I suspect, whether I'm dead yet. In September 1993, I wrote an article for FORTUNE chronicling my prostate cancer diagnosis and my s...

Fortune: TAKING ON PROSTATE CANCERupdated: Mon May 13 1996 00:01:00

My secretary's face appeared in the conference room window. I could see from her look that it was the call I was expecting. I excused myself and bolted out of the room. When I stepped outside, she ...

Fortune: COMPANIES TO WATCHupdated: Mon Apr 05 1993 00:01:00

BOSTON SCIENTIFIC -- Boston Scientific is on the cutting edge of medical cost cutting. The company, in the Boston suburb of Watertown, develops and manufactures catheters and other products that ca...

Fortune: PORTFOLIO TALK FAYEZ SAROFIM'S SECRET FOR SUCCESSupdated: Mon Mar 23 1992 00:01:00

Want some tips from an investing heavyweight? Pull up a chair next to Fayez Sarofim, the Houston investor whose firm manages $26 billion and is the largest shareholder in such major-league stocks a...

Fortune: LET'S HEAR IT FROM THE WINNER -- AND FROM A LOSERupdated: Mon Jan 18 1988 00:01:00

^ THINK YOU had a good year? Merck just wrapped up 12 months in which sales are projected to increase over 20% to $5 billion and earnings more than 30% to $900 million. Behind those numbers are som...

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