Woman shoots self to get medical care
June 15, 2010, 12:44 p.m.
Video: A woman with no health insurance shoots herself to get surgery for the debilitating pain she had been experiencing in her shoulder.
NYT: Alzheimer's stalks a Colombian family
June 2, 2010, 12:28 p.m.
Video: Hoping to find a cure, researchers study 5,000 Colombian relatives afflicted by early dementia.
Appalachian Trail: Walking the complete route is a hiker's Everest
June 2, 2010, 8:25 a.m. by EB Solomont
Hiking all 2,175 miles is not for the faint of heart, but the annual pilgrimage brings out a new crop of enthusiasts every spring.
Leeches regain hold in medicine
June 1, 2010, 12:32 p.m.
Video: Some doctors are turning to the age-old practice of using leeches in treatment as a drug-free way to treat pain in patients.
Baby smokes 40 cigarettes a day
May 28, 2010, 12:56 p.m.
Video: Internet video shows an Indonesian 2-year-old indulging in a cigarette habit.
Six little-known strains of E. coli now a serious threat
May 27, 2010, 5:19 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
After a lesser-known strain of E. coli caused an outbreak of illness in April, other rare strains are seen as a threat to public health.