The intensive care unit is a last frontier for physical therapy: It’s hard to exercise patients hooked to ventilators.
Ramen broth has been served in restaurants for decades, but broth made from meat bones has made a comeback as a sort of stand-alone, innovative health food.
Alcohol is involved in 50 percent of homicides, 30 percent of motor vehicle deaths and 50 percent of drownings.
An apple a day doesn’t necessarily keep the doctor away. That’s according to proverb-busting research that found daily apple eaters had just as many doctor visits as those who ate fewer or no apples.
A Catholic priest who took the ice bucket challenge with Pittsburgh Bishop David Zubik last year has died of the disease they were raising money to cure: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.