DEAR DOCS: When I was 40, I could put on a few pounds over the winter and then work out a bit in the spring and summer and get back to my normal weight. Now I’m 55, and the extra 15 pounds I put on last year just won’t come off. What should I do?

A Sacramento, Calif., woman went to the emergency room with numbness in her hands and feet, slurred speech and trouble walking in July. The 47-year-old mother of five wasn’t having a stroke or a heart attack. She was suffering from mercury poisoning from a tainted anti-wrinkle cream imported…

Many NBA players have been known to “walk the dog,” but LeBron James may have done the definitive stroll in 2013, when playing for the Miami Heat. He spent more than 10 seconds gently pushing the ball down the court with his foot before picking it up and taking his team to victory with 36 po…

Despite their fame and fortune, many celebrities still have to cross paths with mere mortals if they need to travel by plane. Flying private isn't always an option, or it's just too expensive, as Chrissy Teigen once addressed in a tweet. And so, celebrities get spotted on planes with the res…

NEW DATA from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that fully 30% of nonsmoking kids ages 3-17 are assaulted (make no mistake, that’s what it is!) with the toxic pollution from secondhand cigarettes, cigars and pipes. Children younger than 11 are most likely to be exposed.

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