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Feeding Tube

Bev: Miami, Sept. 4, 2013

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

We arrive at the hospital for the semi-annual changing of Patti's feeding tube. It's Mom, Patti, Nurse Joy and me. We're directed to the third floo...

15-Year-Old Aspiring Chef Can't Eat A Single Meal (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 06.19.2012 | Teen

Even though Samantha Pecoraro can eat barely anything, she is passionate about cooking. The 15-year-old from Cape Coral, Florida, has a condition call...

Feeding Tube Diet: Shut Up, and Eat

Greg Archer | Posted 06.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Greg Archer

The recent news about a new diet fad among brides-to-be has generated a flood of headlines and outrage.

Diets for the Lost and Mortified

Mark Morford | Posted 06.19.2012 | Comedy
Mark Morford

Are these people sick? Are they dying? Are they toothless and limbless and cannot feed themselves without spilling hot soup onto the rug? Are they Lady Gaga? No, they are not. What they're doing, of course, is taking part in a radical new diet. You know, for morons.

Why Do We Ignore the Simplest (and Best) Solutions for Losing Weight?

Gregg McBride | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

While quickie solutions might sometimes be "quick," they aren't always "solutions." If something sounds too weird, too wacky and too outlandish, take the hint and try dieting the old-fashioned way. Your health -- and your body -- will thank you for it.

Md. Man Dies Before Hearing On Feeding-Tube Clash

AP | Posted 01.02.2012 | DC

FREDERICK, Md. -- A brain-damaged man at the center of a Maryland dispute over whether his feeding tube should be removed has died. An attorney for t...

Maryland Feeding-Tube Case Pits Wife Against Mother

AP | By DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 12.31.2011 | DC

FREDERICK, Md. -- A judge in Maryland must decide if a man who suffered severe brain damage after a heart attack should continue getting sustenance th...

How Much Are TV Appearances Worth For Restaurants?

Grub Street New York | Posted 12.27.2011 | Food

It should come as little surprise to learn that getting your restaurant featured on Food Network, the Travel Channel, or any of the other endless netw...

Does God Choose When The Spirit Leaves The Body Or Do We?

Rev. Dr. Martha R. Jacobs | Posted 06.16.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Martha R. Jacobs

Do you think that God gave us the knowledge to be able to create these technologies, and then, as humans are want to do, we use them way beyond their original intent?

Roger Ebert's Cookbook 'The Pot and How to Use It': Rice Cooker Is Focus Of Movie Critic Who Can't Eat

Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

CHICAGO (AP) -- Cancer may have robbed Roger Ebert of the ability to eat, but it won't stop him from dishing out cooking advice. Four years after can...

It's National Healthcare Decisions Day - do you know if your decisions will be honored?

Barbara Coombs Lee | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Coombs Lee

Compassion & Choices, the nation's largest and oldest nonprofit organization working to improve care and expand choice at the end of life, today marke...

Bishops vs. Patients' Rights

Barbara Coombs Lee | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Coombs Lee

I have written how recent changes to Ethical and Religious Directive (ERD) Number 58 compel Catholic hospitals and nursing homes to either disregard y...