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  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Lifestyle choices may help treat mild case of obstructive sleep apnea

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: How does having sleep apnea affect my health? Are there treatments that I can try for sleep apnea other than a CPAP machine? ANSWER: People who have sleep apnea repeatedly stop and start breathing when they sleep. There are two main...
  • Heart-Wise: Take Steps To Keep Healthy

    Heart-Wise: Take Steps To Keep Healthy
    Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death among both men and women, consistently taking more lives each year than all cancers and AIDS combined. Making the sobering statistics even worse is the fact that in many cases cardiovascular...
  • Standard treatment may not work for recurrent or uncommon type of yeast infection

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: For the past 18 months, I've had yeast infections that go away for a few weeks with treatment but then always return. Is there a different type of treatment for a chronic yeast infection? Are there other things I can be doing to...
  • Medication crisis [Commentary]

    Medication crisis [Commentary]
    The patient was found by paramedics and rushed to the hospital. He had taken over 80 aspirin tablets of 500 mg each — more than enough to be lethal. The ER staff prepared to administer the standard treatment for aspirin poisoning: sodium...
  • General Mills drops GMOs from Cheerios

    No more GMOs in your Cheerios. General Mills Inc. said it is no longer using genetically engineered ingredients to make its signature cereal. The switch comes after a nearly yearlong campaign by a consumer activist group to pressure General Mills to...
  • Have you seen my brother standing in the shadows?

    Have you seen my brother standing in the shadows?
    My brother John called me last summer to tell me that he had finally figured out our family secret. I was his mother, he said. I am not, of course. My brother is 38 years old, but I will always think of him as he was in his early 20s, when he was...
  • Police: DNA led to arrest in attack of girl, 15

    Police: DNA led to arrest in attack of girl, 15
    A Northwest Side man with a long history of arrests has been charged with the brutal rape of a teenage girl who remains in critical condition nearly a month after the attack, authorities said. Detectives were led to Luis Alberto Pantoja, 25, through DNA...
  • Non-GMO Cheerios are just what the customer ordered

    It’s good news that General Mills has decided not to include genetically engineered ingredients in Cheerios. Not because crops whose DNA has been tinkered with in a laboratory are dangerous to human health. There’s still a dearth of evidence...
  • FDA must stand firm in the 'natural' food fight

     FDA must stand firm in the 'natural' food fight
    Contrary to what many consumers assume, a "natural" label on foods doesn't necessarily mean much. The Food and Drug Administration has never defined the term, though it says it doesn't object to its use to describe foods without added color, artificial...
  • Doctors make good legislators [Letter]

    Doctors make good legislators [Letter]
    Regarding Del. Dan K. Morhaim's recent commentary on the shortage of hospital medications, once again the value and importance of having doctor-legislators has been proven ("Medication crisis," Jan. 5). Who, other than a doctor, would have such...
  • Relief for woman in earlier case involving suspect in attack on girl, 15

    Relief for woman in earlier case involving suspect in attack on girl, 15
    A day after learning that Luis A. Pantoja had been charged in the brutal sexual assault of a teenage girl, a Northwest Side woman on Monday recounted her own alleged harrowing attack by the man, taking some comfort that he was off the streets and...