| Dec 30, 2013
In anticipation of a New Year's Day spent huddled on the couch resolving never to drink again, several products promise relief from the pain, if not the self-loathing, of the dreaded hangover. Are they worth your dollars?
In short: "Save your money,"...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Energy drinks — sugary, caffeinated beverages that are supposed to provide a quick pick-me-up — have been taking some hits lately.
The natural food industry has responded with a flurry of alternatives, including replacing high-fructose...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Dear Pharmacist: What are the best medications to help me sleep? I've tried all the natural remedies. I need something stronger! — V.E., Sacramento, Calif.
Dear V.E.: Why, as a nation, do we have trouble sleeping? It should be such a natural act....
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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The X Factor In this performance...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Q. What is nutritional yeast and is it good for me?
A. Nutritional yeast is a non-active, cultured strain of saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast that comes in a yellow flake or powder. It is usually grown on molasses, then deactivated...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Adding milk to tea negates its health benefits.
False, according to Kerri-Ann Jennings, a registered dietitian. "Although previous studies said this was the case, the most recent research has found that adding milk to tea does not negate its healthy...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:00 PM
When I was growing up, tea was something I was given by my mother and grandmother as a cure for colds. "Drink some hot tea, and you will feel better. I guarantee it." My choices were pretty simple, Tetley or Lipton.
Today, food stores stock scores of...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Jul 28, 2013
The dietary supplement Rock-It Man was touted as a potent, all-natural solution for the symptoms of erectile dysfunction, one that promised results in just 25 minutes.
But when it was tested in a federal lab earlier this year, Rock-It Man turned out...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:27 PM
Now that we're into August, the hunters among us should have already purchased their 2013-14 hunting licenses for Pennsylvania and submitted for at least one antlerless deer permit.
Hunters like to blame the Pennsylvania Game Commission for a lot of...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:22 AM
Butcher Block Grill
7000 W. Camino Real, west of Boca Raton, 561-409-3035, ButcherBlockGrill.com
This seafood and steak house is the latest addition of the Fountains Center's efforts to add more retail to the office plaza along with new signage,...