| Aug 14, 2013
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 3, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Dear Pharmacist: I have osteoarthritis and take ibuprofen and hydrocodone. Glucosamine helps, but even after six months, I'm still stiff and riddled with pain. What else can I do? — D.Y., Sarasota
Dear D.Y.: You're not alone, 27 million...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 11:55 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I have hot flashes. What is the best herbal supplement to help with that? Are there any home remedies for UTIs (urinary tract infections)? And finally, what can my daughter do for bloating during her monthly cycle?— H.T., Denver,...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Master Gardener Barb sends these thoughts about one of our toughest weeds, Chenopodium album: Every summer in my perennial beds, I wage battle against the annual weed known as common lambsquarters (Chenopodium album) , also called fat hen, white...
| 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...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 10:18 AM
Educational Series July through December 2013
Please join us for these free classes designed to improve your cancer journey.
We do ask that you pre-register as space is limited--really!
To register, call 574.287.4197 and tell us what you would like to...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:44 AM
By Anne-Marie Denicole and Pam Brandon Ah, for the divas, the New Year starts out with lots of promises – and lots of salads. But we don’t always start with lettuce, sometimes a sunny bowl the color of the tropics can be more satisfying....
| Jan 21, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Smoking is one of the oldest ways to preserve fish, used long before refrigeration. And while smoked salmon has been a standard as an appetizer in entertaining for decades, it has come a long way from its traditional roots. Today smoked salmon is making...