| Jan 16, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Sleep is essential to good health, and a lack of it can lead to heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, weight gain, and diabetes. Yet 22 percent of Americans struggle with insomnia every night, according to the National Sleep Foundation, and people...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 2:30 AM
A. As cold and flu season ramps up, we're reminded how common the "common cold" truly is. The average adult experiences two to four colds per year, with symptoms that can linger seven to 10 days. Most colds get better without treatment, but many people...
| May 10, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Dear Pharmacist: After years of hiking without many problems, I began experiencing pain near my ankle and heel. My doctor diagnosed Achilles tendinitis and prescribed medicine, which did reduce pain and swelling. Which natural remedies keep this at bay?...
| May 5, 2013
Almost everywhere you look, you're bombarded with advertisements shilling products that promise "energy," "pep" and "vigor" — all with little to no side effects. You can buy the products at any convenience or grocery store or by mail order. With the...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 7:35 AM
To counter the now-well-publicized culture of rape in India, three engineers in Chennai said in March that they are about to send to the market women's anti-rape lingerie, which will provide both a stun-gun-sized blast of electricity against an...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I live in chronic pain. No one is sure why. I take hydrocodone and ibuprofen daily, but I'm still in pain. Can you recommend any vitamins to help me? — M.C., Dallas, Texas
Dear M.C.: I'm sorry you are going through this. Luckily,...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 4:32 PM
When it comes to trying to achieve a flawless face, the basic makeup items like foundation, concealer and powder come to mind. But a tinted moisturizer can act as a base for a sheer foundation or on its own for......
| Mar 17, 2012
Remember chia pets? Rinsing your hair with beer? Food that's just food — no soy protein isolate, xanthan gum, red dye No. 40 or mystery ingredients from the Amazon rain forest?
Well, chia is back, big time (the seeds, not the chia pets). And so is...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Your family doesn't have to drink green tea to enjoy its health benefits. Now you can put green tea in food, thanks to the powdered version called matcha.
There's a bundle of recipes offered at MatchaSource.com, which also details the ways in which...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Think of your stomach as one big test tube. Maybe you drop in a vitamin or herbal supplement each morning. Maybe a cholesterol-lowering statin or a blood-pressure drug. Perhaps an infection-fighting antibiotic or allergy-relieving antihistamine. And you...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 4:00 PM
HUNTINGTON PARK, Calif. (KTLA) -- Authorities charged a man on Wednesday in the March murder of a woman in a vitamin store.
Arturo Bejarano Jr., 50, was charged with capital murder in the killing of 39-year-old Veronica Urtado Reyes during a robbery at...