| May 4, 2012
A commercial website for people suffering from symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia is rife with numerous illegal and misleading treatment claims, according to a recent warning letter sent to Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum by the U.S. Food and Drug...
| May 17, 2012
| 9:26 PM
Q.Why did you decide to go into business?
A. Nareena Guhin: We love really good coffee, and care about the drinks we create. When someone takes a sip of their coffee, sighs and smiles, I know I have done something great! I like to be a part of making...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 12:26 AM
Federal inspections of companies that make dietary supplements — from multivitamins and calcium chews to capsules of echinacea and bodybuilding powders — reveal serious and widespread manufacturing problems in a $28 billion industry that sells...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 5:51 AM
Flu season is here, so it’s as important as ever to be extra-diligent with everyday prevention like hand-washing and getting enough sleep. And what we eat can play a role in fending off the sniffles, aches & pains.
| Aug 29, 2012
Dr. Barbara Royal consults at every Chicago zoo, has administered acupuncture to elephants and zebras, scrubbed oil from otters and tagged wild owl nests. She's treated arthritic camels, tarantulas with torn skin, and a starving spider monkey.
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:02 PM
Research sheds light on how food affects mood and the flip side: how emotions impact taste.
All day, food metaphors weave their way into our thoughts about others. Watching someone cut in line may leave a bad taste in your mouth. Your current love may be...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 8:04 AM
As the summer sun heats up and you need to cool down, what better way than with these great beauty products that have amazing cooling effects, and use ingredients that will give skin that much needed refresher? Plus they are all under $30 and perfect...
| Jul 4, 2012
Dear Pharmacist: My sister and mother have both had breast cancer, so far I'm OK (but obviously worried). What is your No. 1 recommendation for me. — K.B., Orlando
Dear K.B.: When it comes to breast health, weight matters the most in my opinion....
| Jul 3, 2012
| 10:51 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a weekly guest post. This week, Anna Bondy, dietetic intern, weighs in on summer smoothies.
When the weather gets warmer, there is nothing more refreshing than a summer...
| Jan 30, 2012
The recent series of articles by Trine Tsouderos in the Los Angeles Times misrepresents the scientific contributions and future research agenda of the National Institutes of Health and its National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine ["New...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 5:46 AM
We know that diet can affect nearly every part of our body, inside and out, and it turns out that what we eat just might also make us smarter. These six foods and nutrients may help to maximize your brainpower, energy, and focus. And, while there’...