| Mar 15, 2011
| 8:31 PM
Question: My dog talks to me and says, "I wuv you."
I'm not crazy; that's exactly what it sounds like! You've mentioned that parrots are the only animals that can mimic speech. Can't dogs do this, too? — C.B., Montreal
Answer: I think you have a...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Okay gang chill out on the potassium iodide...lots of reasons to avoid it.
Try this instead and add iodine to your diet naturally. I just waded out in the surf and grabbed some fresh kelp torn loose by the big swell this week. Avoid the stuff already on...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 7:44 AM
Stores across the country are seeing surges in requests for iodine supplements, and Northern Michigan is no exception.
While three area pharmacies reached by the Petoskey News-Review Wednesday reported no or only an isolated request for iodine, health...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 2:00 PM
UCLA professor Keisuke Iwamoto answered reader questions about the dangers of radiation exposure in a live Web chat Thursday.
Iwamoto, a faculty member at UCLA's Division of Molecular and Cellular Oncology, studies radiation exposure and how it can...
| Mar 23, 2011
Mark Bitterman calls himself a "selmelier," a made-up word meant to evoke his wish to do for salt what sommeliers do for wine: educate, surprise, delight. Co-owner of The Meadow, a specialty food and flower shop with branches in New York City and...
| Oct 9, 2011
Cancale and Locmariaquer are dots on the Atlantic coast of France. Also places that produce my favorite food: Brittany oysters. Served raw on the half shell, with no more sauce than a squeeze of lemon, they are generally smaller than other varieties but...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 12:57 PM
Milly Almodovar is the founder of www.BeautyLogicBlog.com- a site that provides life and beauty advice for all women.
Milly also serves as CVS Pharmacy's Global Beauty Expert and will begin her additional role as beauty editor for Cosmopolitan Latina...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Americans have good levels of many important vitamins in their bodies, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
There still are some stark disparities, such as a 31 percent vitamin D deficiency in African...
| Jan 29, 2012
Every winter, widespread chemical dumping leaves Chicago streets covered in sodium chloride. Here are 10 facts you don't have to take with a grain of salt:
1. Salt has seasoned English in many ways. Because Romans put salt or brine on their vegetables,...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:58 AM
As people look to live more healthful lifestyles, many are contemplating meat-free diets. But becoming vegan or vegetarian can seem daunting as people try to figure out what to eat to get all the proper nutrients. Ingrid Beardsley, registered dietitian at...
| May 24, 2012
| 5:33 PM
Seaweed can shrink your waistline. Grow your hair. Bring down your blood pressure along with your blood sugar. Build up the strength of your bones and your brain. Make your joints stop aching and your bowels get moving. Give cancer short shrift, and...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Most livestock owners, including horse owners, have noticed that the price of feed (both hay and grain) has increased. There are several key factors that have contributed to these increases, including extreme weather patterns, high oil prices, currency...