| Apr 22, 2012
It's never been easier to feel like a natural woman. The 1960s mantra about getting ourselves back to the garden now applies to an increasing number of beauty products, with some small companies literally going to the garden and farm to bring customers...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 7:15 AM
The study could be misleading.
That’s the concern of Melanie Manary, a doctor with the Bone Health Center at Internal Medicine of Northern Michigan in Petoskey.
Manary is referring to a recent study reported in the New England Journal of...
| Aug 1, 2012
The best way to reduce risk for osteoporosis — a thinning and weakening of the bones — seems to be the subject of ongoing debate. This month brought a fresh round of questions after a report published in the New England Journal of Medicine...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 11:00 PM
Surgery is generally the only treatment for uterine fibroids, the most common noncancerous tumors in women of childbearing age. Some 200,000 U.S. women have the procedure every year, at a cost $34 billion a year.
But a new study funded by the National...
| Mar 10, 2012
As co-host of "The Chew"(a food and talk show on ABC), Daphne Oz gets to sample items like the Big Mike Burger (two patties, three buns and cheese), chicken and dumplings à la Gwyneth Paltrow and pizza by fellow host Mario Batali.
But the daughter of...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 12:16 PM
Children may choose to become vegetarian for many reasons: cultural norm, a relative or friend is a vegetarian, weight loss, health reasons, concern about animal rights, etc. But what if you’re concerned your child may not get the proper nutrition...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 2:17 PM
Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to become weak or even brittle.
Anyone can develop osteoporosis; however, women are five times more likely — especially those who go through menopause before the age of 45 — to develop...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Fifty-percent of Americans take vitamins and supplements, according to government
surveys. Some have proven benefits.
Calcium combined with vitamin D is known to benefit bones, and it’s among the
supplements worth considering, according to Consumer...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - A couple of years ago, my husband and I decided to learn how to make wine at home using the apples from the tree in our backyard. Soon we had a chemistry experiment going on in our basement. Whenever we went downstairs, we could smell the...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 9:10 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Two cups of cow's milk per day may be enough for most kids to have the recommended amount of vitamin D in their blood while maintaining a healthy iron level, suggests a new study.
"One of the common questions I get from...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 12:25 PM
Dear Pharmacist: My brother suddenly developed seizures, at age 28, with no history. I'd like to learn why he suddenly got this, since he was so healthy until then. Today, he's on six medications! — J.P., Sacramento
Dear J.P.: I haven't covered...