| 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...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 8:38 PM
(Reuters) - Vitamin D and calcium supplements taken together in low doses offered no protection against dementia in a large U.S. study of older women, but scientists are still holding out hope for vitamin D alone.
Past research has suggested that vitamin...
| Nov 26, 2012
Khalil Beckwith has never been formally diagnosed with lactose intolerance. He just knows that drinking milk makes him feel lousy.
"When I drink milk with nothing else ... finishing the carton can be a nauseating endeavor," said Beckwith, a senior at...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 3:20 PM
In August, I realized that I hadn’t been sick since December. I was due.
Then school started and the germ exchange began. Since then, I’ve only been well a couple of days. Four different bugs have attacked, and only a day or two between...
| 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 TV...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 4:34 PM
by Jen Lazuta/Medill News Service African-American men living in the northern third of the United States are three and a half times more likely to …...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 4:23 PM
When wintertime comes around, questions about getting enough vitamin D often arise. Since the primary source of vitamin D is the sun, it's a legitimate concern as we work through the short and cold days of the season. But new research is coming that...
| Oct 10, 2010
| 9:33 PM
YORK — Teachers noticed the 16-year-old York High School student stumbling around and acting strangely almost as soon as he arrived at school one morning a few weeks ago.
Noting the teen's slurred, incoherent speech, a teacher called for an...
| Sep 20, 2010
When my son was 4, I tried giving him nutritional supplements to make up for his appalling diet. I mixed fish oil into his orange juice. I let him eat candylike gummy multivitamins. And I stirred a chocolate powder containing 31 fruit and vegetable...
| Feb 23, 2011
Confronted with a long-running food fight over whether to serve children flavored milk — chocolate, strawberry, banana, vanilla — in homes and in schools, parents may instinctively want to duck the issue.
But, in the end, they're going to...