| Jan 4, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Recently, I participated in an online event that drew attention to labels on products that are misleading.
What kind of labels were we targeting? Those that make a real great marketing plan - but don't have much fact behind it. Or maybe it's something...
| Jan 9, 2012
If losing weight was one of your New Year's resolutions, you might already be growing weary of counting calories and working out. Wouldn't it be great if you could slim down without so much effort?
Anyone looking for a shortcut to weight loss might be...
| 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 16, 2012
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - "She's the only one who took her vitamin all week," my husband noted. He was referring to our 8-year-old daughter.
I looked in the pill dispenser marked "M" through "S," which correspond to the days of the week. We had a busy week, and...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 5:27 AM
Cookies have always been a dieters ‘no-no,’ but now many companies are coming out with cookies that are marketed as ‘better-for-you.’ But, are they? Remember, most cookies still have a significant amount of sugar and aren’...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Wills Grangers held its first meeting of 2012 in March at Kings Family Restaurant. January and February meetings were canceled because of snowy, blustery weather.
The theme of the day's program was, "Listen to the Birds Singing." Members brought...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Dr. Nicholas Tranakas, surgical oncologist from Broward General Medical Center (BGMC) and Kelley Mitchell, news anchor and reporter with WLRN, will share their knowledge of breast cancer with attendees at Chabad Lubavitch of Fort Lauderdale's Feminine...
| Oct 22, 2012
On "Magic City," a Starz television drama set in a glamorous Miami hotel in 1959, Dominik Garcia-Lorido plays a Cuban-American housekeeper training to be a Pan Am stewardess. She sizzles as a young woman coming of age and falling in love.
In real life,...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 9:13 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I've had restless legs syndrome (RLS) for four years. It's keeping my husband awake, and I'm so tired during the day. My doctor is sick of me, and wants to try Horizant now, since Requip and Mirapex didn't work. Should I try? — T.N....
| May 2, 2012
I take just five pills a day now.
This is down from the handfuls I used to take back when I was a health junkie.
I don't think I was a hypochondriac, but then I may have been taking a pill for that.
Mostly I was into supplements and vitamins. I don't...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Q: Should I be drinking the orange juice that has calcium and vitamin D added to it?
A: Major brands are selling orange juice with about 350 milligrams of calcium and 100 international units of vitamin D added to each 8-ounce serving. Many Americans don'...