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  • Thanksgiving: A day for giving thanks

    In this season when we gather roots from the earth, and fowl from the field, when the slant of the sun drops lower and the light turns molasses, here is the challenge: Be attentive to wonder and wisdom. Stitch the day with blessing. Bow head and whisper,...
  • LDN may help auto immune conditions

    LDN may help auto immune conditions
    Dear Readers: Low-dose naltrexone, or LDN, is the prescription medication that every doctor has heard of, but rarely prescribes. Regular naltrexone (not low dose) is used for heroin addicts, alcoholics and opiate withdrawal. The low-dose version of the...
  • Floored over differences in how men and women think

     Floored over differences in how men and women think
    For $75, the interior designer was supposed to look at my kitchen and help me decide on paint or wallpaper, and how to make the space more efficient. But first, she proceeded to tell me everything else that needed changing in our house. "It looks like...
  • European regulators recommend approval for AbbVie hepatitis C drugs

     European regulators recommend approval for AbbVie hepatitis C drugs
    European regulators have recommended approval for two drugs made by AbbVie to treat hepatitis C, both of which belong to a new generation of medicines that have proved effective in treating the condition that is the most common cause of liver...
  • Willy Burgdorfer dies at 89; discovered bacteria causing Lyme disease

    Willy Burgdorfer, a Swiss-born researcher who gained international recognition for discovering the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, died Monday of complications of Parkinson's disease in western Montana. He was 89. A spokesman at the Daly-Leach Chapel...
  • Fitness Files: For health reasons, give gas a pass

    In a previous article, I discussed the hygiene hypothesis, which attributes the current prevalence of autoimmune diseases to the antiseptic environment we provide for our children. This means dirt's good. Some dirt. But passing gas? Who's says that's...
  • Local company develops training products for self-injection

    Local company develops training products for self-injection
    Twenty years ago Jeff Baker started a promotional product company in a spare bedroom in his home in Indianapolis. Today, that business, called Noble, has turned into a privately held multimillion-dollar niche product manufacturing company that takes...
  • How to shop for health plans during Obamacare open enrollment

    How to shop for health plans during Obamacare open enrollment
    Starting this weekend, anyone interested in changing an existing health insurance policy or buying a new one can do so during the second open enrollment period under Obamacare. Those interested in having a plan in place by Jan. 1 must make their...
  • Disability system for veterans strays far from its official purpose

    Disability system for veterans strays far from its official purpose
    The room fell silent for seven minutes as Illinois Rep. Tammy Duckworth upbraided a government contractor. "Shame on you," the congresswoman scolded Braulio Castillo at an oversight hearing in Washington, D.C., last year, accusing the business owner...
  • Be there with bells on for stocking full of holiday races

    Be there with bells on for stocking full of holiday races
    Several upcoming races have holiday themes, but two in particular -- the Santa Speedo Run and Cupid's Undie Run -- spice up the usual "wear a turkey costume" or "wear jingle bells and a Santa hat" recommendations. Hunter's Creek Turkey Trot 5K: This...
  • Nip the flu bug in the bud by managing stress

    Nip the flu bug in the bud by managing stress
    As the days get shorter, our thoughts turn to last year's flu and bronchitis season. The 2013-14 influenza season was particularly tough on the 25-to-64 age group, and experts say we should be prepared for a repeat performance. Is there a way to not...