| Jul 4, 2012
Q: Every time my 2-year-old granddaughter feels a bowel movement coming, she does everything she can to hold it in. She cries and is obviously in a lot of pain, but she refuses to go. A warm bath sometimes helps, but not always. Could there be something...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 12:41 PM
It might be a caffeine headache, but it might be an aneurysm. Great. Now, at the very least, it's a stress headache.
We asked the experts to tell us five signs that your body is telling you something. And why you should do something about it. (Namely,...
| Mar 21, 2012
Researchers at Loyola University Medical Center have recently made a discovery that could be the first significant step toward helping the body's immune system put up a more effective fight against severe infections and possibly cancer.
In a study...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Dunkin' Donuts is testing gluten-free cinnamon sugar donuts and blueberry muffins in select markets with plans to add the items to the menu by the end of this year. This is good news for those who live with gluten intolerance or sensitivity. And gluten-...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 12:15 PM
A nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly provides a guest post. This week, Shanti Lewis weighs in on gluten-free diets.
Have you walked in the grocery store lately and seen a plethora of products labeled "gluten-free?" Do...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:39 AM
For Maureen Burke, “gluten-free” is not just the latest diet trend -- it’s a way of life.
Since being diagnosed with celiac disease in the late 1980s, Burke has wrestled with her intolerance of gluten. And now, as chef and owner of One...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Q: We have just come back from Kathy's Gazebo Restaurant in Boca Raton. All four of us had the Dover sole. It's the best. Could you get me the recipe? — Janet Blake, Highland Beach/Michigan
A: For the last 14 years, owners Gerard Hascoat and...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Does eliminating specific foods from the diet, such as sugar or wheat, provide health benefits? Such cleansing has become a popular way for people to lose weight, boost energy and eat more healthfully. Liz Lipski, academic director for the Master of...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Anthony Madrid lives in Chicago. His poems have appeared in Boston Review, Gulf Coast, The Iowa Review, Poetry and Web Conjunctions. His first book is “I Am Your Slave Now Do What I Say.”
Rebecca Makkai is...
| May 18, 2013
What is gluten?
Gluten is a protein that is found in certain grains, including wheat, barley and rye and triticale (a cross between wheat and rye).
What problems prompt people to avoid gluten?
Gluten causes inflammation of the small intestine in...
| May 18, 2013
For more than 20 years, Kristine Kidd tasted what came her way as the food editor at Bon Appetit magazine. But she never felt great.
"I had digestive issues my whole life," she says, but 21/2 years ago, the aching joints, bloating, fatigue and digestive...