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  • Meat lover's guide to healthy eating

    If you're going to eat red meat, make sure it's lean and that portions are small. You've probably been reading that your diet should be filled mainly with vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and lean proteins such as fish, poultry, nuts, and legumes. But...
  • Ray Gibson, 1949-2014

    Ray Gibson, 1949-2014
    Ray Gibson, an award-winning Chicago Tribune reporter who exposed city contractors with Outfit ties, federal jurors with criminal backgrounds in the George Ryan trial, and politicians who enriched themselves at taxpayers' expense, died Friday, Jan. 31, at...
  • Donation honors pancreatic cancer victim

     Donation honors pancreatic cancer victim
    A $100,000 donation to Johns Hopkins School of Medicine to discover a cure and early detection methods for pancreatic cancer is linked to the deaths of a Deerfield woman and two close relatives. Leslie Schwartz, wife, mother and a Chicago media...
  • Folic acid is important, but avoid excessive intake

    An adequate amount of folic acid is vital to achieve optimal health. Folic acid is the synthetic form of folate, a water-soluble B vitamin that supports cell production, including hair, skin and nail growth, and may protect against anemia, as well as...
  • Apples rock! Boost your health with these nutrient-packed fruits

    Apples loom large on the world's nutritional, cultural and culinary menu. THE FOLKLORE Many believe the Romans are to thank for cultivating the first wild apple--small, sour, and riddled with seeds--into the crisp, sweet, tart and juicy globes we...
  • Smoking is even worse than you thought [Editorial]

    Smoking is even worse than you thought  [Editorial]
    It's been half a century since the first U.S. surgeon general's report appeared linking smoking to lung cancer. In the decades that followed, federal and state health officials waged a vigorous public information and education campaign that convinced...
  • Anne Arundel County health brief

    Heart health February is American Heart month. The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers kits and fact sheets about heart disease, its risk factors and prevention on the website learntolivehealthy.org. Flu shots The Department of Health is...
  • Medication can, indeed, help fearful dogs much as it helps fearful people. You could look it up!

    I enjoy hearing your views -- and you're certainly not hesitant about expressing them! Here are some recent reader emails: COMMENT: Please, medicating a dog to deal with fears, really? Dogs are not people! -- A.P., Cyberspace STEVE DALE: Of course...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: 'Ginger up' good health

    Environmental Nutrition Ginger, so familiar for its comforting aroma, pungent flavor and medicinal value, has assimilated itself into cultures around the world. Gingerbread cookies during the holidays, palate-cleansing slivers of pickled ginger with...
  • Colleen Bokamper, wife of ex-Dolphins great Kim Bokamper, dies at 57

    Colleen Bokamper, wife of ex-Dolphins great Kim Bokamper, dies at 57
    Colleen Bokamper, wife of former Miami Dolphins linebacker Kim Bokamper, died Friday morning at her home with her family by her side. She was 57. Mrs. Bokamper, who was diagnosed with colon cancer two years ago, kept her illness a secret and made her...
  • Thursday's Highlights: 'The Big Bang Theory'

    Thursday's Highlights: 'The Big Bang Theory'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 9-15, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   --------------------   SERIES Chicagoland Mayor Rahm Emanuel cheers on...