| Dec 21, 2008
They were some of the most promising medicines of the 1990s -- wonder pills that appeared to fight cancer, heart disease, stroke and other ailments.
Laboratory tests and initial studies in people suggested that lowly vitamins could play a crucial role in...
| Mar 26, 2009
I recently spoke with actress Suzanne Somers about her enthusiastic use of "bioidentical" hormones to combat menopausal hot flashes and the ravages of aging. Bioidentical hormones are products that are chemically identical to what's made in a woman's...
| Apr 6, 2009
It's a good thing dietary guidelines aren't laws. If they were, just about all of us could be found guilty. Even if you load fruit onto your whole-grain cereal and pile greens on your sandwiches, chances are you're regularly falling short on one or more...
| Apr 5, 2009
On a recent morning they knocked on Mary Ann Stoltzfus' door, the research nurse and her Amish helper, just as they have on so many doors over the years. They didn't call ahead - most Amish don't have telephones. They tracked down Stoltzfus the old-...
| Apr 8, 2009
| 8:37 AM
April is Sexually Transmitted Diseases Awareness Month. In the U.S. alone there are 19 million new cases of STDs each year, according to the American Social Health Association. Half of the new cases are among those between the ages of 15-24.
| Aug 3, 2009
While most of us treat salt as a benign addition to our meals, here's a sobering thought: If Americans each cut 1 gram (or 1,000 milligrams) of salt from our daily diet, we'd see 250,000 fewer new cases of heart disease—and more than 200,000 fewer...
| Nov 23, 2008
Researchers at UCLA say they've discovered the reason why many people who drink red wine avoid heart disease. They also believe they may have come up with a naturally-occurring substance that can partly-reverse the effects of Alzheimer's disease.
| Apr 10, 2009
| 7:40 AM
Thanks, Hollywood, for making sex look so easy. In real bedrooms, the rest of us must wrangle with some not-so-sexy issues: unsatisfactory erections, untimely ejaculation, pain, low libido, and more. Yet tending to a problem might save not only a...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 4:41 PM
Members of the Harlem Globetrotters on Wednesday dribbled between legs, around backs, over shoulders and through the gates of Balboa Elementary School as part of a promotion for heart-healthy lifestyles.
“It is very important to let the kids...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:55 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
Prevent, Halt & Reverse Heart Disease: 109 Things You Can Do
TWO IS BETTER THAN ONE
Taking two baby aspirin may protect your heart more than taking one baby aspirin, with only a minuscule increase...
| Feb 16, 2011
Romaine and spinach often sit side by side at the salad bar, but one stands taller.
"The darker the green, the more nutrient-dense it's going to be," said Heather Mangieri, a spokeswoman for the American Dietetic Association.
Spinach contains more...