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  • Low testosterone: A disease to be treated or market to be tapped?

    Low testosterone: A disease to be treated or market to be tapped?
    If you're a middle-aged guy who watches sports, news or late-night talk shows, you've seen the ads: Your flagging energy levels, mood, sports prowess and libido ... could they be caused by low T? After you figure out that T stands for "testosterone" --...
  • Extra vitamin D doesn't cut high blood pressure: study

    Extra vitamin D doesn't cut high blood pressure: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In older people with low vitamin D levels and a common type of high blood pressure, vitamin D supplements do not appear to lower blood pressure, according to a new study from the UK. Among study participants who were at...
  • Inexpensive test is saving infant lives

    Inexpensive test is saving infant lives
    At birth, Moriah Mudd seemed strong and healthy. Her physical exam by a pediatrician at Riddle Hospital in Philadelphia was completely normal. But then a nurse put a sensor on her foot and, within minutes, a machine called a pulse oximeter revealed that...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Grief workshop The Chesapeake Life Center will sponsor the workshop "What Grief Teaches" for ages 18 and older from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21 at the Annapolis location, 445 Defense Highway. Information: 410-987-2129 or visit...
  • Alternative medicine attracts adherents for good or ill

    Alternative medicine attracts adherents for good or ill
    About 50 percent of Americans use alternative medicine — and 10 percent use it on their children, according to Paul Offit, author of the new book, "Do You Believe in Magic? The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine." (HarperCollins). Offit,...
  • Five Reasons to Fall for The Lehigh Valley

    Five Reasons to Fall for The Lehigh Valley
    Healthy ideas to feel your best this autumn 1. GET OUTSIDE The fall season brings with it plenty of cool, crisp air and vibrant fall foliage – making it the perfect time for outdoor activities. The comfortable temperatures make it ideal for a...
  • Omega-3s tied to lower risk of rheumatoid arthritis

    Omega-3s tied to lower risk of rheumatoid arthritis
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who have diets high in omega-3 fatty acids derived from fish are less likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis than those who skimp on fish, new research suggests. Researchers surveyed Swedish women about their diets and...
  • For nearly 1 in 5 Americans, BMI may tell the wrong story

    For nearly 1 in 5 Americans, BMI may tell the wrong story
    Obese is bad and lean is good. End of story, right? Wrong, say a pair of University of Pennsylvania physicians and obesity researchers who are calling for better ways to assess individual health prospects than the body mass index, or BMI. The BMI--a...
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  • L.A. Now Live: Air board to monitor pollution next to freeways

    L.A. Now Live: Air board to monitor pollution next to freeways
    Join us at 9 a.m. when we talk with Times reporter Tony Barboza about the decision by air-quality regulators to begin monitoring pollution levels near major Southern California traffic corridors. For the first time starting next year, the South Coast...
  • Air board will start monitoring pollution next to SoCal freeways

    Air board will start monitoring pollution next to SoCal freeways
    Air quality regulators will begin monitoring pollution levels near major Southern California traffic corridors next year, for the first time providing data important to nearly 1 million Southern Californians who are at greater risk of respiratory...