| Jan 30, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Over the years many people have explored the world of medicine, trying to find new ways to help heal the sick. Natural Health Center, a clinic in Anchorage, doesn’t prescribe the typical over the counter drug. This clinic treats its patients with...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 4:23 PM
All of us are aware of the colf and flu season. Some have already fallen victim to one or the other or both. As a health professional I wanted to give some tips...old and new...that you might find helpful:
1. Wash hands with warm soap and water and not...
| May 9, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The Baltimore Sun editorial, "Plan B restrictions — better, but not best," (May 2) attempted to draw comparisons between two very different over-the-counter (OTC) medicines and ultimately provided an inaccurate and misleading characterization of a...
| May 2, 2013
| 8:26 AM
In the United States of 2013, any youngster can walk into a store and buy a bottle of aspirin, acetaminophen, ibuprofen or some other pain reliever without showing any identification, parental consent or a doctor's order. They don't have to be 15 or 17 or...
| May 2, 2013
| 8:04 PM
MEXICO CITY -- President Obama says he’s “very comfortable” with a Food and Drug Administration ruling that maintains age restrictions on females who can buy the so-called morning after pill without a prescription.
The rule announced...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Dispose of medication: The Garbage Maven, our column on household trash and recycling, looks at the best ways to dispose of old pills and syringes. The answer: It's not the trash can or the toilet....
| Aug 29, 2012
| 11:56 AM
BROOKLYN, NY (KTLA) -- A former butcher who plead guilty to kidnapping, killing and dismembering an 8-year-old Orthodox Jewish boy was sentenced to 40 years to life in prison on Wednesday.
The 36-year-old Aron admitted killing the child after the boy...
| Feb 29, 2012
For decades, mayonnaise and Vaseline were treatments mothers used on children with head lice. Now, those mothers have many more options, more expensive than anything they used to buy at the drug store. Nit pickers, or delousing salons, are opening up...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Think of your stomach as one big test tube. Maybe you drop in a vitamin or herbal supplement each morning. Maybe a cholesterol-lowering statin or a blood-pressure drug. Perhaps an infection-fighting antibiotic or allergy-relieving antihistamine. And you...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Allergy season is upon us and in New Orleans you've probably noticed. A new report by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America ranks The Big Easy as being the 14th worst city in the nation for allergies.
"People always aks when the move to New...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 4:42 PM
“Waynesboro caller, on the payroll tax cut: This will have to be paid back because payroll tax funds Medicare. Listen, Democrats ran the House since ’07, Demo president and Senate until Republicans became the majority less than one year ago....