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  • Book Review: 'The "I" Diet' by Susan B. Roberts and Betty Kelly Sargent

     
    "The 'I' Diet" is a diet book with a difference. Like many other books in the weight-loss genre, it features eating plans, nutritional advice and recipes. But the new paperback -- previously published in 2008 as "The Instinct Diet" and......
  • Washing hands is a smart preventive; so is washing trauma patients

     
    Swabbing down trauma patients with disposable, antiseptic-laced cloths appears to pay off in terms of infection control. Doctors at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle found that patients given a daily antiseptic wipe down were much less likely to...
  • Freezing heart tissue halts atrial fibrillation better than drugs, study says

     
    An experimental device that uses a catheter-based probe to freeze a tiny area of the heart that causes erratic electrical impulses is much better than drugs at curing atrial fibrillation, researchers reported Monday at the Atlanta meeting of the American....
  • New joints may mean a green light for exercise

     
    Having joint replacement surgery doesn't always mean the end of exercising. Two new studies find that life after replacements and resurfacing can include physical activity — even the strenuous kind. In a study presented at the recent annual meeting of.....
  • Kraft will cut sodium by 10%? That's great! But you're far from off the hook

     
    Today's announcement by Kraft Foods that it will reduce the salt in its North American products by an average of 10% is welcome news. Or rather, for consumers, a welcome small step. For lovers of processed food -- which is......
  • Book Review: 'The 5-Factor World Diet' by Harley Pasternak with Laura Moser

     
    Personal trainer and nutritionist Harley Pasternak has logged a lot of international miles traveling with such celebrity clients as Kanye West, Alicia Keys, John Mayer and Lady Gaga. The bestselling author of "The 5-Factor Diet" and "5-Factor Fitness"...
  • Ask yourself: 'If I needed a kidney, how much risk would I be willing to take?'

     
    For a person already in need of a kidney transplant, a willingness to accept infection risk can come down to the amount of the infection risk, in this case as it pertains to HIV, the age of the donor --......
  • Book Review: 'The Perfect 10 Diet' by Michael Aziz

     
    You might say Dr. Michael Aziz believes in the middle way. In his new book, "The Perfect 10 Diet," Aziz proposes a weight-loss plan that combines elements of both low- and high-carb diets -- and rejects aspects of each of......
  • Patients seeking free healthcare next week at massive clinic must register Sunday

     
    Patients seeking treatment next week at a massive free healthcare clinic taking place at the Los Angeles Sports Arena must pre-register in person Sunday, organizers said. The requirement marks a significant change from the clinic’s first Los Angeles...
  • More tips from the Pantry Raid

     
    Our nutritional makeover series "Pantry Raid" most recently took us to the home of Mission Viejo resident Kristy Noble and her sons, Scott, 14, and Robert, 17. The Nobles face time and money limitations familiar to lots of families that......
  • Wetherell re-ups at Southern Strategies

     
    T.K. Wetherell, the former president of Florida State University and onetime speaker of the Florida House, has rejoined Southern Strategies, one of Tallahassee's most influential lobbying firms. Wetherell had been with the firm before assuming the FSU...