| Apr 24, 2010
Q: I have really smelly underarms. Sometimes they get so bad even I can't stand it. I've tried using normal deodorants, changing my diet and also applying deodorant crystal stones. Nothing works.
I have read about experimenting with milk of magnesia. How...
| Mar 20, 2011
Warren Christopher, the former secretary of State and eminence grise of the Democratic Party whose achievements in a wide-ranging public career include brokering the Bosnian peace agreement for the Clinton administration and leading an independent...
| Apr 29, 2010
| 4:23 AM
Scuba diving buoyancy compensators recalled by Ocean Management Systems due to drowning hazard. About 20,000 affected.
The buoyancy compensator seal ring could crack, posing a drowning hazard to divers.
This recall involves buoyancy compensators with...
| Jun 9, 2010
| 4:05 PM
An understudy for the Broadway show "Wicked" is suing the drug company Bayer after she had a stroke at the age of 27, and is alleging that the birth control pills she was taking at the time were the cause.
Brenda Hamilton has recovered from her May...
| Jul 26, 2010
It's precisely because it's so easy for the rest of us, it can be paralyzing for millions of others.
Snicker if you will, but the International Paruresis Association, or IPA, estimates that the fear of urinating in a public restroom or with others around...
| Apr 1, 2010
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Brie-Anne Paterson has suffered from chronic pelvic pain for more than half her life. She was the girl in gym class curled up on the locker room floor, crying and clutching her abdomen.
"I would just die the week of my period,"...
| Mar 31, 2010
| 3:59 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Famed math teacher, and subject of 1988 film 'Stand and Deliver,' Jaime Escalante, has died.
The Bolivian-born Escalante was 79 years old.
Family friend, Keith Miller, says Escalante died Tuesday in Reno, Nev., where he was undergoing...
| Mar 19, 2011
| 7:37 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Former Secretary of State Warren Christopher died in his home late Friday night of complications from bladder and kidney cancer. He was 85.
Christopher was applauded for his efforts to promote peace in the Middle East by urging a...
| Oct 27, 2010
Want to know a lot about diabetes in a short amount of time? The following summary is a great starting point.
Diabetes (a.k.a. diabetes mellitus) refers to a group of diseases characterized by high blood glucose (blood sugar) levels that result from a...
| Nov 2, 2010
| 10:59 PM
After 15 years of writing this column, I've answered more than 3,100 questions from readers. It's impossible to choose a favorite, but I have managed to select a few of the more unusual questions from the archives:
Q: When Harley the hedgehog is in bed...
| Nov 11, 2010
Tammy Strickland is like an estimated 33-million Americans who suffer from overactive bladders.
For Tammy--overactive may be an understatement.
"In a three day period it was documented that I went 89 times," Tammy said.
That was a little more than...