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  • The Doctor's Corner: Get informed on menopausal hormone therapy

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second in a three-part series on menopausal hormone care. * The following is a hypothetical but typical scenario. Leann is a 50-year-old woman whose menstrual periods have stopped. She is gaining weight, flashing all night...
  • Considering bariatric surgery? Read this first

    Considering bariatric surgery? Read this first
    Often, those who are very overweight have tried dieting for years before giving up in frustration. But more obese people are turning to bariatric surgery to jump-start their weight-loss programs. The surgery is low-risk but isn't for everyone. It...
  • Weight is critical in preventing cancer

    Weight is critical in preventing cancer
    Dear Pharmacist: My sister and mother have both had breast cancer, so far I'm OK (but obviously worried). What is your No. 1 recommendation for me. — K.B., Orlando Dear K.B.: When it comes to breast health, weight matters the most in my opinion....
  • UW, UCLA researchers develop birth control gel for men

    UW, UCLA researchers develop birth control gel for men
    A birth control gel for men sharply lowered sperm counts with few side effects, researchers reported Tuesday. The gel, containing testosterone and a synthetic progestin called Nestorone, will require substantially more testing, but it has the potential to...
  • It's not just how many calories, but what kind, study finds

    It's not just how many calories, but what kind, study finds
    A calorie is a calorie is a calorie — or is it? Maybe not, a small study has found. Once the pounds are shed, the proportions of carbohydrates, proteins and fats you chow down on may determine whether you keep the weight off — or slowly but...
  • Dinosaur coldblooded theory gets dash of cold water

    Dinosaur coldblooded theory gets dash of cold water
    Dinosaurs: coldblooded or warmblooded? Inquiring paleontologists have long wanted to know, and a new study offers thoughts on the issue. Basically, it says that a central line of evidence for coldbloodedness is all wet. For years, some dinosaur mavens...
  • The Doctor's Corner: Demystifying bioidentical hormones

    Editor's note: This is the last in a three-part series on menopausal hormones. * Put simply, bioidentical is a marketing term, first introduced into contemporary parlance by celebrities endorsing products. The medical community has embraced this...
  • Tips for hydration during summer heat

    Tips for hydration during summer heat
    With the extreme heat, and even in less extreme temperatures, those who spend any time outside must stay properly hydrated. Some drinks are better than others, and some people need more fluids than others, says Dr. Marc I. Leavey, an internist at Mercy...
  • Menopause Map: New Road to Relief?

    Menopause Map: New Road to Relief?
    Diane doesn't want us to use her last name for this story--so it goes when it comes to menopause. "There is this impression that it means you're old and used and all dried up and nobody wants that connation," Diane said with a laugh. She’s 52 is...
  • July 31: Midday Fix - Diet and Exercise

    July 31: Midday Fix - Diet and Exercise
    Downsize Fitness 220 North Aberdeen Street, 2-N Chicago www.downsizefitness.com/ Six Additions to Your Diet Dark Leafy Greens Think kale, spinach, broccoli, etc. Contain calcium, magnesium, iron, potassium, phosphorous and zinc, as well as vitamins A,...
  • Graduates cooking up new ways to utilize degrees in dietetics

    Graduates cooking up new ways to utilize degrees in dietetics
    Dietitians were once found mainly in hospitals and health care facilities treating patients with diabetes or kidney issues. While those needs still exist, healthy eating, overcoming the obesity epidemic, quality school lunches and bio-engineered foods...