| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:42 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with chronic dry mouth related to cancer treatment reported some improvement in symptoms like sticky saliva and dry lips after eight weeks of group acupuncture, in a new study from the UK.
It's not clear how much of...
| May 2, 2012
I take just five pills a day now.
This is down from the handfuls I used to take back when I was a health junkie.
I don't think I was a hypochondriac, but then I may have been taking a pill for that.
Mostly I was into supplements and vitamins. I don't...
| May 16, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Q: I've heard that the HPV vaccine is now being recommended for boys. Why? Does my 12-year-old son really need this?
A: Yes, the quadrivalent HPV4 (brand name Gardasil) vaccine is now routinely recommended for all boys 11 to 12 years of age. It is a good...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:59 PM
According to the Centers For Disease Control, almost 20 percent of the adults in the United States are regular cigarette smokers. That's approximately 45 million people.
In fact, cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the country....
| Sep 1, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Stray cats have been turning up dead, baffling an Elmhurst man, who's been caring for them for years.
"There used to be 12 or 13, now there are nine sometimes three," according to David Taylor, Vice President of Yoga Gupta Ashram.
The feline caretaker...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 12:15 AM
“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”
That old English proverb was a recurring theme at least week’s Republican National Convention, where ideological leadership was...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Seniors with questions and concerns about their teeth will be able to get free answers through a new program from the Baltimore City Health Department.
Called “My Smile,” the program targets low-income seniors who are in need of dental...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 9:08 AM
We've all experienced a 'not-so-pleaseant' trip to the dentist. One New Zealand lady, however, is half the patient she was before she went into the University of Otago Dental Hospital, and is now in serious need of a dental do-over.
It seems some butter-...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 11:20 AM
Suso Latino Basket
534 Middle Turnpike East, Manchester, (860) 281-2911
View Suso Latino Basket's restaurant page on CT.com Places
You could easily overlook Suso Latino Basket, a new pan-Latin restaurant in Manchester.
That would be a shame. I'm...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Pop quiz: How often should you floss?
If you think twice a week sounds about right, you're like most Americans surveyed in the American Dental Association's first oral health quiz. And you'd be wrong, as they were, about that and many other dental...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 12:06 PM
Over the past decade, Maryland has gradually raised its tax on cigarettes to the current $2 per pack, and the results have been striking. Fewer people smoke cigarettes today than before the tax was implemented, and that's particularly true among high...