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The Push and Pull of What's Sep. 21, 2018

C Force

Turmeric, as most folks may know, is a yellow root of ancient origin. Derived from a plant similar t... Read More

New Recommendations for Fighting Obesity Sep. 21, 2018

Nutrition News

OK, we have to get serious about obesity. More than 35 percent of men and 40 percent of women in the... Read More

Night Gout Sep. 19, 2018


Gout is a common, but complex, form of arthritis. It occurs when urate crystals (derived from uric a... Read More

Yes, You Can Buy Happiness! Spend Time, Not Money Sep. 18, 2018

Energy Express

Americans are known around the world for eating too much, but when it comes to time, we are starving... Read More

It's A Disease, Not a Sentence Sep. 16, 2018

Tales From the Front

Dear Cheryl: I have epilepsy, which has made my life difficult, both medically and financially. When... Read More

Eggs in Favor Sep. 14, 2018

Nutrition News

There seems to be an ongoing love-hate relationship with eggs. Are they good for you? (That's a defi... Read More

I Heart Female Docs Sep. 12, 2018


Heart disease is an equal opportunity killer. It's the No. 1 cause of death for both men and women. ... Read More

Getting Yoga's Benefits Without Saying the Word Sep. 10, 2018

Daily Editorials

Let's stipulate from the start that yoga is, as Merriam-Webster states, "A Hindu theistic philosophy... Read More

Sugar Busters Sep. 07, 2018

Nutrition News

Myths abound concerning sugar. Does it feed cancer? Is sugar addictive? Are natural sugars better th... Read More

You Have School Lunches Covered -- But What About You? Sep. 07, 2018

After-Work Gourmet

As a new school year begins, many parents become scholars on the subject of lunch. That often means ... Read More

Old but Gold Advice for Keeping Your Cool Sep. 05, 2018


For much of the country, it has been a brutal summer, heatwise, with daily max records routinely bro... Read More

Heart Healthy Diet Aug. 31, 2018

Nutrition News

If you're looking for a road map to a healthy diet, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans are a great... Read More

Immigrants and Disease Aug. 29, 2018

Walter E. Williams

The Immigration and Nationality Act mandates that all immigrants and refugees undergo a medical scre... Read More

Spurred of Mouth Aug. 29, 2018


Ever notice how wounds in the mouth heal faster than similar injuries on skin? Some scientists recru... Read More

Surprise! Our Jobs Make Us Fat! 6 Ways to Wake Up at Work Aug. 28, 2018

Energy Express

Why are Americans gaining so much weight? If we were beach balls, two- thirds of us would have explo... Read More

The Truth About Beef Aug. 10, 2018

Nutrition News

Chances are you've heard mixed messages about beef. Beef is full of saturated fat, so you shouldn't ... Read More

'Free' Health Care Would Cost Trillions Aug. 03, 2018

Daily Editorials

"This grossly misleading and biased report," Sen. Sanders said, "is the Koch brothers' response to t... Read More

Rekindling the Spark Jul. 23, 2018

Dear Doug

Q: As of this year, my husband and I have been together for 30 years. When we married, we were enthu... Read More

Funny, We Don't Worry About Mad Romaine Disease Jun. 28, 2018

Froma Harrop

Come July Fourth, millions of Americans will toss burgers on the grill without a second thought. It ... Read More

Can a Broken Heart Kill You? Jun. 22, 2018

Positive Aging

I had never heard of what is officially labeled "Broken heart syndrome" until a friend of mine colla... Read More