| Aug 10, 2012
| 8:25 AM
Plantation resident Anna Tunnicliffe competed in women's match racing for Team USA at the Olympics this summer. She won gold at the 2008 Olympics in a different class of sailing.
Since devoting herself to boats professionally, she has been two-time World...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 9:11 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Genetically modified rice could be a good source of vitamin A for children in countries where deficiency in the vitamin is common, a new study suggests.
The study tested so-called Golden Rice against both spinach and...
| Apr 24, 2012
Oleg Prudius (aka Vladimir Kozlov) has been a professional wrestler with World Wrestling Entertainment and Japan's Inoki Genome Federation, where he competes several weeks each year. After immigrating from the Soviet Ukraine, he played college football...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Fifty-percent of Americans take vitamins and supplements, according to government
surveys. Some have proven benefits.
Calcium combined with vitamin D is known to benefit bones, and it’s among the
supplements worth considering, according to Consumer...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 2:30 AM
Some foods and ingredients, like trans fats and sugary beverages, have few redeeming qualities, while others--fish, fruits, and veggies--are true winners.
"We really need to talk about good food," said Walter Willett, Dr. P.H., M.D., Nutrition Chair,...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 2:06 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people conscious about their heart health, a new study suggests it may be best to eat fish instead of taking individual omega-3 fatty acids in supplement form.
After reviewing information on the habits and fatty-acid blood...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 1:29 PM
Q I am searching for a way to remove underarm odor from clothes. I tried diluted vinegar, but it did not work at all. Is there anything else?
A Several years ago, we heard from a person who used to work for the wardrobe department in a theater. Some...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 4:59 PM
In a finding suggesting powerful psychiatric benefits for a component of fish oil, a study published Wednesday has linked military suicides to low levels of docosahexaenoic acid and found that service personnel with higher levels of DHA in their blood...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 10:57 AM
Keeping a vibrant level of energy throughout the day is a goal of many and a luxury of few. Fatigue is by far the most common complaint in medical practice. ï»¿Here are a few tips to keep your mind sharp and your body pulsating with energy, based on...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 10:57 AM
I started my day with a fuzzy headâthe kind of fuzzy head that people generally get when they are hung over. Except Iâm not hung over. I just didnât sleep well last night. I had a ton of writing I wanted to get done, and my fuzzy head wasn...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 4:33 PM
While there have been many studies suggesting that people who eat more fish have less heart disease, there are few prospective trials testing this theory …...
| May 2, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Over the weekend, I was chatting with a group of writers at a writer's conference. The topic of conversation was Xanax, an anti-anxiety medicine, and how many of them had packed it in their suitcases. The writers told me that Xanax was their secret weapon...