| Jan 13, 2012
| 11:15 AM
It's synonymous with comfort.
Chicken noodle soup can warm you up on cold winter days, and many believe it also provides relief from the common cold.
So when it's made from scratch and has been a menu staple for years, no wonder the recipe has a...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 6:29 PM
Right now a Roanoke man is very happy to be home. He spent the last six days inside LewisGale hospital after being diagnosed with meningitis.
Sherrill returned home from the hospital Tuesday night.
"It's been real tough especially being away from...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 6:32 AM
PETOSKEY — With the first cases of influenza of the season confirmed in Michigan, health officials are urging many to get vaccinated and for everyone to be sure and wash your hands regularly to avoid the virus.
While influenza A and B viruses have...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 2:13 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An arsenal of hand sanitizers, hygiene education and good old-fashioned soap failed to prevent asthma attacks among school children in one Alabama county.
For children with asthma, the common cold is the top trigger of symptom...
| May 22, 2012
| 2:05 PM
The claim: The Oreck Halo vacuum and the Oreck ProShield Plus air cleaner can reduce the risk of flu and other illnesses. An infomercial claimed, “The Oreck Halo has killed up to 99.9 percent of bacteria exposed to its light in one second or less,&...
| Nov 13, 2012
Flu season is here--and it's always one of the most Googled health conditions--and for good reason.
According to the CDC--the flu kills between 3,000 and 49,000 people every year--those are scary numbers.
Dr. Hania Alaidroos of Arbor Green Family...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 11:00 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The desire to cough after inhaling the spicy substance in chili peppers can be soothed by a placebo, suggesting that coughing can be controlled by more sophisticated thought centers in the brain, according to a small new study....
| Jun 29, 2012
“The Obama White House is twice as bad as the Nixon White House ever was at cover-ups. Everything that gets done, President Obama wants to cover it up, and then he tries to turn around and blame it on somebody else. He’s the biggest con artist...
| Jan 27, 2012
Small business program boosts research, new technology
To the editor:
The legislative compromise on a short-term payroll tax extension dominated headlines in late December, but few journalists heralded a provision that was included in the bill that...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 2:15 PM
"It's a cold," Dr. Babin would say in his thick Romanian accent. "They'll feel better in a week and a half or 10 days."
I guess the redundant axiom was the pediatrician's droll attempt to humor my mom. She'd receive the words from a healthy distance...
| Sep 21, 2012
It's time to get your flu shot. Or is it?
The answer to that question depends on whom you ask.
The sign in the pharmacy window might suggest flu season is already here, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging everyone at least 6...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 1:04 PM
LONDON (AP) - Global health officials are closely following a new respiratory virus related to SARS that is believed to have killed at least one person in Saudi Arabia and left another person in critical condition in Britain.
The germ is a...