| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:58 PM
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There are things that everyone can do to delay the effects of aging on the musculoskeletal system. The message from Riverside physiatrist Renee Moss, MD, as part of a breakfast lecture series tied to the "Bodies...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:22 PM
The late Art Linkletter wrote a book titled "Growing Old Isn't for Sissies."
Well, the Susi Q Senior Center isn't for sissies either. Programs are designed to challenge participants to stretch themselves mentally and physically.
On Tuesday morning...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:06 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I need more options to protect my vision. I take prescription eye drops, but I'm steadily declining. — R.J., Decatur, Ill.
Dear R.J.: I'm sorry to hear that. I'm always researching ways to protect eyesight because it is so...
| Apr 21, 2013
After discovering that a promising new drug caused multiple types of cancer in lab animals, the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline stopped developing the compound.
But the failed experimental drug, called GW501516, is making a comeback in another...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Dear Pharmacist: I have neck pain, sciatica and headaches. I've tried prednisone, Celebrex, Ibuprofen, Vicodin, physical therapy, chiropractors, massage, reiki, acupuncture, prayer work, laser and two surgeries on my neck. Nothing helps. Please, any...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 5:34 AM
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Fifty-five hospitals in 21 states have agreed to pay $34 million to the U.S. government to settle allegations that they used more expensive inpatient procedures rather than outpatient spinal surgeries to get bigger payments from...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:21 AM
It’s a lesson many learned early in life: Drink your milk to build strong, healthy bones. Moms and dads recognize the importance of milk, which is rich in calcium and other nutrients, in their growing kids’ diet. Unfortunately, that message...
| May 29, 2013
| 2:30 AM
IMPLANTABLE DEFIBRILLATORS: SIMPLE FIX MAY SAVE LIVES
An implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) can be a lifesaving device in someone with a tendency to develop dangerous heart rhythms. An ICD detects the onset of an irregular and potentially fatal...
| May 30, 2013
| 2:32 PM
This is the second of two articles updating women of all ages on the use of hormones.
I had to bite my tongue while sitting at Zinc Cafe & Market in Laguna Beach (one of my favorite places) the other day. Two beautiful young women who looked to be...
| May 21, 2013
| 8:43 AM
This is the first of a two-part series updating women of all ages on the use of hormones.
It is a pleasure to be back putting pencil to paper with good news for women going through "the change."
A Global Consensus Statement, hot off the press in the...
| May 18, 2013
What is gluten?
Gluten is a protein that is found in certain grains, including wheat, barley and rye and triticale (a cross between wheat and rye).
What problems prompt people to avoid gluten?
Gluten causes inflammation of the small intestine in...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Can you add years to your life by making smarter food choices? Yes! There are many variables involved in how long you live, but by following a healthy lifestyle, staying active and eating a nutrient-packed diet, you can help slow the aging process and...