| Mar 23, 2011
| 12:49 PM
Q I have seen some questions in your column regarding bad breath. I'd like to share my personal experience. I used to have bad breath and had seen my dentist and my doctor about it, but found no solution until I discovered that my lactose intolerance...
| May 5, 2012
Most of us are too plump and are overly fond of snacks, fast food — and food in general. So why did two lean young women who dine on smoothies and organic fruits and vegetables (how unimpeachable does that sound) seek help cleaning up their act?...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 11:37 AM
Q: I've read several suggestions for hot flashes. My chiropractor recommended a vegetarian supplement derived from rhapontic rhubarb. After the first month of taking it, my hot flashes decreased in severity, and shortly after that they disappeared...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Congratulations! You've decided to start working out. Now you need to decide where to go. There is a health club out there for you. The trick is picking one that serves your needs, because when it comes to health and fitness, one size definitely doesn't...
| May 2, 2012
| 6:37 PM
Like other 50-year-olds, Jackie Joyner-Kersee aches a bit the day after a vigorous workout. And she's noticed that her vision isn't what it once was.
But Joyner-Kersee, who still holds the world record in the women's heptathlon, isn't pining for her...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 1:26 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who spend a lot of time exercising or eat a heart-healthy diet appear to reach menopause earlier, a new Japanese study shows.
While that doesn't prove work-outs and healthy foods are directly responsible, researchers say...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 4:23 PM
When wintertime comes around, questions about getting enough vitamin D often arise. Since the primary source of vitamin D is the sun, it's a legitimate concern as we work through the short and cold days of the season. But new research is coming that...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Calling all breast-feeding moms in Central Florida: Are you looking for others with similar experiences? Dozens of moms are expected to gather at local breast-feeding events in Winter Garden and Sanford on Friday and Saturday for The Big Latch-On, a...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 8:58 AM
Osteoporosis is a disorder of the bone characterized by low bone density and low quality that leads to increase risk of fractures.
Carl Gibson, an endocrinologist with Riverside's Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Center, has this advice....
| Jun 15, 2011
| 7:19 AM
Magnesium deficiency is an important factor in the results obtained from vitamin D. According to Dr. Carolyn Dean, MD, ND, medical director of the nonprofit Nutritional Magnesium Association (http://www.nutritionalmagnesium.org), the effectiveness and...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 5:59 PM
Current events discussion
A Current Events Discussion Group meets every Tuesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Susi Q Senior Center, 380 Third St., Laguna Beach. The group consists of about 10 to 15 people who bring in a news article to...
| May 21, 2012
| 5:25 AM
Coffee drinkers, rejoice! Research shows that we don’t need to feel guilty about our daily habit, and actually, sipping coffee regularly can provide us with a wide range of health benefits!
Coffee may help you live longer
A study released last...