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  • Hampton man celebrates 5-year survival of cancer

    Hampton man celebrates 5-year survival of cancer
    When Floyd Walker, now 62, was diagnosed with prostate cancer five years ago, his treatment choices were limited, both by his health history and available therapies in the area. After checking out local options, he took matters into his own hands and...
  • Growing bitter melon: Tricks to an unusual treat

    Growing bitter melon: Tricks to an unusual treat
    In the Long Beach community of Carmelitos, Richie Huang’s gardener father has positioned little protective paper hats over the ripening bitter melon. Even though this is a sun-loving tropical vine that grows like a vigorous cucumber and is a...
  • What the heat really does to your body

    What the heat really does to your body
    People can sometimes look healthier in hot weather when their skin 'glows'. That's because the blood vessels dilate and the heart pumps more blood to the skin to cool it. The more blood is pumped to the skin, the more heat we can get rid of, rather like...
  • Bespoke bubbles

    Bespoke bubbles
    The popularity of the gin and tonic hasn't changed much in recent decades, but what's inside the glass sure has. The craft distilling movement has meant great things for inventive, locally produced gin — now it's tonic's turn. In recent months,...
  • Complementing end-of-life care

     Complementing end-of-life care
    Of the countless painful decisions surrounding a loved one's end-of-life care, among the trickiest is how to provide physical comfort in a way that also provides a dignified ending. "For end of life, the opioids are very important for pain management,...
  • Chicago shops for the eco-conscious

    Chicago shops for the eco-conscious
    Let’s face it: when it comes to going green, a lot of us are, well, a little green—especially with regards to shopping. Manufacturers say one thing, but oftentimes they do another. “The abundance of green-washing is tragic,” says...
  • Some skin whitening creams contain toxic mercury, testing finds

    Some skin whitening creams contain toxic mercury, testing finds
    Some creams promising to lighten skin, eliminate age spots and zap freckles contain high levels of mercury, a toxic metal that can cause severe health problems, a Tribune investigation has found. The newspaper sent 50 skin-lightening creams to a...
  • Suspicious substance triggers evacuation of San Jose post office

     
    A U.S. Post Office in downtown San Jose was evacuated Tuesday when two employees started feeling sick after discovering a suspicious substance....
  • Video premiere: Gonjasufi roams downtown L.A. in the 'The Blame'

     
    Gonjasufi premieres his new video for "The Blame" on Pop & Hiss....
  • Herbal Remedies Help Body Heal

     
    By Susan J. WhiteNorthShore University HealthSystem As integrative or complementary medical practices continue to increase in popularity, more and more people are looking to herbal …...
  • Sales of Salvia Surge In Light of Miley Cyrus Video

    Sales of Salvia Surge In Light of Miley Cyrus Video
    Most of us have seen or heard about that controversial video former Hannah Montana star, Miley Cyrus taking hits from a bong filled with salvia, an herbal drug that's legal in most states, but now raising concerns by lawmakers and parents alike. Since...
  • An ancient remedy to fight chemotherapy side-effects?

    An ancient remedy to fight chemotherapy side-effects?
    Yale researchers have developed a medication based on a Chinese herbal recipe more than 1,800 years old to counteract the adverse effects of chemotherapy. The medicine, called PHY906, would relieve the gastrointestinal side effects of a common...