| Jan 30, 2013
Apparently your tongue speaks volumes about your health without you saying a word. And this is why Lisa Lau, a Chicago herbalist, recently had me saying "Ahhhh."
But that was as far as the examination went with Lau, whose clients call her "Dr. Lisa."...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Just like fashion, foods have trends, especially when it comes to the promotion of good health.
This is strange because we usually think of food being just food, nothing too special. However, our society has recently been on a health watch, and foods...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Going to the grocery store as a fitness expert can be a high-pressure situation. When I see someone I know, or who recognizes me from my column or TV appearance, I feel like I'm having my entire grocery cart inspected for any little ah-ha's I can be...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - “Mom, I'm going to have an orange,” my teenage daughter noted as she passed by me on her way to the kitchen sink.
“That's good. There's a plastic orange peeler in the drawer,” I said.
I was pleased that she knew she should wash her hands...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 11:15 AM
When the Girl Scouts come a-knocking, asking Americans to give up their New Year's resolutions for some tasty cookies, there'll be a new treat on the list: Mango Cremes.
But the Oreo-esque, tropical-inspired mini-sandwiches aren't just noticeable for...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 3:33 PM
GOSHEN – Sue Schrock’s personal and religious beliefs are strong.
“They are biblical and they are God-led and they are who I am,” she said.
Ultimately, those beliefs that she should be able to control what goes into her own...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I have your "Diabetes Without Drugs" book and it has helped me, but I'm still on two of the original five medications for this condition. Which nutrients should I take with my medicine? — B.B., Micanopy, Fla.
Dear B.B.: For my new...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 1:50 PM
A veteran Chicago police detective has been relieved of police powers after she was charged with misdemeanor theft for trying to take about $200 worth of vitamins from a Lake View grocery on Friday afternoon, according to police and law enforcement...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Finding the right gift can be a challenge. In today's world many of us have what we need, and what we want is many times out of the price range for those giving. For those hard to buy for, a gift of wellness might be a consideration.
A gift of...
| Jan 2, 2013
Dear Readers: Here are 2012's interesting items — prescription (Rx) and OTC (over the counter) — approved by the Food and Drug Administration. — Love, Suzy
Stendra (Avanafil) tablets, Rx: Used for erectile dysfunction. Stendra.com...
| Jan 19, 2012
ORLANDO, FLA. -- These reader questions were answered by experts attending the North American Veterinary Conference here Jan.14-18.
Q: We adopted a kitten from a shelter, and at only 7 months she already weighs 14 pounds. We feed her a half a can of...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 8:15 AM
A Sacramento high school teacher is on paid administrative leave after Sacramento police arrested him on a drug charge.
Sacramento police confirm, officers arrested 34 year old Devin Kelish, an English teacher at Luther Burbank High, for illegal drug...