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  • Supplements lack science, safety proof

    Supplements lack science, safety proof
    "Lost your essence after excessive lovemaking?" BioRay said it has a supplement for you. Autism? Allergies? Liver problems? BioRay said it can help. In fact, the supplement company established by Timothy and Stephanie Ray said it has products for just...
  • Online Dish: Forget Lorena Bobbit! Wife Chops Off Hubby's Penis, Tosses in Garbage Disposal

    Online Dish: Forget Lorena Bobbit!  Wife Chops Off Hubby's Penis, Tosses in Garbage Disposal
    Catherine Becker, 48, is in the joint, accused of chopping off her estranged hubby's penis and tossing it in the garbage disposal. Becker started the master plan by lacing her husband's food with an unknown drug or poison, not feeling well, he went to...
  • How to stop persistent anal itching

    How to stop persistent anal itching
    Q: What's the best treatment to relieve anal itching? A: Anal itching is common and can be intense. Doctors call it pruritus ani. Usually there is no specific medical cause. Itching arises because the anus is a very sensitive area and a dirty area....
  • Fmr Seattle Police Chief Kerlikowske Collapses

    Fmr Seattle Police Chief Kerlikowske Collapses
    The White House 'Drug Czar' and former Seattle Police Chief, Gil Kerlikowske, collapsed twice while in Boston Tuesday. According to The Boston Globe, Kerlikowske fainted about 2 p.m. while talking to law students at Harvard. He was taken to Massachusetts...
  • Proton therapy is fulfilling its promise

    The best-kept secret in cancer treatment is gaining widespread attention in part from local news at Hampton University. When the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute officially opened in October, it put proton therapy on the map not only in...
  • Magazine ranks UCSD hospital best in county

    Magazine ranks UCSD hospital best in county
    SAN DIEGO -- UC San Diego Medical Center was ranked as the best hospital in San Diego County and fifth best in California by U.S. News & World Report, which released its annual medical center rankings Tuesday. The Hillcrest hospital ranked high in...
  • Meditation apps let the peace flow through the phone

    Meditation apps let the peace flow through the phone
    When it's time to meditate, sit comfortably, focus your attention … and reach for your smartphone? More and more people are doing just that, ifApple's iPhoneApp Store is any indication — a search for "meditation" results in more than 1,000...
  • Seeking the right recipe for food labels

    Seeking the right recipe for food labels
    You can give people all sorts of useful information, but that doesn't mean they'll use it. Case in point: the Nutrition Facts panels inscribed on nearly every can, box, jug, carton and plastic wrapper in which food has been sold since 1994. These small,...
  • Mom's caffeine not linked to infant sleep problems: study

    Mom's caffeine not linked to infant sleep problems: study
    (Reuters) - A baby's sleep may not suffer just because its mother likes a daily cup or two of coffee, according to a Brazilian study based on nearly 900 new mothers. Studies over the years have come to mixed conclusions on whether caffeine during...
  • What is a fatty liver?

    What is a fatty liver?
    It's not enough that we simply have to worry about the fat that's increasingly growing around our bellies. Americans should also be concerned about the fat that they can't see: the stuff that's filling up their livers, more commonly known as Nonalcoholic...
  • Many kids exposed to smoke despite parents' claims

    Many kids exposed to smoke despite parents' claims
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than half of kids who were part of a new study from California tested positive for secondhand smoke exposure -- despite only a handful of their parents admitting to lighting up. Parents may think kids are only exposed...
  • Care for babies with food allergies lagging: study

    Care for babies with food allergies lagging: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Babies with life-threatening allergic reactions to milk or egg often don't get prompt treatment, despite their caretakers having been given medicine to counter the attacks, a new government-funded study shows. Researchers...