| Jun 18, 2010
| 4:36 PM
Should he stay or should he go? Even Republicans furious at Rep. Joe Barton for his apology to BP: Public relations liability Barton is a nightmare for the GOP. Unless the top Republican on the Energy and Commerce Committee is removed from his starring...
| Jul 2, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Early Friday, my friend and colleague Mary Schmich posted to her Facebook page, âThis morning Mary Ellen Findlay Schmich left the world she loved so much.â Mrs. Schmich, 87, whose wit, warmth and passion were well known to Tribune readers......
| Oct 18, 2010
| 9:13 PM
At drug company-sponsored seminars, Illinois doctors are speaking about dozens of commonly prescribed medications that help millions of patients. But questions have been raised about some of the drugs:
•Atypical antipsychotics such as Zyprexa (...
| Apr 22, 2010
Let's see ... there's Sasquatch, Area 51, the Loch Ness Monster, unicorns, male menopause, the free lunch, leprechauns ... hold it! Back up a bit ... male menopause? OK, before we kick Bigfoot to the curb, let's take a closer look at what many health...
| Apr 11, 2010
It's a subject that few talk about. Low sexual desire in women is a problem that historically has been swept under the rug. That's changing now with a major clinical trial of a pill designed to give women's libido a boost. Though it's easily dubbed...
| May 12, 2010
Remember when the main advice you needed to get through the day was "Don't trust anyone over 30?" Clearly, life is much more nuanced now.
That goes for the way we feel about our appearances too. For women, life in the 50s, 60s and beyond can be immensely...
| Jul 2, 2010
Dear Pharmacist: I bought your "Drug Muggers" book and learned that coffee is stealing iron from my body. I've had chronic fatigue for years, and now that I'm supplementing with the iron, I'm feeling MUCH better, so thank you! I'm not giving up coffee...
| Jun 20, 2010
Father's Day wouldn't be complete without some just for Dad news. This story will make some men think twice about their health. Women are not the only ones who suffer from menopause - so can guys.
39 News did some research about male menopause and its...
| Jun 28, 2010
26- year old Leslie Ayers is years away from menopause--but exactly how many years is the question. Now Iranian researchers believe they can predict when a woman will enter menopause.
Scientists sampled the blood of 266 women between the ages of 20 and...
| Jun 28, 2010
| 4:48 PM
LONDON -- Menopause can be predicted with a simple blood test, according to fertility experts from at Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in Tehran, Iran.
In research to be presented on Monday at a European fertility conference in Rome,...
| 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...
| Mar 16, 2011
Q: Lately, I've been having a great deal of pain in my breasts. It's not time for my period and I know I'm not pregnant. Those are the only times I've ever had pain like this before. I went for my well-woman checkup about 8 months ago and got a...