| Apr 27, 2011
| 3:08 PM
As the youngest child in a family with eight children, Letty Guerra never dreamed of high finance or corporate careers. Instead, sheset her sights on becoming a loving mom with a large family of her own. Little did she know that fulfilling her simple...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 1:30 PM
Tips for looking great on Valentine's Day:
You can get Youngblood eyeshadows at Skin1, Inc. 680 N. Lake Shore Dr. Suite 101 Chicago IL 60611 or call 312-654-1800, just ask for Ting Liu or go online www.skin-one.com
De-stress. Take a...
| Jul 5, 2011
Rising temps can trigger a handful of health hassles. SHAPE Magazine's Bahar Takhtehchian was here with some strategies to nip them in the bud.
A Throbbing Head Your headache risk jumps 8% each time the temperature climbs nine degrees because it makes...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 7:37 AM
When it comes to skin, hair and makeup, beauty experts say there are things we can do to take 10 years off our look, and things that we can do that can make us look much older than our actual age.
First, let’s start with the skin. Whenever I...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 12:17 PM
Q: My wife is always telling me not to eat so many Brazil nuts. The past 10 days, I have eaten more than usual, up to six a day. I probably ate at least 40 nuts total. I estimate that batch contained up to 6 mg of selenium, which is way too much.
| Sep 9, 2011
| 7:51 AM
After several years of success in the Traverse City market, Creation Pharm has opened an all new location in Charlevoix.
Based in the Frankfort area, Creation Pharm has a long history of producing natural herbal products for skin care and aroma therapy....
| Sep 21, 2011
| 1:51 PM
Q: I've been on simvastatin (80 milligrams) for several years. I've had serious problems with leg cramps, and now my tendons are affected from my toes to my knees. Could the medication be responsible?
A: The Food and Drug Administration has just issued a...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 6:46 PM
| Jan 4, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Q: My doctor always washes his hands before an exam, but he never seems to wipe down his stethoscope. This makes me nervous, but perhaps I am being silly. Should I ask about the stethoscope next time?
A: Stethoscopes can carry all sorts of nasty bacteria...
| Jul 24, 2011
Imagine having the fountain of youth as close at hand as the bathroom. We're not there yet — but there's a burgeoning number of at-home, high-tech beauty gadgets that claim to smooth wrinkles, whiten teeth and remove hair without the need to...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Q: After dancing up a storm in high heels at a very fun wedding reception, I awoke with a terrible leg cramp in my calf. It was so intense I could barely move.
After trying to grab my toe to stretch out my leg with no relief, I hobbled to the kitchen for...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 8:51 AM
A dab of toothpaste has long been a favorite home remedy for clearing up pimples. But could it also cause them?
Despite suspicions from some zit-stricken folks seeking answers on online advice forums, dermatologists say there's no reason to blame...