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  • Success, setbacks in France

    Success, setbacks in France
    Dr. Jean-Pierre Aubert considers himself not only a general practitioner but a dealer of sorts. From his second-floor office up a winding staircase in an apartment building near the Sacre-Coeur Basilica, the doctor prescribes a drug called...
  • Cold a factor in two Maryland deaths

     
    It's only October, and already state health officials are reporting two deaths in Maryland where cold weather was found to be a factor. It's fair warning that we need to be paying attention to folks in our community who may......
  • Brrrrr !! And colder tonight !

     
    That was bracing! Overnight lows ranged from around minus-8 degrees out in Garrett County, to about 11 degrees in Aberdeen. Here is a map with National Weather Service observer reports.We recorded a low of 10 degrees out on the WeatherDeck......
  • FDA warns about treatments for autism, heart disease

    FDA warns about treatments for autism, heart disease
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent warning letters to seven companies and one nutritionist who sell chemicals called chelators to treat autism, cardiovascular diseases and other conditions, informing them they are violating federal law. "These...
  • Health product claims overshoot the runway of reason

    Health product claims overshoot the runway of reason
    It's frighteningly easy to drop a couple of hundred dollars on a holiday present. If you're considering spending big money on a health-related gift, you'll want to make sure that it will do something besides take up space in the gift bag. Unfortunately,...
  • Consumer Confidential: Cheaper fares, Rolaids recall, priciest holiday presents

     
    Here's your do-the-fandango Friday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- If you're traveling for the holidays, it's likely your airfare is a little cheaper than it would have been last year. Our friends at Priceline, the online......
  • Makers say CDs induce more restful sleep

    Makers say CDs induce more restful sleep
    During the holiday season -- or any time, really -- solid sleep can be a real gift. The not-so-sound sleepers on your shopping list would undoubtedly appreciate anything that would help them get some needed rest. You can't exactly gift-wrap warm milk and...
  • Preventive Health Care Week: Busting health product myths

    Preventive Health Care Week: Busting health product myths
    An ounce of prevention ... often adds up to a pound of malarkey. Whether it's a tablet to take with alcohol to prevent a beer belly, or a chocolaty, sweetened breakfast cereal that's fortified to "support" your child's immune system, experts say most...
  • Do claims for tinnitus supplements ring true?

    Do claims for tinnitus supplements ring true?
    For millions of people, the quietest room is never quiet enough. Even when surrounded by silence, they can hear a ringing or buzzing in their ears that drives them to distraction. The sound is called tinnitus, and sufferers — often people with...
  • Statin-free supplement? Not quite

    Could you review red yeast rice? I've started taking it in an attempt to lower my cholesterol and stay off statins. Diana Sherman Oaks The products: Lowly fungi have an amazing ability to create compounds that have strong effects on humans (alcohol,...
  • Giver, beware

    It's a jolly time of year for companies selling health products. The credit cards are flying, wishful thinking hits an annual high, and shopper skepticism doesn't come easy. But many gadgets or supplements have all of the health-enhancing power of a...
  • Kid-Friendly Germ Fighters a Big Hit

    Kid-Friendly Germ Fighters a Big Hit
    It's a good year to be a germophobe. Hand sanitizers are everywhere. Obsessive hand-washing is socially acceptable. And the threat of the H1N1 flu has led to a slew of new products designed to keep germs at bay. No doubt, fighting the flu is a messy...