| Jan 4, 2011
Dr Rahul Jandial, M.D..Ph.d. Surgeon and Scientist with Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down on Medical Myths and False Health Claims of 2010 www.ktla.com/drjandial
1. A new diabetes "breakthrough" can treat or prevent diabetes with vitamins: False http://healthland....
| Jan 15, 2011
| 1:31 AM
RICHARDTON, N.D. (AP) - If June estimates stick, North Dakota farmers will have planted about 100,000 acres more of flax seed this year over 2009, and state Ag Commissioner Doug Goehring only expects to see an increase next year.
North Dakota produces...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 3:13 PM
A cardiologist, endocrinologist, psychiatrist, nurse practitioner and allergist. These five medical professionals in Burbank and Glendale may have different specialties, but they have one source of income in common — drug companies.
Since 2009, 33...
| Mar 12, 2011
"Show me the 90-year-old you want to be," exhorts Linda Long to a group of women exploring the promise of bioidentical hormone replacement therapy at her Synergy office in Chesapeake. "I don't have one."
Long and Rebecca Ryder, both board-certified...
| Aug 9, 2011
Stress, it's something we deal with on a daily basis. Some of us take it all in stride, others let it build up to the breaking point.
Our emotional condition can create harmful physical effects on our bodies, including digestive problems, ulcers,...
| Nov 7, 2011
Two years ago, Mrs. United States 2011 Shannon Ford was diagnosed with celiac disease, an intestinal disorder triggered by eating gluten. Since then, she has embraced "a paleo lifestyle" that includes eating lean meats, vegetables, fruits and nuts and...
| Sep 5, 2011
Like many people, Lisa Pliner works out to burn stress, stay healthy and look good. But as a shoe designer, exercise also provides respite from the creative process. She says she'll work on a design then take a break, letting the design "talk" to her as...
| Sep 9, 2011
Lazy Larry dietary supplements look and taste like fudge brownies. They contain some of the same ingredients, including flour, trans fats, sugar and oil. And until recently they could be found among the snack foods in convenience stores.
But the brown...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Two important decisions emerged from the recent meeting of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission that should have a positive impact on the Chesapeake Bay's striped bass (rockfish) industry. The first was a decision not to restrict the harvest of...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 1:04 PM
By Melissa Tewes
Special to The Herald-Mail
If you grew up in Maryland, seafood as part of your diet is nothing new.
Maryland is for crabs, but there are many other reasons to include seafood in your diet. Fish and seafood contain essential oils...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 9:48 AM
Blepharitis, usually identified by a sufferer's red, irritated eyelids, is becoming more common. And while doctors aren't sure why, it can be controlled with vigilance, according to Dr. Laura K. Green, residency program director of cornea, cataract and...