| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:06 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I need more options to protect my vision. I take prescription eye drops, but I'm steadily declining. — R.J., Decatur, Ill.
Dear R.J.: I'm sorry to hear that. I'm always researching ways to protect eyesight because it is so...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Whether you're looking for a quick snack for yourself or your hungry kids after school, these veggie pizza crisps are a delicious and easy snack all are sure to enjoy! Ingredients include:
- 1 zucchini, sliced
- 12 cherry tomatoes, sliced
- 1/2 cup...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I have trouble with prescribed sleeping pills. They make me do crazy things like sleep walk, eat and wake up family members in the middle of the night "just to chat." What are natural options? — A.A., Superior, Colo.
Dear A.A.: It...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Q: Is there any truth to the theory that taking 2 teaspoons of red-wine vinegar at lunch and again at dinner reduces blood sugar? Do you have any suggestions for controlling blood sugar? My doctor says I have prediabetes.
A: There is some evidence...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Packing a lunch can save money, but that’s not the only reason to do it. Involving your children in the process can help them learn about food, food safety, nutrition, health and basic kitchen skills.
Make packing lunch fun. Set aside “let&...
| Jul 28, 2013
The dietary supplement Rock-It Man was touted as a potent, all-natural solution for the symptoms of erectile dysfunction, one that promised results in just 25 minutes.
But when it was tested in a federal lab earlier this year, Rock-It Man turned out...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:58 PM
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There are things that everyone can do to delay the effects of aging on the musculoskeletal system. The message from Riverside physiatrist Renee Moss, MD, as part of a breakfast lecture series tied to the "Bodies...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Clement Tamasang and Brandon Carter both can bench press more than 400 pounds, but neither is quite sure how well they will do pulling a 10,500-pound welding truck Saturday.
The truck pull is among eight events in the Martinsburg Gold’s Gym...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:05 AM
BROOKINGS - With the recent moisture that much of South Dakota received, grass is growing and many cattle have been moved to summer pasture. With that move and change in feed, ranchers need to be aware of the nutrient requirements of their livestock and...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 9:39 AM
With an increasing number of people with vitamin D deficiency, you may be surprised to learn that experts are now questioning whether lack of sun exposure is a greater problem than too much exposure.
Humans have the ability to make up to 90 percent...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...