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  • TV not always a healthy channel for advice

    TV not always a healthy channel for advice
    Your family doctor doesn't work with a teleprompter. And there wasn't a live studio audience the last time you put on a hospital gown — thankfully. Television is great for sports, reality shows and reruns of "The Big Bang Theory," but if you're getting your health information from TV, you might not be as well-informed — or as healthy — as you could be.
  • What to look for in probiotics

    What to look for in probiotics
    If you're interested in seeing whether eating probiotic-infused foods might improve your digestive health, look for foods (or supplements) with one of many species of lactobacillus or bifidobacterium. "There are something like 400 different probiotics,...

    Probiotics: A gut-check on bacterial health

    Probiotics: A gut-check on bacterial health
    A fascinating, if disconcerting, fact: More than 100 trillion so-called good bacteria thrive in or on the human body. A sizable chunk of them maintain residence in the human digestive tract. Probiotics, live microorganisms that benefit their human host,...

    The gut and its bacteria a growing focus of research

    The gut and its bacteria a growing focus of research
    The yards of dank tubing in our midsections form a complex, amazing and absolutely pivotal foundation for human health. And the more that scientists come to appreciate this, the more they anticipate that future medical discoveries will come from the lowly...

    The Healthy Skeptic: Probiotics could help in cold and flu season

    The Healthy Skeptic: Probiotics could help in cold and flu season
    Now that we're deep into the cold and flu season, it's safe to assume that germs are hiding pretty much everywhere — the keypad at the grocery store checkout, the handrail on the bus, the air around that miserable-looking co-worker. Avoiding...