| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Q: I read on your website about women desperate to reduce their libido. I used to suffer from the same unwelcome sexual desires. I think my sex drive was due to excess testosterone.
I fixed this problem by drinking spearmint tea in the morning and the...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Q: I am a registered nurse who works with frail elderly patients. When a caregiver told me about sugar to heal the constant skin tears we see, I thought she was nuts. But it worked far better than anything I have seen in 20 years of nursing. These...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Testosterone is powerful — in the male human body and in the American pharmacological marketplace. From 1993 to 2000, prescriptions for testosterone replacements increased fivefold, boosted by advertising campaigns that invited aging men to "talk to...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 12:50 PM
It's getting easier for Baby Boomers to hide their years.
Federal regulators for the first time have approved Botox injections to temporarily ease the appearance of crow's feet.
The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the drug, made...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Riverside's Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health in Williamsburg is seeking volunteers for the Phase 3 trial — the final stage before government approval — of a vaccine to use against a virulent bacterium that attacks the...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:44 PM
With 78 million American adults in the obese column and showing slim chances of permanently dieting their way out of it, one way of mitigating the public health disaster to come would be to unhook the wagonload of obesity-related ills -- most notably Type...
| Aug 21, 2013
About 50 percent of Americans use alternative medicine — and 10 percent use it on their children, according to Paul Offit, author of the new book, "Do You Believe in Magic? The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine." (HarperCollins).
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Molly Halper never dreamed she'd consume her baby's placenta, an organ that serves as a link between mother and fetus and is usually discarded after birth.
"My husband and I used to make jokes" about people who did that, said Halper, who lives in...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:52 PM
Q: My acupuncturist recommended the probiotic Lactobacillus GG for my recurrent depression. After a week, it seems to be making a difference. It also has helped with my intermittent nighttime reflux. Have you ever heard of probiotics for depression?
| Aug 4, 2013
For most people, attending a relative's wedding is a happy occasion. But for one Highland Park couple, seeing their son socialize and dance qualified as a once-in-a-lifetime thrill.
"Ethan was just so appropriate ... so engaged in life," said Rebecca...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 5:00 PM
You know you shouldn't have, but you did. You got sunburned. And now you're itching to know what to do about it.
Here are a few tips from Dr. Latanya Benjamin, a pediatric dermatologist at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University and an...