| May 15, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| May 16, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Dear Pharmacist: I've had migraine headaches for 11 years and live on triptan drugs and ibuprofen. There must be something else I can do. Please lend some sensible Suzy insight. — J.C., Tucson, Ariz.
Dear J.C.: The sensible thing for me to do is...
| May 1, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Until recently, I didn't know that I could use stem cells to help heal my bum shoulder. Perhaps that's because I don't use said shoulder for hurling baseballs or footballs at speeds approaching the sound barrier for obscene amounts of money.
I can see...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 4:28 AM
Years ago, when I was a student at Penn State, a NORML activist cornered me and tried to talk me into supporting the “legalize marijuana” cause. Keep in mind that this was many years before the state of California approved the use of medical...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 4:32 PM
An Indiana University professor of religious studies contends that beyond the widespread belief that prayer can heal, there are quantitative ways of measuring whether God is a good doctor. “Science cannot prove the existence or nonexistence of a...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 4:23 PM
The tool to prevent altitude sickness is available over the counter....
| Feb 28, 2012
| 4:12 PM
The scoring of this year's FCAT writing exam will take a couple of months, so there's plenty of time to speculate on whether Hagen Road Elementary's novel approach made a positive difference. As I reported in today's editions, the school west of Boynton...
| Dec 12, 2011
With $30 million of taxpayer money, researchers set out to conduct one of the largest studies ever of an alternative medical treatment, a controversial therapy for coronary artery disease.
The project was marred with problems from beginning to end....
| Dec 11, 2011
Thanks to a $374,000 taxpayer-funded grant, we now know that inhaling lemon and lavender scents doesn't do a lot for our ability to heal a wound. With $666,000 in federal research money, scientists examined whether distant prayer could heal AIDS. It could...
| Dec 11, 2011
Energy healers say they can detect and channel a "universal energy" and even manipulate this energy within another person.
Science has not proved that this energy exists, that anybody can detect it or manipulate it, or that it has anything to do with...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 11:37 AM
Q: I've read several suggestions for hot flashes. My chiropractor recommended a vegetarian supplement derived from rhapontic rhubarb. After the first month of taking it, my hot flashes decreased in severity, and shortly after that they disappeared...