| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:17 PM
A judge threw out a criminal charge Tuesday against a Crofton man accused last summer of likening himself to a "joker" and threatening to blow up co-workers.
The case raised alarm in the wake of a mass shooting in Colorado but ended quietly after...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Choosing Wisely is a Philadelphia based initiative that attempts to help us chose medical care that is evidence based, free from harm, and truly necessary. According to the group, many medical tests and treatments are not needed—and it seems I...
| Apr 29, 2013
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com.
April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 6:15 PM
Q: Almost all women older than 50 are told to take calcium supplements to prevent bone loss. Hip fractures, spine fractures and other bone problems can cause a lot of pain and misery, not to mention early death. But now I am reading that calcium pills...
| Mar 6, 2013
Although some skeptics remain wary, Mary Tapia, of Mount Prospect, is convinced there are benefits to the "Paleo Diet," which promotes unprocessed foods that were the diet of hunter-gatherers during the Paleolithic era — primarily meats, fish,...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Many individuals are chronically dehydrated because they don’t regularly consume the amount of water their bodies need to function optimally. To ensure you are getting enough water, use this simple equation: (0.5 ounces x Body Weight in Pounds =...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 11:16 AM
As a daily wellness prescription for your liver, try drinking Milk Thistle tea with honey. Before enjoying, talk to your doctor about any personal contraindications you may have to supplementing with Milk Thistle.
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:30 PM
"Canned salmon: It does a body good" doesn't pack quite the same punch as that other slogan.
"Got edamame?" Not much better.
They're worth remembering though, given a growing movement away from milk. Consumption is at its lowest level in 36 years,...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:33 PM
For 15 years, Lauren Stutman sought relief from her debilitating bladder pain. She saw more than 10 doctors, many of whom would assume she had a urinary tract infection and send her away with Ciproflaxin.
But the antibiotics didn't help, because Stutman...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - I see a lot of gluten-free foods in the grocery store. Should all of us be eating gluten-free? the participant asked me. I was answering some questions after teaching a nutrition class.
That depends. If you have celiac disease, then you...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 9:25 PM
Dr. Taylor Anderson has recently opened the Northeast Chiropractic Clinic at 416 S. Dakota St., Suite 1, in Aberdeen.
A Groton native, he graduated from Groton High School in 2005 and Northern State University with a bachelor's degree in biology in...