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During the holiday season -- or any time, really -- solid sleep can be a real gift. The not-so-sound sleepers on your shopping list would undoubtedly appreciate anything that would help them get some needed rest. You can't exactly gift-wrap warm milk and...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesFor millions of people, the quietest room is never quiet enough. Even when surrounded by silence, they can hear a ringing or buzzing in their ears that drives them to distraction. The sound is called tinnitus, and sufferers — often people with...
It's frighteningly easy to drop a couple of hundred dollars on a holiday present. If you're considering spending big money on a health-related gift, you'll want to make sure that it will do something besides take up space in the gift bag. Unfortunately,...
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Money & CompanyHere's your do-the-fandango Friday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- If you're traveling for the holidays, it's likely your airfare is a little cheaper than it would have been last year. Our friends at Priceline, the online......
Special to The TimesCould you review red yeast rice? I've started taking it in an attempt to lower my cholesterol and stay off statins. Diana Sherman Oaks The products: Lowly fungi have an amazing ability to create compounds that have strong effects on humans (alcohol,...
Special to The TimesIt's a jolly time of year for companies selling health products. The credit cards are flying, wishful thinking hits an annual high, and shopper skepticism doesn't come easy. But many gadgets or supplements have all of the health-enhancing power of a...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterOn Cinco de Mayo in 1945, thousands of people gathered to dedicate the Casa del Mexicano, a community center that served as a sentinel of Mexican culture in Los Angeles. In the 1950s, after the center moved west to Boyle Heights, stars from as far away...
If you're looking for extra protection against swine flu, remember that not all health products live up to their ad copy. The Healthy Skeptic investigated four products that supposedly ward off the flu. The short story: We haven't really come all that far...
Special to The TimesWe are drowning today in medical information — and, by and large, that's a wonderful thing. Only a few decades ago, it was considered radical when a bunch of Boston feminists dug out the kind of information we feel entitled to today and published...
Associated PressWASHINGTON - Federal health officials on Friday approved a new type of morning-after contraceptive that works longer than the current leading drug on the market. The pill ella from HRA Pharma reduces the chance of pregnancy up to five days after sex....
McClatchy Tribune NewsIt's a good year to be a germophobe. Hand sanitizers are everywhere. Obsessive hand-washing is socially acceptable. And the threat of the H1N1 flu has led to a slew of new products designed to keep germs at bay. No doubt, fighting the flu is a messy...
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The Fitness Center - Orlando SentinelBefore Mike âThe Situationâ Sorrentino of âJersey Shoreâ was MTVâs go-to guy for abs that donât quit, that title was held by Eric Nies of âThe Real World New Yorkâ and âThe Grindâ fame. Eric...
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