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Chicago Tribune Staff WriterFor about $100 a month, you could have the long, thick, dark eyelashes that you've always wanted. But Latisse, a drug that can treat the new medical condition "inadequate eyelashes," also has a few unpleasant side effects. It may grow excessive hair in...
Chicago TribunePeggy Lim has a healthy respect for the sun's powerful ultraviolet rays, and on a recent shopping trip she agonized over choosing a sunscreen for her three children. "I've always heard the higher the SPF [sun protection factor] the better, until you...
Chicago TribuneStability used to be a good thing in a shoe. But the current "fitness" footwear craze takes the opposite approach: By subtly throwing your body off balance, these shoes supposedly help you lose weight and sculpt muscles. The secret is the shoe's unstable...
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House dust mites, those microscopic insects we unwittingly sleep with every night, are among the few known causes of asthma and allergic symptoms. But pesky mites alone can't explain why the prevalence of childhood allergies has risen worldwide over...
Tribune NewspapersBalance is such a fundamental part of each movement that it hurts -- sometimes literally -- when it's gone. But to strengthen our balance, especially as we age, it turns out we do need to lose it. Or at least test it a little. Kids do this naturally by...
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For Tribune newspapers"Chair disease" is an increasingly common malady in the U.S. that is almost always caused by spending too much time parked on your rear end. It's not really the chair's fault, though. The problem is that most of us sit wrong -- slouched forward with...
Chicago TribuneLike every other diet program out there, Keri Glassman's antioxidant-based "O2 Diet" promises to make you thin and beautiful. And it's easy: Just eat foods that have high antioxidant levels. But the scale used in the book to determine antioxidant...
Chicago TribuneChocolate cake is a popular home remedy for depression, but it comes with some unwelcome side effects. Sweet treats don't just pack on the pounds; they give us a sugar high that's inevitably followed by a demoralizing crash. Still, there's growing...
Tribune NewspapersRegistered dietitian Jill Weisenberger once had a client who kept a puzzling food journal. The calorie counts were all out of whack. The woman's tuna sandwich had 33 calories. An apple: 144. Turns out the woman was mistaking a food-calorie book's index...
Tribune reporterAfter Jen Matlack had a baby, the Connecticut mom went on what she called the easiest and most effective weight-loss regimen of her life. For three years she breast-fed her daughter Mae and ate whatever she wanted. Her baby weight — and more —...
Chicago TribuneReady for some live, active cultures in your chocolate? How about your breakfast cereal? Probiotics, the so-called friendly bacteria with health benefits, have broken out of the dairy case and are colonizing other areas of the supermarket. The bacteria,...
Chicago TribuneLike many runners, 14-year-old Dan Anderson felt his body disintegrating around mile 17 of the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon. But fueled by a cheering crowd, the Wisconsin teenager completed the grueling 26.2-mile race to join an elite and controversial...
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