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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...
Dear Pharmacist: I've got a cold. Should I start taking echinacea, and will it help me with the sneezing? —A.T., Sanibel Dear A.T.: It's the season for the common cold, with more than 1 billion cases in the United States each year. Sneezing is...
When a young child comes down with a cold — congestion, a scratchy sore throat and runny nose, maybe with greenish goo — many parents head straight for the drugstore for a bottle of children's cold medicine. Don't bother. It's worth it...
Leon Wittman tweaked his shoulder in 1994 while attempting to keep his basement from flooding during a thunderstorm by scooping water out of a window well with a bucket. His left arm began to ache. He realized about a year later that he rarely used it...
firstname.lastname@example.orgIn August, I realized that I hadn’t been sick since December. I was due. Then school started and the germ exchange began. Since then, I’ve only been well a couple of days. Four different bugs have attacked, and only a day or two between...
Concern over salmonella contamination has prompted a Chicago-area firm to recall nearly 40,000 pounds of a dietary ingredient, a move that in turn prompted several recalls of supplements containing the suspect material. U.S. Food and Drug...
Now that we're deep into the cold and flu season, it's safe to assume that germs are hiding pretty much everywhere — the keypad at the grocery store checkout, the handrail on the bus, the air around that miserable-looking co-worker. Avoiding...
Federal inspections of companies that make dietary supplements — from multivitamins and calcium chews to capsules of echinacea and bodybuilding powders — reveal serious and widespread manufacturing problems in a $28 billion industry that sells...
The recent series of articles by Trine Tsouderos in the Los Angeles Times misrepresents the scientific contributions and future research agenda of the National Institutes of Health and its National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine ["New...
While it might feel like summer, cold and flu season are just around the corner. Stocking up on vitamins may seem like the smart thing to do, but are your wellness methods up to date? We asked Dr. Yael Halaas, an ear, nose and throat doctor based in New...
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You've made it through the holidays, through excessive sugar and rich food, the stress of parking, shopping and spending. Then there's the office parties, drinking, more drinking, more spending, not enough time to exercise and…all of the above...
WGN NewsDr. Michael Pitt Children's Memorial Hospital Contrary to what we may often feel, the viruses that cause common colds don't have calendars. From a physiologic standpoint a cold is a cold is a cold. They are going to cause the same symptoms regardless...
Tags: Physical Conditions, WGN, Allergies, Throat, Placebo
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