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Dear Pharmacist: I'm concerned about my bone density because I was told I have osteopenia. Are all calcium supplements the same? Do you have other recommendations? — A.F., New York Dear A.F.: Osteopenia, or lower-than-normal bone density, is...
What can you tell me about red yeast rice? Is it really good for lowering cholesterol levels, and are there any side effects? Red yeast rice (RYR) can help in lowering cholesterol. In one study, researchers recruited people who had high cholesterol but...
Dear Pharmacist: My brother suddenly developed seizures, at age 28, with no history. I'd like to learn why he suddenly got this, since he was so healthy until then. Today, he's on six medications! — J.P., Sacramento Dear J.P.: I haven't covered...
The Hartford CourantI've been seeing an ad recently where a perky little woman is doing absolutely everything: She's coming back from working all day at an office to cook her kids a hot meal at home, then running off to load a gigantic pallet of canned goods, or maybe hair-...
Dear Pharmacist: I've had restless legs syndrome (RLS) for four years. It's keeping my husband awake, and I'm so tired during the day. My doctor is sick of me, and wants to try Horizant now, since Requip and Mirapex didn't work. Should I try? — T.N....
Guys, let's face it. Getting older sucks. We start losing our hair, our strength and our athletic performance. Plus, it it becomes more and more inappropriate to hit on 22-year-old women. While we can't do much about the latter, making sure we take...
Pet food manufactured at a Richmond, Ind., feed plant has been voluntarily recalled because of elevated vitamin D levels. The vitamin overdose could prove fatal for some guinea pigs and birds. PMI Nutrition International is recalling four varities of...
Tags: Dietary Supplements, Guinea
The Hartford CourantI take just five pills a day now. This is down from the handfuls I used to take back when I was a health junkie. I don't think I was a hypochondriac, but then I may have been taking a pill for that. Mostly I was into supplements and vitamins. I don't...
Tags: Vitamin E, Vitamin C, Vitamin Therapy, Mouth, Nobel Prize Awards
Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to become weak or even brittle. Anyone can develop osteoporosis; however, women are five times more likely — especially those who go through menopause before the age of 45 — to develop...
Tags: Osteoporosis, Healthy Diet, Allergies, Calcium, Health
Diets rich in milk and milk products help build and maintain bone mass throughout the lifecycle, which may reduce the risk of osteoporosis. The intake of dairy products is especially important to bone health during childhood and adolescence, when bone...
Thirty years ago, kids drank twice as much milk as they did soda. That ratio has reversed. To keep the udders flowing, the milk industrial complex is fighting sugar with sugar. It is turning milk into a soft drink, commonly known as "flavored milk.''...
HealthNearly every day for the past few weeks, I’ve gotten a headache. It’s not the throbbing, intense kind of headache that would put a gal in bed. No, it’s just a dull ache across the top of my head. It’s the kind of tension headache...
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