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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Everyone knows that getting enough fiber is a secret to staying "regular," but a large new study finds that people who got plenty of fluids were the least likely to suffer constipation. The results highlight the importance...
The term "pelvic floor" was not part of polite conversation a generation ago, when women with pelvic floor disorders, or PFDs, often suffered in silence. Fortunately for the millions of women who know this acronym all too well, times have changed....
Mary Roach has cultivated a reputation as someone who can't be grossed out. She has built a career examining bodily functions rarely discussed in polite company. Her earlier books have delved into sex ("Bonk") and death ("Stiff"). When "Packing for...
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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...
Constipation hits everybody at some point. The uncomfortable condition can be caused by many things, including a bad diet and dehydration. Dr. Vaibhav A. Parekh, director of Medstar Harbor Primary Care, talks about how to prevent and treat constipation,...
Of the countless painful decisions surrounding a loved one's end-of-life care, among the trickiest is how to provide physical comfort in a way that also provides a dignified ending. "For end of life, the opioids are very important for pain management,...
Dear Pharmacist: I heard you recommend a drug called Lactulose as a laxative, but you said it helped with brain fog too. How can it work at both ends? — J.C., Decatur, Ill. Dear J.C.: It's true. The prescription medication called Lactulose 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...
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterMassage isn't just beneficial for adults, but for babies too. It can help with everything from congestion to constipation. Now a new class is being offered at Carilion for new parents. Kristen McNamara is a new mother who learned infant massage and she...
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Some drugs are so common that consumers -- at their peril -- don't think twice about them. But each drug, whether prescription or over-the-counter, poses risks. To highlight these risks, we offer up a few details on five of the most-prescribed...
South Florida Sun-SentinelMany pregnant women know that maintaining a moderate exercise routine and a nutritionally sound diet provide both short- and long-term benefits to the mother and baby. But routines and regimens that may be helpful during one stage of gestation may be...
Infant botulism is an illness that can occur when an infant ingests bacteria that produce a toxin inside the body. The condition can be frightening because it can cause muscle weakness and breathing problems. But it is very rare: Fewer than 100 cases...
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