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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...
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...
Three naturally raised hens will lay about a dozen eggs or more a week — more in summer, less in winter. For many people, three hens in the backyard would fully supplant their need to buy factory-raised eggs from the supermarket. A hen will...
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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...
FARGO, N.D. - “I have been reading the long ingredient lists on food packages. I'd like to consume fewer food additives, so can you send me a list of all of them and what they do?” the person asked me. I wasn't sure how to respond because our food...
Vitamin D is one of the most widely used supplements. Doctors have long recommended it along with calcium to help prevent bone fractures. However, recent studies have cast doubt on vitamin D’s benefits for healthy women. With sales of vitamin D at...
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'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...
Babies born to women who are obese at the start of pregnancy tend to have one-third less vitamin D than the infants of lean women, according to a new study led by a Northwestern Medicine professor. Vitamin D is important for children because it helps to...
I was 13 years old when I ate my first diet meal. Let me paint a picture of this entree, circa 1996: When defrosted, the teensy shrimps in my Weight Watchers Smart Ones meal turned to rubber, and the angel hair pasta became a soppy mess in tomato sauce....
FARGO, N.D. - I chuckled as I read a Facebook friend's comments about her ongoing relationship with a shovel this winter. She described “him” (the shovel) as “pushy and stubborn.” One of her friends suggested that she “dump him.” We had a blizzard in...
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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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