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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...
SENATOR-THREAT SD man charged with threatening Sen. Tim Johnson PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man accused of threatening U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson because the senator supports gun control has been taken into custody. Court documents say Jonathan...
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...
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...
Eleven-year-old Tyler Parker-Rollins says being vegan isn't always easy. But he says it's also "fun" and that he plans to be one "forever." His 9-year-old brother, Will, loved it when his friends tried vegan pizza at his birthday party and "they...
FARGO, N.D. - Have you ever postponed a medical screening test? Maybe you think you really don't need it. Maybe it sounded painful. Maybe the thought of the preparation for the medical procedure or the test itself embarrassed you. Perhaps you can...
Fort Lauderdale native Twan Russell was an NFL linebacker for seven years, including with the Miami Dolphins. During his playing days, he established The Russell Life Skills and Reading Foundation, which provides after-school programs for economically...
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