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- Lung cancer scans urged for some smokers, not all WASHINGTON (AP) -- Certain current or former heavy smokers should start getting yearly scans for lung cancer to cut their risk of death from the nation's top cancer killer, government advisers said Monday -- even as they stressed that the tests aren'
- Tinnitus is difficult to treat DEAR DR. ROACH: I have been hearing a steady hissing sound in my left ear since 1990. I saw on TV that lipoflavonoid would work for it. Have you ever heard of this? -- N.N. ANSWER: Tinnitus is the perception of sound in the absence of any external so
New Year's party with complex flavor, easy to cook
You're ready to kick off the new year, and you want to do it with a stylishly delicious meal. But you probably don't have time to master fancy new kitchen skills. Or to shop for a million ingredients.
Graze fights General Mills to become the Netflix of snacks
Americans may soon get their snacks the same way they rent movies.
Graze.com, which has been selling personalized, mail-order boxes of snacks in Britain for five years, plans a major U.S. push in January, funded by its majority owner, private- equity firm Carlyle Group.
Fungus threatens global banana supply
A new article in Nature brings the alarming news that the fungus threatening the global banana supply - or at least what most Americans think of as bananas - is spreading to more counties.
- Being turned off by boyfriend is reason to not marry him DEAR MARGO: I've been living with a guy for nine months, and it's fair to say I am the nosy type. Past relationships have made me not trust anyone. Seven months into the relationship, I am looking at his online chat logs. I am reading a conversation
- There are solutions for GERD DEAR DR. ROACH: I have evidently gotten acid reflux from using verapamil for many years. I understand that calcium channel blockers can cause this over time. I had my blood pressure medicine changed three months ago, but this problem just doesn't go
- Uterine prolapse is not always cause for surgery DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 66-year-young female, 5 feet, 3 inches tall, and 125 pounds. A year ago, I had a coughing spell, and the next thing I knew I had what I determined to be uterine prolapse. I went to the doctor, and based on her examination, I ha
- Determining yourdaily dose of vitamin D DEAR DR. ROACH: Is there a limit as to how much vitamin D should be taken a day? I am 83 years old, have taken Femara for 10 years, have had several rounds of prednisone (one for longer than a year), and I am getting about 1,950 IU of vitamin D daily
Do vitamins block disease? Some disappointing news
WASHINGTON (AP) -- There's more disappointing news about multivitamins: Two major studies found popping the pills didn't protect aging men's brains or help heart attack survivors. Millions of Americans spend billions of dollars on vitamin combination
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