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Last Build Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2016 07:00:00 -0700
The misleading promise of IVF for women over 40
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:52:14 -0700
Centers for Disease and Prevention statistics from 2013 show fewer than 30 percent of women at age 40 became pregnant with IVF using fresh eggs or embryos. Fewer than 20 percent gave birth to live babies as a result.
Can playing ‘Pokemon Go’ make you live longer?
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:49:26 -0700
Engaging in the scavenger-hunt-type game led to a more than 25 percent increase in players’ activity levels over 30 days, according to a study.
Will heartburn drug raise risk for dementia?
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 07:00:00 -0700
People’s Pharmacy also answers reader queries on dandruff shampoo for rosacea and the side effects of gabapentin for restless legs syndrome.
Why World Food Day matters
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0700
A global mindset is also not a bad way to go when thinking about what to have for dinner. We can learn a lot about healthful eating from traditional diets around the globe.
Ditch the Diet Coke to sleep better
Sun, 09 Oct 2016 07:00:00 -0700
Some people are highly sensitive to caffeine and metabolize it slowly, which means it can interfere with their sleep even many hours later, Joe and Teresa Graedon write.
Drug-free help for vertigo
Sun, 02 Oct 2016 07:00:00 -0700
People’s Pharmacy also addresses reader queries on nicotine gum and Paxil side effects.
What to eat to ease arthritis
Sun, 02 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0700
How an anti-inflammatory diet can help people who have this common condition.
4 tips for surviving the Clinton vs. Trump presidential election
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 06:00:03 -0700
Can’t see eye to eye with a loved one or friend this campaign season? Seattle-based sociologist and relationship expert Pepper Schwartz weighs in on how to navigate the Donald Trump-Hillary Clinton divide: • The election cycle will eventually end. “The question is if you want your relationship to end with it or not.” Realize that you […]
A vitamin-D conundrum in Australia
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 07:00:00 -0700
People’s Pharmacy also hears from readers about eating raisins to reduce nighttime bathroom visits and using bar soap for cramps.
Study: Family caregivers for elderly need help, too
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 06:30:00 -0700
People who help elderly family members with three or more personal tasks a day devote almost as much time per month to caregiving as they would two full-time jobs.