Dr Oz Swimsuit Recipes (Drink & Salad)

Dr Oz: Ultimate Swimsuit Slimdown It’s time for bathing suit season…again! But this time, you’ll be ready! With Doctor Oz’s Ultimate Swimsuit Slimdown, you’ll look and feel like a million bucks in any bathing suit, regardless of problem areas. Dr Oz shared a Swimsuit Slimdown Drink and Salad Recipe, plus a cellulite lotion called Aminophylline Cream. More »

Holistic Well being Care Gadgets

Right here are some fantastic Holistic health care gadgets shown on the Dr. Oz show, promoted by Dr. Andrew Weil, the Holistc Wellness Care guru. More »

 

Alli and Xenical: Risk for Liver Damage?

The FDA is investigating whether the weight-loss drug orlical may be causing liver damage. The only medication approved by the FDA for weight loss, orlical is sold as the over-the-counter drug Alli and as the prescription drug Xenical. An article from the Associated Press says that the agency announced yesterday that it had received 30 reports of patients with liver damage from taking Alli and Xenical.

Stomach Bug C. diff Causing More Illness… and Death

A new strain a common stomach bug is becoming more widespread in the U.S…. and is becoming more deadly as well. Clostridium difficile, commonly called C. diff, is making more people sick all over the United States, and an article on WebMD notes that the mortality rate has double among those who come down with the illness.

Morgellons Disease, a Baffling Skin Disorder

Morgellons disease is one of those mysterious disorders that is so odd that experts don’t even agree that it’s a disorder at all. Some believe it is a distinct disease, others think it’s part of an existing group of disorders, and others aren’t sure it exists… or if it does, that it’s in the imagination of the sufferer.

Migraine Blog from the New York Times

Migraine headaches are a big concern for many people: they can strike like a bolt out of the blue and cause crippling pain. Worse yet, people who don’t have migraines may dismiss them as just everyday headaches and wonder why they are such a “big deal” for sufferers.

2008 NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo at the Washington Convention Center

If you’ll be in the Washington, D.C. area this weekend, here’s an even you’ll want to check out. It’s the 15th annual NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo, which will take place at the Washington Convention Center on Saturday and Sunday, January 12th and 13th. The Expo is FREE and takes place both days from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Krabbe Disease: Signs, Symptoms, Prognosis

The recent Powerball lottery win by a Minnesota couple has put the rare disorder Krabbe disease in the spotlight. The win for Paul and Sue Rosenau came five years to the day that a two-year-old granddaughter of theirs died of Krabbe disease, a disorder of the nervous system.

The Odd Disorder Anarchic Hand Syndrome, or “Dr. Strangelove Syndrome”

If you’ve seen the movie Dr. Strangelove, you’ll remember the odd character whose right hand seems to have a mind of its own, sometimes erupting into a Nazi salute, other times choking the neck of its owner.

The “Dream Diet”: How to Lose Weight through Sleep

Yes, it sounds too good to be true, but sleep can really help you lose weight. But what scientists have found is not really a “diet” per se, but rather new insight into the relationship between sleep and weight. In a nutshell, it has been found that the amount of sleep you get and the quality of that sleep can affect hormones in your body that have been found to impact appetite.

Toni Braxton’s Microvascular Angina: Questions and Answers

Many music fans and TV watchers were surprised to learn that 40-year-old singer Toni Braxton, a contestant on “Dancing with the Stars,” has a heart condition called microvascular angina. What exactly is this condition, how common is it, and what is the prognosis for sufferers like Braxton? WebMD has a good Q&A article on Toni Braxton’s microvascular angina, which is also known as cardiac syndrome X.

“Dry Drowning” a New Summertime Worry for Parents

Last week parents got a new hazard that may befall their children this summer: a little-known phenomenon called dry drowning. The condition burst onto the public’s mind recently when it was reported that a 10-year-old South Carolina died more than an hour after being in a swimming pool.