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Grandma's Winter Health Advice: When Was She Right?

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

Before there was "Dr. Google," there was "Dr. Grandma". Even though these women didn't typically go to medical school, they often had good advice -- such as "eat your vegetables," and "go out and play." But when it came to health advice during the winter months, it's a mixed bag.

Why Can't Women Sleep? Part III: Non-Pharma Sleep Tips

Sharon Glassman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sharon Glassman

Some of the tips I received were pretty D'uh-worthy. ("Turn off the computer." Um. No. Really?). But others were more, "Wow! Could this work?"

Warning: Vicks VapoRub May Be Harmful To Children Under 2

Yahoo! News | Julie Steenhuysen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Vicks VapoRub, a common cold remedy, can cause respiratory distress in children under 2 when inappropriately applied directly under the nose, U.S. res...