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NOT the Millennials

Tom Alderman | Posted 02.17.2014 | Media
Tom Alderman

We're namers. We like to put people and things in buckets, assign labels to the buckets and fit them into our handy memory garage. We're especially bi...

Rickets Making Comeback In The UK, Doctors Say

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

LONDON — LONDON (AP) — Rickets, the childhood disease that once caused an epidemic of bowed legs and curved spines during the Victorian era, i...

Giving Thanks: Two Moms From Portland Changing the Lives of Orphans Around the World

Melissa Sher | Posted 01.21.2013 | Parents
Melissa Sher

All Cindy Kaplan had hoped for was a healthy baby. But when my friend and her husband met their 6-month-old son for the first time in an orphanage in Kazakhstan, he was dangerously underweight from severe malnourishment.

Dicken's 'Tiny Tim' Gets Surprising 21st Century Diagnosis

Posted 03.06.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 03/05/2012 04:09 PM EST on LiveScience Plucky, ailing Tiny Tim is one of the most end...

To Sun or Not To Sun? A Rascally Question

Bill Chameides | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bill Chameides

For years we've had it beat into our heads that because sunlight causes skin cancer, we should avoid the sun and, when in it, use sunscreen. Now we're getting more nuanced advice because of concerns about vitamin D deficiency.

Vitamin E Shows Promise For Treating Liver Disease

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LOS ANGELES — People with a common, obesity-related liver disease that has no known treatment got a surprising benefit from vitamin E pills, res...

Rickets Up makes comeback among computer generation

Telegraph | Published: 11:41AM GMT 21 Jan 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The growth of the computer generation and changing lifestyles among children are leading to a Vitamin D deficiency and a rise in cases of rickets, med...

Little Milk And Exercise Means New Outbreak Of Rickets

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Too little milk, sunshine and exercise: It's an anti-bone trifecta. And for some kids, shockingly, it's leading to rickets, the soft-bone scourge of t...