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Dietary Supplements: Too Much Of A Good Thing?

AARP | Posted 12.10.2011 | Fifty

Older adults who take dietary supplements to boost their intake of minerals need to be careful they don’t get too much of a good thing. As report...

The 7 Healthiest Cereals to Eat Before Your 9 a.m. Class

Small Kitchen College | Posted 11.21.2011 | College
Small Kitchen College

2011-09-21-Screenshot20110921at11.04.17AM.jpgCereal is the optimal college breakfast food.

Do Vitamins Encourage Unhealthy Behavior?

Wray Herbert | Posted 09.27.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

The scientists predicted that, because of psychological licensing, those who took the vitamin would choose less healthy alternatives later -- and that's just what they found.

The Vitamins And Minerals You Really Need

Health.com | Amanda Gardner | Posted 09.21.2011 | Healthy Living

Vitamins and minerals are essential to any diet, and research suggests they may help prevent cancer and heart disease, not to mention other health...

Multi-Vitamins are Building Blocks of Health, from Dr. Oz

Posted 08.14.2011 | Women

Dr. Oz explains what you should be taking in addition to multi-vitamins. if(typeof AOLVP_cfg==='undefined')AOLVP_cfg=[];AOLVP_cfg.push({id:'A...

A New Look At The Older Vagina

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marcia G. Yerman

At a time when men's concerns around their aging penises get constant print and media attention, women are woefully ignorant about the changes that are taking place with their genitals.

USDA: Eggs Aren't As Bad For You As We Thought

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

I consider news about less cholesterol to be just one entry among several that collectively go a long way toward full ... eggsoneration.

How To Keep Your Body From Falling Apart During Finals

Hack College | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Hack College

Finals are approaching, and for many students that means hours of studying supported only by coffee and occasional sugar-filled study breaks.

Anti-Aging Thanksgiving? 3 Healthy Menu Ideas

Arlene Weintraub | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arlene Weintraub

I present here three side dishes you can add to the menu to help balance out the bird.

Do B Vitamins Help Or Hurt?

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leo Galland, M.D.

Based on research, you may think that everyone should take B Vitamins for Alzheimer's prevention. But it's not that simple. When it comes to B vitamins, one size clearly does not fit all.

Ending World Hunger for the Price of a Burger

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephan B. Tanda

While world coffers grew from a mere $1.35 trillion dollars in 1960 to over $60 trillion today, the number of empty stomach reached record levels. Tod...

Hallie Rich, AlternaVites: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.30.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

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.

A Market Solution to Help the World's Poor?

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephan B. Tanda

Is there a real business in helping the world's poor? According to the World Resources Institute and the International Finance Corporation, there is.

Is Your Medication Robbing You Of Nutrients?

Hyla Cass, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hyla Cass, M.D.

In my last blog, I argued that that common medications deplete vital nutrients essential to your health. Here, you'll find a practical guide to avoiding specific drug-induced nutrient depletion.

The Cure for the American Diet: Nutrient Density

Joel Fuhrman, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

The key to excellent health and longevity is to eat a high ratio of micronutrients to macronutrients.

Carlyle To Buy Vitamin Maker For $3.8 Billion

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — The Carlyle Group has agreed to buy vitamin maker NBTY Inc. for $3.8 billion in cash in one of the largest private equity deals so fa...

Gentlemen's Agreements -- When Collusion Undermines Capitalism

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Howard Steven Friedman

Collusion -- whether in OPEC or the MLB -- allows companies to benefit from anti-competitive behavior such as price fixing while the consumer suffers.

Stephen Colbert Author Interview: 'Denialism' Author Michael Specter: We're Lying To Ourselves About Vitamins, Antioxidants, And Vaccinations (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Michael Specter, author of the new book "Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives," t...

Chicago Health Freedom Expo: Your Right to Know, Your Right to Choose

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lisa Derrick

While the health care reform bill may change some aspects of our medical treatment, what has been made clear is that we need to take personal responsibility for our own health and well being.

Health Freedom Expo: Your Right To Know, Your Right to Choose

Lisa Derrick | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Derrick

While the health care reform bill may change some aspects of our medical treatment, what has been made clear is that we need to take personal responsi...

How To Boost Your Mood With Food

DivineCaroline | SheSpeaks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It's a fact: what we eat can have a direct effect on our mood. Have you ever noticed that after eating a big meal you are ready for a nap? Or after ea...

Hope in a Jar --- Cosmeceutical Science : Fact or Fiction Part 1

Dr. Arnold Klein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Arnold Klein

Down the way from my office in Beverly Hills sits a stately Neiman Marcus store. As the double doors to the first floor open before me; I am inundated...

15 Best (And Worst) Foods For Immunity

msn.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Is your diet making you a germ magnet? Research shows that what you eat -- or don't -- can play an important role in your immune system's ability to d...

Athletes Risk Lifetime Of Suffering From Head Injuries

Scott Mendelson, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Mendelson, M.D.

A well-known cause of dementia is dementia pugilistica, or what has commonly been called being "punch drunk." In some cases, the presentation is virtually indistinguishable from Alzheimer's dementia.