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Maryland WeatherStatewide MSA testing is underway in the public schools this week, and the state's instructors have received their memo on how to handle a weather emergency, should one occur, in order to avoid disruption of the tests. A teacher (not the one......
Tags: School Examinations, Amy Davis, Tornadoes
Dear Pharmacist: I heard you recommend a drug called Lactulose as a laxative, but you said it helped with brain fog too. How can it work at both ends? — J.C., Decatur, Ill. Dear J.C.: It's true. The prescription medication called Lactulose is...
What can you tell me about red yeast rice? Is it really good for lowering cholesterol levels, and are there any side effects? Red yeast rice (RYR) can help in lowering cholesterol. In one study, researchers recruited people who had high cholesterol but...
When your child complains of a stomachache, you want to help. Maybe you worry that the tummy trouble is a sign of something serious. It could be, but most tummy aches in children call for nothing more than a little rest. Recognizing trouble Rarely,...
Tags: Back Pain, Urinary System, Health
*1/2 (out of four) The Israeli drama “Footnote” was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at this year’s Oscars. Not only did it not deserve to win (the brilliant Iranian film “A Separation” took the prize) but it...
Money & CompanyHere's your we-belong-together Wednesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- Chase bank is getting tougher on checking-account customers. The bank is basically saying that customers who don't earn a lot of dinero may soon have to pay......
Brand X'Iron Man 2' has iron grip on box office: Midnight showings sell out across America. Might be biggest opening day in movie history. (CNN)Rent boy customer Dr. George Rekers' damage control: "Jesus hung out with prostitutes too." This man is delusional...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Everyone knows that getting enough fiber is a secret to staying "regular," but a large new study finds that people who got plenty of fluids were the least likely to suffer constipation. The results highlight the importance...
The term "pelvic floor" was not part of polite conversation a generation ago, when women with pelvic floor disorders, or PFDs, often suffered in silence. Fortunately for the millions of women who know this acronym all too well, times have changed....
Mary Roach has cultivated a reputation as someone who can't be grossed out. She has built a career examining bodily functions rarely discussed in polite company. Her earlier books have delved into sex ("Bonk") and death ("Stiff"). When "Packing for...
Tags: Science and Technology, Flatulence, Prisons
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
Constipation hits everybody at some point. The uncomfortable condition can be caused by many things, including a bad diet and dehydration. Dr. Vaibhav A. Parekh, director of Medstar Harbor Primary Care, talks about how to prevent and treat constipation,...
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