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August 20, 2010

How Much Sunlight Is Equivalent to Vitamin D Supplementation?

Readers of this blog are well aware than many (if not most) Americans have insufficient to deficient levels of vitamin D. Other than prescribing oral vitamin […]
August 20, 2010

Breast-Fed Babies Know When to Say When — May Prevent Obesity Later

Many healthcare experts believe breast-fed babies are less likely to become overweight and obese in childhood and later in life — but, we’ve never really understood […]
August 20, 2010

World’s first fully approved cannabis drug on sale in UK

A medication called Sativex has become the first drug fully approved for multiple sclerosis that is made from natural cannabis according to a report in WebMD. […]
August 18, 2010

Six months of breast milk best for babies

Babies are less likely to develop a respiratory or gastrointestinal infection if they are exclusively breastfed for at least 6 months, according to a Dutch study, […]
August 18, 2010

Too Much Screen Time Can Threaten Attention Span

Kids and young adults who overdo TV and video games are almost twice as likely to have a wide variety of attention span problems — at […]
August 18, 2010

Obesity associated with reduced sexual activity AND poorer health

Need a motivation for losing some more weight? Well, if you’re married, here’s a pretty good one. The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reported, “It […]
August 16, 2010

The Amazing Story of Anastasha – Part 7

Each Monday, we have all been graced with an update from from Craig DeLisi about his unborn child Anastasha, who has been diagnosed with anencephaly, for which […]
August 16, 2010

Using testosterone in men

There’s a long-brewing controversy about using testosterone in older men. The interest in testosterone replacement is being fueled by several popular books and consumer ads about […]
February 24, 2010

Senate report links Avandia to increased risk of heart attacks, death. What am I telling my Avandia patients to do?

In a front-page story, the New York Times reported, “Hundreds of people taking Avandia [rosiglitazone], a controversial diabetes medicine, needlessly suffer heart attacks and heart failure each […]
March 2, 2010

If you think you’re lactose intolerant you may be wrong

Do you think you are lactose intolerant? Think again — at least according to a draft consensus statement a panel of experts at the National Institutes […]
March 2, 2010

Celiac disease seen as being vastly underdiagnosed

Do you have chronic abdominal symptoms that have never been diagnosed? Or, have you self-diagnosed your recurrent abdominal pain as lactose intolerance or irritable bowel syndrome? […]
March 2, 2010

Larimore Family Newsletter – March 2010

Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter: Family Update Publication Update Broadcast Update Events of the last month Upcoming Events Family Update Barb, Kate, […]
March 3, 2010

Like happiness, loneliness is contagious

Loneliness, like happiness, can be contagious, says recent research showing how feeling lonely can make others lonely, too. Below are the details from a report in […]
March 3, 2010

Could being bored be bad for your health?

Can you really be bored to death? According to a report in USA Today, in a commentary to be published in the International Journal of Epidemiology in […]
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