What’s in Those Supplements?New York’s attorney general said that tests on popular store brands of herbal supplements at Walmart, Walgreens, Target and GNC found that roughly four out of five of the products contained none of the herbs listed on the labels.
New York Attorney General Targets Supplements at Major RetailersGNC, Target, Walgreens and Walmart were accused of selling fraudulent and potentially dangerous herbal supplements and told by New York State officials to stop selling them.
Maternal Depression Often Starts Before Giving Birth, Study SaysUnexpected links in the timing and severity of symptoms have been documented, which could help mothers and doctors better anticipate and treat the condition.
Measles: Perilous but PreventableAmid a rare U.S. outbreak, some reminders about the need and safety of vaccinations for all.
S.T.D. Care for TwoSome states let doctors give antibiotics to a patient and to a nonpatient sexual partner. But not all doctors are comfortable treating someone they haven’t seen.
Can Attention Deficit Drugs ‘Normalize’ a Child’s Brain?Recent research that says that pills can “normalize” a child’s brain over time has drawn criticism that there is not enough evidence.
Ask Well: The Drudgery of TreadmillsA reader asks why treadmill walking seems so much harder than walking around the block.
Good Housekeeping Seal Keeps GoingAt the Good Housekeeping Institute’s laboratories, researchers test everything from skin creams to convenience breakfasts, exercise clothes, cleaning products, blenders and baby strollers that can affect the well-being of consumers.
A Trip to the Mailbox, Not the OrthodontistSome people who want to straighten their teeth for much less money are using a kit to make dental impressions and sending them back to companies that will provide their aligners. Critics say this process overlooks oral health issues.
The Hazards of Do-It-Yourself OrthodontureOrthodontists warn that D.I.Y. teeth straightening or gap closing is not only foolish, it can lead to permanent loss of teeth.