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The real-life vampires that might be in your bed!

I was shocked to find that Baltimore, the city I call home, has achieved a rather dubious (and icky) distinction. It seems that we’re currently the bedbug capital of America. No one is sure how this came about, although some suspect it could be because of our proximity to Washington, D.C., which now ranks No. […] Read

Your best protection against the flu isn’t from a needle

We’ve been hearing a lot about the flu this year — even more than usual. And that’s because influenza appears to be hitting at a fast and furious pace — especially true for the very healthy people who have been suddenly struck down in the prime of life. But if you ask practically any health […] Read

The secret to getting your winter Zzzzz’s… in 3 easy steps

White stuff falling in Florida? Kids building snowmen in Houston? Ice canceling flights all across the south… from Texas to Tennessee? Plus that, the remnants of that “blizzard-cane” from a couple of weeks ago are still melting in some locales. It’s like we’ve all suddenly packed up and moved to the Arctic Circle! But aside […] Read

Is it just age-related, or can your hearing loss be reversed?

It’s a sad — but all-too-common — story. Another aging rock star is going deaf. This time it’s Eric Clapton, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer behind some of our favorites, such as “Layla” and “Wonderful Tonight.” Sure, you can blame it on playing his guitar extra loud all those years… or standing onstage […] Read

The sweetest way to keep disease, dementia at bay

Scientists may have found the true tree of life. And we’re now learning that the “fruit” of that tree may hold the answer to treating the worst plagues of our time, most especially cancer. A just-published study has found that the sap of the maple tree — that’s right, maple syrup — has some amazing […] Read

The skin cancer treatment you don’t want to try!

Here’s a drug that really lives up to its name: FU! To be more precise, it’s called fluorouracil 5 percent, or 5-FU for short. But whatever you want to call it, it’s a horror show — and your doctor may present it to you as the latest and greatest way to prevent a recurrence of […] Read

Could this way of quitting be worse than smoking?

You’ve got to hand it to Big Pharma for coming up with a drug to help you stop smoking that’s actually riskier than cigarettes! Of course, that would be Chantix, the Rx med put out by Pfizer that’s been linked to more bizarre and violent behaviors than some illicit drugs. Even weeks after users stop […] Read

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