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Portland is the largest city in the country that doesn’t have fluoridated water, and voters have resoundingly decided it’s going to remain that way. A proposal to add the cavity-fighting mineral to tap water was defeated Tuesday, with more...
Re "Fluoride in Portland? Not all will drink to that," May 19 Clifford Walker, a board member of the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People's Portland chapter, admits he doesn't trust the "man in a white coat." He doesn't want fluoride...
Tags: Health Organizations, Fluoride
Q: I’ve heard a lot about raw dog food, but it seems pricey. Is it safe? Are the health benefits substantial? A: Raw diets for dogs (including raw meat) have become increasingly popular. Some pet owners -- even some veterinarians -- swear by them,...
Q. Are "whole food" supplements better than regular supplements? A. There's little argument that a healthy, well-rounded diet is superior to a poor diet with dietary supplements filling in the gaps. Regardless, the supplement industry is booming,...
Question: I have been on medications for my cholesterol but, so far, the improvement has not been enough. Now, my doctor wants to start me on Niacin. I have read a little about this but am worried about the possible side effects. Can you tell more about...
PORTLAND, Ore. — Proponents of fluoridating Portland's water supply had no trouble getting the local Urban League on board. Here in the biggest city in the country that still doesn't treat its water to prevent tooth decay, studies show that low-...
Tribune Media ServicesDEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've had hyperthyroidism for just over one year, and medication does not seem to keep it in check. I don't want to have my thyroid removed. But I'm nervous about radioactive iodine treatment, which is what was recommended. Is it safe?...
Copper is an important mineral for cattle and one that is often deficient in forages. Copper absorption is negatively affected by other compounds in feed and water such as sulfur and molybdenum. Both of these antagonistic minerals can be found in high...
You think your doctor is too busy? Dr. Jonathan Fielding has about 9 million patients – which is to say, almost everyone in Los Angeles County. He heads the county’s public health department, a department bigger than that of some states. His...
Alan Greeley's Golden Truffle has been around for more than 30 years, and there is a reason why this neighborhood bistro has had such longevity. The food is good! The restaurant has added a full bar. The menu offers an ever-changing variety, according...
It’s been a long winter. If you’re like many cooks who use the seasons as a guide, you’re longing for something fresh. Martha Holmberg’s new book, “Fresh Food Nation” (Taunton Press, $22.95), is here to help, with...
Tags: Honey, Onions, Cream Cheese, Belgian Endive, Calcium
The popularity of coconut doesn't end with hot-right-now coconut water. A variety of coconut-derived ingredients — from coconut oil to coconut flour and coconut milk — are increasingly being used in home kitchens, restaurants and packaged...
Tags: Coconut Milk, Diabetes, Healthy Diet, Coconut, Butter
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