Walk into your favorite grocery, drug or specialty health care store these days and you’ll find a variety of collagen supplement products ranging from skin cream to pills, powders and even additives to foods. You
Winter officially starts this month, and if you’re like most people, the cooler temps usher in a craving for rich comfort foods. Before the frigid temperatures drive you to the pantry for a snack or
If a magician could give women a miracle pill to almost guarantee the prevention of some serious birth defects during pregnancy, we’d be crazy not to line up with palms outstretched. Fortunately, this “miracle pill”
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If your friends or family are fans of sharing the latest diet fad, you might be familiar with the grapefruit diet that claims to help you shed up to a pound a day. But is
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