Food for thought
Attention, sushi lovers: Be sure to tell your doctor what you've been eating if you develop sudden stomach cramps, diarrhea and vomiting. That's the advice of the American College of Gastroenterology, which points to two reports from Japan that illustrate why. Raw and undercooked fish can contain larvae of a roundworm, called Anisakis.
Doggie bag safety
OK. So it's not really for your dog. Wrapping up leftovers is a great way to limit portion size and have a great little lunch the next day. But take care of that food on your way home.
Though parents will forever fret, the common cold runs its course in a few days, so that fills the bill in most cases. There are, however, other things you can do to comfort your infant. Here are tips from the Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs:
A hearty start
The key to a man's heart may be in a little bowl. Of cereal.
Men who eat whole-grain cereal for breakfast have a lower risk of heart failure than their cereal-
averse peers, according to a new study from researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School.
Men who ate seven or more servings per week of cereal had 28 percent less risk of heart failure than those who ate no cereal at all. The risk was reduced by 22 percent for those who ate it cereal two to six times a week.