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By Steve Bernardi and Dr. Gary KracoffMore Content NowWe’ve all heard the phrase “wonder drug.” It’s used to describe a seemingly miraculous new drug that does wonders for patients with a particular condition, often on a mass scale. Think aspirin for pain relief or the antibiotic penicillin. A modern-day example may be “the little blue pill,” Viagra, or the breast cancer treatment Herceptin.

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Q: What is Devic’s disease? Is it a kind of multiple sclerosis?

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Do the various phases of the moon affect our health? Many people believe so and some scientific studies say yes, others say no.

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Kelly Kranz of Independence had a crafty idea for her yard. As she explains it: "Last month I had a massive old maple tree fall and hit my house and damage my property. I had to have the tree removed but instead of having an ugly old tree...

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Carrie Preston will reprise her Emmy-winning role as quirky lawyer Elsbeth Tascioni on Season 6 of 

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Whether grilling, camping, having a picnic, or at a family reunion, summertime brings many opportunities for food-borne illness to occur. Food-borne illnesses affect 48 million people each year, and cause an estimated 3,000 deaths annually in the...

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Dave Granlund cartoon on Rick Perry.

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