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Published:Wednesday | January 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Johnson & Johnson recalls Tylenol Johnson & Johnson issued a massive recall last Friday of over-the-counter drugs including Tylenol, Motrin and St Joseph's aspirin because of a mouldy smell that has made people sick.

Published:Wednesday | January 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Many of us are preoccupied with our weight and some of us exercise extensively hoping to modify and regulate it. Unfortunately, our weight measurement does not differentiate lean body weight and fat weight and so can be misleading...

Published:Wednesday | January 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It's cold and flu season again - the Cold War era, evidenced by the demand at pharmacies for multi-symptom treatments. I paid my dues shortly before Christmas when I became fatigued and my allergies acted up.

Published:Wednesday | January 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Long after the wounds have healed, bodies buried and buildings in Port-au-Prince reconstructed, it is the mental-health issues that will linger among the people of Haiti. These are invisible wounds of trauma and grief that will affect their lives...

Published:Wednesday | January 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Oh, the New Year helps us renew our resolve for better living, healthier eating, more motivation to exercise. Take advantage of that. We can all make changes in our lifestyle, especially with food. The older we get, the more important daily ...

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Rebounders or mini -trampolines provide an opportunity to enjoy the benefits of ' bouncer-cise'. People who bounce for as little as 15 minutes daily experience significant improvement in their health. Bouncercise can be performed quite safely while holding ...

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Businesses use organisational strategy to make their companies more successful. This involves developing a vision and a mission which explains what the business hopes to achieve. Next, the organisational strategy requires that businesses assess the strength...

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

One sure way to stretch our shrinking dollar is to pack lunch and snacks daily. Spending $200 or more each day for lunch can really add up. If you buy lunch for 40 weeks at $1,000 per week, that would be a tidy $40,000...

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

What do the lonely do at Christmas? Dear Ms Thompson, Thanks for the great tips you listed in the article. That song is so sad but I kind of like singing along to it - guilty pleasure, I guess, for those 'woe is me' moments.

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Tea may protect against endometrial cancer, but more research is needed before it is clear if the antioxidant-rich beverage offers a real benefit, a recent analysis found. Tea is the second most-consumed beverage in the world, after water...

Published:Wednesday | January 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The challenges of 2009 still remain and may deepen in 2010, but we are resilient and have mastered the coping skills to meet and surmount them as they come.My dad started smoking cigarettes in 1946 and he continued for another 30 years, until one rainy...

Published:Wednesday | January 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

By most estimates 2009 was a difficult year. The recession played havoc in all our lives. We had to cope with price increases, job losses and a reduction in our buying power, but we survived. Yet, it's not over. The 2010 predictions...

Published:Wednesday | January 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

You can ride your bicycle as a means of transportation or for recreation or exercise. Cycling provides us with valuable exercise, does not add to air pollution, minimises traffic congestion, noise pollution and costs practically ...

Published:Wednesday | January 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Here are some of the stories which you, our readers, found interesting:Surviving redundancy (February 4). Downsizing, rightsizing, call it what you may, many businesses are taking steps to prevent themselves from capsizing.

Published:Wednesday | January 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Here are some of the stories which you, our readers, found interesting:...

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