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Slack Tide: Hey, Alaska: Go fund yourself!

Let's not mince words, Alaska: the state budget is suffering a serious bout of governmental constipation. Our elected representatives have been struggling and straining at it for months now, and they still haven't passed the stinking...
Off the Beaten Path: Camp-food for thought

...annoying, is often fatigued from not taking in enough calories, and is prone to depression and vicious mood swings from constipation. Big Ike is only interested in meals that "stick to his ribs." He loves pork products, which is fine by me as long as...
A tasty twist on traditional tagine

...fruit contains 317 milligrams of potassium, which promotes heart health. The soluble fiber in prunes also helps relieve constipation and lowers cholesterol levels. Tagine is often served with couscous, a steamed semolina grain that is similar to rice...
Drugstore treasures go on auction block

...auctioneer Duane Hill. Most of the offerings are long defunct potions promising relief for common maladies like indigestion, constipation, muscle aches and lethargy. There are antique crutches in various sizes, jars of amber-colored petroleum jelly and tiny...
It may seem to some a dirty job, but others say you need to do it

...patients for a colonic," she said. In serious cases of constipation, the therapy may be helpful, but a standard enema may work...The frequency of visits can often depend on the degree of constipation. "If anything, this helps motivate people to keep that...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the doctors and advertising their wares directly to the public. It's not just over-the-counter cures for headaches, constipation and diarrhea that star in commercials. The companies are promoting prescription drugs for everything from lowering cholesterol...
Apricots high in vitamin A

...consider apricots to have a lubricating action on the lungs and colon and are use them for dry coughs, bronchitis and dry constipation. Fresh apricots are good eaten out of hand and also can be used in fruit salads, crisps and compotes. Here is an interesting...
Selena Shines

...daily living. They can develop repetitive hand movements, irregular breathing, gastrointestinal issues, severe seizures, constipation, difficulty sleeping and extreme motor control problems. Within a few years, Selena will likely have metal rods implanted...
Difficult weight loss? It might be your thyroid

...autoimmune gluten intolerance). Symptoms associated with hypothyroidism include: weight gain and difficulty losing weight, constipation and other digestive complaints, feeling cold, fatigue, weakness, poor memory and brain fog, losing hair, general physical...
5 miles, 40 minutes, 20 weeks

...climbing. Staying fit can mean an escape from some of the common ailments that plague pregnant women: leg cramps, fatigue, constipation, swelling, insomnia, high blood pressure and overall mood. It's hard to argue, despite what some doctors have been...


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