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Home remedies: living life with lactose intolerance

People with lactose intolerance are unable to fully digest the sugar (lactose) in milk. As a result, they have diarrhea, gas and bloating after eating or drinking dairy products. The condition, which is also called lactose malabsorption, is usually harmless, but its symptoms can be uncomfortable.

Health & Medicine

The gallbladder: a small organ that can cause big pain

Gallstones may cause the gallbladder wall to become irritated. They may also block the outlet of the gallbladder and start an infection. Patients with this problem may have pain under the right rib cage, fever, nausea and vomiting. If untreated, the gallbladder can develop gangrene, or infection can spread. Surgery to remove the gallbladder is the best treatment.

TV

Superb ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ tells how much we stand to lose by giving in to tyranny

One line in Hulu’s new adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale,” premiering Wednesday, is not only a summation of one of the story’s central themes, but why the series will should make contemporary audiences shudder. “This may not feel ordinary to you now,” says the tyrannical Aunt Lydia to a young woman trained to be a breeding slave to an infertile couple, “but in time it will …. This will become ordinary.”

Videos

How to make Starbucks' Unicorn Frappuccino at home

Starbucks' new Unicorn Frappuccino may be hard to find, but you can make a healthier, better-tasting version at home.
Cara Anthony and Derik Holtmann Belleville News-Democrat
How to make Starbucks' Unicorn Frappuccino at home 3:33

How to make Starbucks' Unicorn Frappuccino at home

Painting intricate Ukrainian Easter eggs 2:18

Painting intricate Ukrainian Easter eggs

'I Am A Kentuckian' 1:38

'I Am A Kentuckian'

Lexingtonian to compete in Ireland at World Irish Dance Championship 1:16

Lexingtonian to compete in Ireland at World Irish Dance Championship