| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:00 PM
For better or worse, health affects every aspect of daily life.
In 2011, we wrote about its many different angles — about individuals battling disease; about extraordinary fitness, wellness and weight-loss efforts; about the effects of illness on...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 11:39 AM
If you want to go sledding today, the Forest Preserve District of Cook County has five hills with lighting open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. The spots within the city limits are the Dan Ryan Woods near Western Avenue and 87th Street in Beverly and Caldwell...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 6:18 PM
Barry H. Landau, the once-esteemed collector of presidential memorabilia, admitted in federal court Tuesday that he stole thousands of documents regarded as cultural treasures from historical societies and libraries in Baltimore and up the East Coast....
| Feb 6, 2012
| 1:57 PM
According to AARP, being incapacitated can get very expensive. The Washington, DC-based organization reports a private room in a nursing home costs about $74,000 a year, and a home health aide an average of $18 an hour.
You say you could not begin to...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 5:11 PM
“Look out Johnny Reb for we are a coming. And by the help of God we are bound to lick you Traitors....”
Until recently, those confident words of a Union soldier in the Civil War written on a wall in the “slave gallery” of historic...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Document thief Barry Landau may have sold more of the national treasures he stole from museums — including the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore, where his scheme unraveled — than previously thought, according to the National Archives...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 12:55 PM
Claiming "I know my American history," Sarah Palin on Sunday defended her claim that Paul Revere's ride was intended to warn the British they weren't going to take American arms.
At a stop in New England on her bus tour of the United States, Palin...
| Apr 29, 2010
Ladies, go take a hike. Or at least a brisk walk.
Seriously. It may lower your risk of stroke and prevent the dreaded middle-age weight gain, new research shows. These findings join a long list of reasons why you should remain physically active.
| May 11, 2010
Even the most robust exercise program won't grant you true fitness if you don't take control of your diet.
Exercise changes virtually every tissue in the body via many different pathways -- metabolic, hormonal, neurological and mechanical—says...
| Sep 25, 2010
| 4:36 AM
The Republicans promise a new agenda after Nov. 2; The Democrat criticizes the Republicans' proposed agenda....
| Sep 27, 2010
| 9:36 PM
A return to formula this week. And by that, I mean that before the opening theme: 1) The person you least suspect will collapse. 2) The person you least suspect will have a seizure. 3) Bus or plane crash and/or......
| Dec 4, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Quick, where can you twirl on skates, get screened for osteoporosis and do your holiday shopping, all in one stop? The answer is a new …...