| Jan 17, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Marijuana is going mainstream: Totally legal in Colorado and Washington; medicinally legal in Connecticut, 19 other states and the District of Columbia. But is it mainstream safe?
Connecticut's new medical pot law requires state-licensed growers to...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:49 AM
It just might be the only unwelcome sign of spring: Seasonal Allergies.
The sniffling, sneezing and burning eyes are back. "The pollen count is higher than normal this year, mainly because of the prolonged cold we had in the winter", says FOXCT...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:28 AM
The decision to vaccinate your children: a parents choice or public health risk?
Last week, reality TV star Kristin Cavallari talked about about how she and her husband weren't vaccinating their children because she said, "I've read too many books about...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Reports of Kate Middleton's severe morning sickness opened eyes about how hard pregnancy can be for some women. "I went to the emergency room because I was so sick and dehydrated after a week of not being able to eat or drink," says Megan Donofrio of...
| May 11, 2015
| 3:30 PM
The U.S. ambassador to Colombia said Monday he accepted the country’s decision to suspend a longstanding program of aerial spraying of weed killer on coca crops but that other tools will be used to try to contain farming of coca, the base material...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 2:19 PM
Who knew so many people were losing sleep over their sheets? I didn't. Not until my column about creating a heavenly haven appeared two weeks ago, which tripped a feather-storm of emails from readers talking – and asking me -- about that most...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 6:25 PM
WASHINGTON — Oil and gas drillers ran afoul of regulators on average 2.5 times a day in three energy-intensive states for mistakes such as wastewater spills, well leaks or pipeline ruptures during the boom in hydraulic fracturing.
Online records in...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 11:01 AM
Stepan, the Northfield-based producer of specialty chemicals used in consumer and manufacturing products, reported fourth-quarter and year-end results Wednesday morning.
The company's profit tumbled much lower than Wall Street predicted.
| Feb 17, 2015
| 2:46 PM
M Chemical Co. in Los Angeles has hustled to find an alternative to the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach after a labor dispute drastically stretched delivery times.
The Los Angeles company, which makes chemicals for the oil and polymer industries,...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 11:45 AM
"I refuse to accept the fact that manufacturing jobs are gone for good in Maryland."
— Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr.
Those words from our new governor should be music to the ears of many a Marylander. Iconic manufacturers like Bethlehem Steel...