| Nov 25, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Average temperatures: High 73 Low 53
Rainfall: 2.31 inches
Winter arrives: Dec. 22
Average date for first frost: Dec. 18
1. Moon phases
•First quarter: Dec. 2
•Full moon: Dec. 10
•Last quarter: Dec. 17
| Dec 14, 2011
| 12:05 PM
Carolina Rodriguez never had asthma until she turned 18--and it got worse when she became pregnant with her first child Kaysie who is now two-and-a-half years old.
Carolina is now 18 weeks pregnant with her second child and her asthma is back.
| Dec 18, 2011
Colleen Kegg hasn't worked out the details of her exit plan yet. But about one thing, Kegg is clear: When she can no longer feed herself or go to the bathroom without assistance, she will take steps to end her life. A rare and incurable neurological...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 8:43 PM
Q. The Drake elm in my yard and those of the neighbors produce thousands of seeds every fall and I spend most of the years pulling the seedlings up. How do you control the problem?
A. Like you, most gardeners spend some time pulling out the Drake elm...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 8:42 PM
Beyond what we eat, what we're born with and what we do, our environment contributes in major — and mostly unnoticed — ways to our health and our weight.
All have conspired to make two-thirds of adult Americans and one-third of American...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 7:40 PM
Q. We woke up this morning to all our tangerines on the ground leaving only empty shells. The tree was small with about 25 fruits. Was this due to squirrels or something else?
A. Something else, like a herd of rats, probably beat you to the tangerines...
| Mar 22, 2010
Danielle Gayden of Oakland, Calif., had to stick her face in front of a fan for almost an hour to cool down. Second to her intolerance for heat was the anxiety, which caused her heart to beat 200 times a minute and sent her to the emergency room a dozen...
| Nov 13, 2009
A consumer advocacy group's analysis of canned goods has found measurable levels of the chemical additive bisphenol A across a range of foods, including some labeled "BPA-free."
Children eating multiple servings of some of the tested food could get doses...
| Feb 4, 2010
My doctor told me that I might have a low thyroid. Are there any natural ways to treat it? Are there certain foods that can help my hypothyroid condition?
Hypothyroidism is a medical condition in which the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid...
| Feb 9, 2007
So what exactly are we to make of this deli drama brewing at Morgan State? Week 1 of ham sandwich-gate has turned into a thinly cut controversy, packed between slices of absurdity and embarrassment, with extra anger and a side of speculation. And please,...