| Dec 20, 2012
The playoff will be better. Decades overdue, the four-team tournament coming to major college football in 2014 will not only double the present championship pool but also upgrade other prominent bowls.
But the playoff, selecting and seeding its...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 2:14 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Contaminated tattoo ink caused at least 22 skin and soft tissue infections last fall in four U.S. states, according to an analysis released on Wednesday.
The infections prompted an investigation by the U.S. Centers for Disease...
| May 20, 2012
You're doing it wrong.
OK, that might be a slight generalization of the way many workers feel about their leaders. But I don't think it's far off, and I conveniently have some data to back that up.
| Oct 5, 2012
The latest frenzy of mortgage refinancings has benefited millions of Americans who have been responsible or lucky enough to qualify for 30-year fixed-rate home loans below 4 percent.
Home lending professionals have some bad news, though, for many of...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 9:49 PM
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center received high marks this year for joint and total knee replacements and for gastrointestinal procedures and surgeries in a recent report released by Healthgrades, an independent source for physician information and...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 9:37 AM
The Supreme Court is expected to make its ruling on health care reform Thursday and there's plenty of speculation about what they will decide.
We'll have to wait to find out, but until then Harris Interactive has polled everyday Americans to find out...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:00 AM
It's the season for joy and feasting … and for burglaries, house fires and other property problems caused by careless homeowners, according to a new study.
The mass exodus of Americans from their homes as they travel to visit relatives leaves...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 9:50 AM
To many people looking for work, references on job applications are a bit like long snappers in football: easily ignored.
But in the same way the oft-overlooked position can make or break the game, references hold surprising sway in hiring decisions,...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 9:53 AM
Life may be getting easier for vegans and vegetarians – especially the ones who still crave meat – with more food choices available from manufacturers and restaurants.
Activists participating in a nationwide effort Tuesday to convince...
| Jan 20, 2011
Just 30% of Americans use white pages phone books to look up telephone numbers and addresses. Even fewer Americans (22%) recycle them, according to a study released Wednesday. "If so few people use the phone book and recycle the phone......
| Feb 1, 2011
Where do people watch the Super Bowl? According to a survey by the Retail Advertising and Marketing Association, 41% of Americans are either planning to throw their own party or attend a party. That's up from last year. But what'...