| Feb 10, 2010
If your diet lacks fiber, it's your own fault. High levels of the cholesterol-lowering, regularity-inducing substance can now be found in many breads, pastas, cereals - even yogurts, cakes and juices.
Some foods, such as whole wheat bread, are...
| Aug 1, 2009
In a University of Central Florida classroom, a robotic mannequin named David lay on a hospital bed moaning in pain like a sick animatronic Disney character.
"Oooooh. It hurts. It hurts," the dummy groaned, its chest rising and falling with the help of...
| Sep 28, 2009
For consumers worried about E. coli on their cantaloupe or pesticides on their peaches, there's a new form of alleged assistance on grocery store shelves: bottled washes that promise to remove pesticide residues, wax, dirt and bacteria from fruit and...
| Sep 26, 2009
| 9:06 PM
Some of Central Florida's most prized recruits were on the field Friday night when Apopka traveled to Groveland South Lake.
Apopka has six players mentioned on the Sentinel's lists of top recruits, South Lake has three players.
Of those listed, two...
| Apr 2, 2009
| 6:29 PM
Bryan Bixler is dying.
He feels it in his bones a little more each day, as if passing the mirror in his Laguna Beach apartment and glancing at himself isn't evidence enough. Here's what greets him: sunken eyes, paper-thin arms and legs that hang like a...
| Feb 23, 2009
It's a kitchen degreaser. It's a window cleaner. It kills athlete's foot. Oh, and you can drink it.
Sounds like the old "Saturday Night Live" gag for Shimmer, the faux floor polish plugged by Gilda Radner. But the elixir is real. It has been approved...
| Apr 30, 2009
As the World Health Organization raised its infectious disease alert level Wednesday and health officials confirmed the first death linked to swine flu inside U.S. borders, scientists studying the virus are coming to the consensus that this hybrid...
| Dec 24, 2009
| 11:51 PM
B.J. Butler has not decommitted from his pledge to attend the University of Georgia, but he's close.
The 6-foot-3, 240-pound athlete from Kissimmee Osceola is a Louisville offer away from putting the Bulldogs in his rearview mirror.
| Aug 17, 2010
| 2:14 PM
James Wilder will announce Wednesday at 5 p.m. from Tampa Plant High that he will be heading to the University of Georgia to further his football career, according to website FanHouse.com.
FanHouse attributed anonymous sources for the information.
| Aug 25, 2010
| 7:49 PM
The script for the BP oil spill is falling apart.
There will be no environmental calamity. The Gulf of Mexico is healing itself faster than anyone imagined.
And for the many critics of BP's and the government's handling of the disaster, there is even...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 5:24 PM
"Please Come Back to Me"
By Jessica Treadway University of Georgia Press, $24.95
"Fiction is about everything human," writer Flannery O’Connor said, and Jessica Treadway's novella and story collection, 'Please Come Back to Me,' showcases that...