| Aug 18, 2009
| 8:41 PM
Colleges coaches at major BCS players have been asking themselves all summer, "Am I going to be in Seantrel's 5?"
Well, now we know, and Urban Meyer probably did a little dance, because the No. 1-ranked player in the nation, according to Rivals.com, will...
| Aug 27, 2009
While researching a book on exercise and the brain, John Ratey learned that intense exercise releases a hormone that burns belly fat and adds muscle fibers. So the Harvard Medical School psychiatrist swapped out 40-minute jogging sessions on the treadmill...
| Aug 31, 2009
America's sweet tooth is growing. Like many other mammals, we are hooked on sugar because it is packed with energy and our bodies have evolved ways of encouraging us to consume more of it.
The trouble is, foods and beverages with added sugars are...
| Oct 2, 2009
Emmy-winning actress Jessica Lange is visiting New Orleans this weekend to discuss her passion for photography at the Ogden Museum of Art.
The "Tootsie" actress is an accomplished photographer who in 1967 won a scholarship to study photography at the...
| Oct 2, 2009
Mononucleosis, the curse of high school and college students, doesn't have to bring social and academic lives to a screeching halt, researchers say. Instead, the disease can be treated to shorten the duration of the illness and reduce the chance of...
| Jan 6, 2010
Faint, black out, swoon, pass out. They're all names for the same thing - a temporary loss of consciousness followed by a fairly rapid and complete recovery. It's frightening when it comes out of the blue, more so when it happens again and again. The...
| Oct 7, 2009
A growing threat for food-borne illnesses comes attractively packaged, is stunningly convenient and is increasingly popular with shoppers looking for healthy meals: ready-to-eat leafy greens that make putting together a green salad as easy as opening a...
| May 24, 2010
| 10:43 AM
- Walter Bowser excelled in multiple sports at Huntington
- He graduated from the University of Minnesota
- In football, he passed for 42 touchdowns
Walter Bowser, a three-sport star at the former Huntington High during the 1960s, has been selected to...
| May 25, 2010
Dr. Mehmet Oz is known as "America's Doctor," and it's not much of a stretch.
Though he is a medical specialist -- an acclaimed cardiac surgeon -- Oz offers health information on just about any topic, from diet to child care to sex, through a...
| May 28, 2010
The two small-town hospitals could hardly be more alike. Just 20 miles apart in southern Minnesota, they're both run by the Mayo Health System and even share some of the same doctors.
Yet in Albert Lea, patients hospitalized with heart failure are...
| Jun 5, 2010
June is the time of glory for roses. Wandering in a blooming rose garden, those who think they have no room for these most glamorous of flowering shrubs may experience a twist of envy.
But no need. Small-space gardeners can have roses too: Just grow them...