| Sep 28, 2009
The choice to remove a healthy breast in order to avoid breast cancer is a deeply personal decision that appears to be on the upswing in one group of women, according to a study published today in the journal Cancer.
Among women who had cancer in one...
| Nov 9, 2009
Certain groups of kids are more likely to exclude meat than others -- and teens top the list.
In a 2009 poll by the Vegetarian Resource Group, an advocacy organization, for example, 11% of girls ages 13 to 15 said they were vegetarian. A 2001 survey of...
| Nov 9, 2009
It's not hard to get all of your daily needs from nonmeat sources, nutritionists say, but it takes thought and planning -- plus a few tricks.
No matter how old your vegetarian kids are, the first step is to educate yourself on healthful alternatives to...
| Nov 9, 2009
Toddlers who refuse to eat furry animals; teenagers who suddenly hate everything their parents cook; children of vegetarian parents. Whether it's your choice or theirs, raising a vegetarian kid can be a challenge.
Along with the power struggles --...
| Nov 8, 2009
To many people, it's a health food. To others, it's simply soda in disguise.
That virtuous glass of juice is feeling the squeeze as doctors, scientists and public health authorities step up their efforts to reduce the nation's girth.
| Nov 13, 2009
| 1:54 AM
Seminole defensive back Tyrone Bouie will announce his college selection tonight before the team plays Lake Howell in their homecoming game.
"I just feel like since it's our last home game before the playoffs, that's really why [I want to wait]," said...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 11:02 PM
Corona del Mar High senior Garrett Larson has signed a national letter of intent to swim for the University of Minnesota.
Larson finished third in the 200 individual medley and fourth in the 100 breaststroke last spring at the CIF Southern Section...
| Nov 30, 2010
With twinkling Christmas lights, jingling sleigh bells and chestnuts roasting on open fires — not to mention inescapable holiday jewelry commercials hawking diamond rings — it's no wonder December reigns as the most popular month to pop the...
| Dec 8, 2010
We Midwesterners have a way with words. And the rest of the country has a way of replying, "Say what?"
Consider this e-mail from Northern Californian Carolyn Koehler, in response to an article about commonly mixed-up words. (More on the mixed-up words...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 4:33 PM
The University of Minnesota is confident the Bears and Vikings will play at TCF Bank Stadium on Monday night, but the NFL has final say and no official announcement has been made.
NFL officials inspected the stadium, which is blanketed in snow,...
| Dec 20, 2010
Most people can count calories. Many have a clue about where fat lurks in their diets. However, fewer give carbohydrates much thought, or know why they should.
But a growing number of top nutritional scientists blame excessive carbohydrates — not...