| Dec 5, 2014
| 9:56 AM
Is sugar making us sick?
A team of scientists at the University of California in San Francisco believes so, and they're doing something about it. They launched an initiative to bring information on food and drink and added sugar to the public by...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Qiana Sago knew she had a problem.
Three years ago, at age 30, she weighed 269 pounds. She was taking pills for high blood pressure. Her triglycerides were "the highest you can have," she said.
Working as an LAX custodian, she was surrounded by fast...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Our local ‘Valley Girls’ open up and answer questions about their businesses. Meet Susan Bella Linski, owner of Susan Bella LLC in Allentown’s historic West End theater district.
Each issue we profile a Lehigh Valley businesswoman...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Never fear, it will not be a blue Christmas for fans of the familiar lights atop PPL Tower.
The Allentown utility recently upgraded the lighting that for years gave the 22-story landmark its trademark red and yellow glow, subtly altering the city's...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 12:50 PM
No one should have to choose between their health and a paycheck. Which is why, with all that is still unknown about the dangers of e-cigarette use, we must put public health first and prohibit the use of these unregulated products in all workplaces,...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Palm oil may seem like the latest item to hit the food world, but it's been around for decades. After World War II, improvements in palm oil technology and transportation brought it to convenience and snack food manufacturing on...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Most people who got those annoying robocalls offering them free medical alerts knew the devices weren't really free. We now know how much they cost.
Authorities announced a settlement last week with nine companies and four individuals they allege were...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 10:18 AM
Mountain Warehouse leases distribution facility
Mountain Warehouse, a British outdoor retailer of equipment and clothing for camping, skiing, cycling and other outdoor activities, recently leased a 50,256-square-foot distribution facility at 2015 City...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:30 AM
I've received several questions via our iPhone App about recent discussions in both the media and the medical community surrounding sudden cardiac death (SCD) in young athletes.
Each year, between 10 million and 12 million kids in the U.S. participate in...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Tel Aviv — Because heart cells cannot multiply and cardiac muscles contain few stem cells, heart tissue is unable to repair itself after a heart attack. Now Tel Aviv University researchers are literally setting a new gold standard in cardiac...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Congratulations to the winners of the annual Best Bets awards.
Every year, Orlando Sentinel publishes Central Florida's favorite picks of local dining, shopping, services and entertainment -- all chosen by you, our readers.
We're proud to announce...