| Jan 15, 2015
| 2:30 AM
"SOMETIMES I have trouble catching my breath. Maybe when God breathed life into all of us, he didn't breathe enough into me."
That's Natalie Wood, in "This Property is Condemned," uttering a very Tennessee Williams-like line, to Robert Redford. In fact,...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 8:28 PM
Notes: Oswego shows heart to battle disease
The beat goes on this week at Oswego, where basketball is more than a game.
Friday’s home date with Minooka has been designated American Heart Association Red Out Game, with fans being...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:07 AM
Florida's youth are less likely to smoke than kids in every other state but Utah, according to a new report.
Florida had a 7.5 percent smoking rate among high school students, according to the study by the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, the American...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 4:19 PM
HACKENSACK, N.J. — Superstorm Sandy ripped houses from their foundations, reshaped the Jersey Shore and shuttered countless businesses in October 2012, but now researchers at Rutgers University tell of another devastating consequence: It increased...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Boards of directors
Charles Fitzgerald, principal and founding member, Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo LLC, Orlando, was elected to the board of the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards.
The Greater Orlando American Heart Association appointed the...
| Dec 17, 2014
Barbara Barlage, assistant branch manager at BankUnited in Boca Raton, recently was appointed to the board of directors for the Schoolhouse Children's Museum & Learning Center in Boynton Beach.
A former Realtor, Barlage, was formerly on the...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 3:38 PM
People who eschew takeout for home cooking eat healthier foods, whether they aim to or not, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins University.
"When people cook most of their meals at home, they consume fewer carbohydrates, less sugar and less...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 7:22 PM
Back when Brian Burke used to smoke cigarettes, merely playing with his young son could leave him winded and wheezing. But now that the 38-year-old puffs on e-cigarettes instead, his lungs feel so much better he's taken up jogging.
"This," he said,...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Our very own community treasure and lifesaver, Hoag Hospital, welcomed more than 500 local citizens to its 46th annual Christmas Carol Ball.
Produced by the Hoag Hospital Foundation, the gala unfolded Dec. 6 at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort,...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Health authorities in the U.S. are taking fresh aim at a “silent killer” with a recommendation that all American adults be screened for high blood pressure.
People should be screened once a year if they are at least 40 years old, if they are...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Go ahead, brew and pour. Previous studies have shown that coffee can lower your risk of diabetes, liver cancer, Alzheimer's and skin cancer. Here are three new reasons to drink your coffee and feel good about it:
1. Boost your blood flow
A new study...