| Dec 31, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Heart disease and cancer, which cause of deaths of half of Americans who die each year, continued to loosen their deadly grip in 2013, while rates of deaths attributed to flu and pneumonia surged, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention said this...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 10, 2014
Well-known and visible in the community, Armand Grossman has filed to run for Boca Raton City Council, going after Deputy Mayor Constance Scott's seat since she is term limited and can't run again.
The Municipal Election is March 10, but Grossman...
| 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...
| 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 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 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 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...