| May 16, 2014
| 6:26 AM
Seniors and Pets, Part I: Health Benefits of Seniors owning Pets
Pets give more to humans than humans could ever give in return. The benefits we receive from pets are abundant. They provide companionship, emotional support, bonding, and some even...
| May 14, 2014
| 2:30 AM
How much would you pay for a drink that promises to revitalize your mind and body, elevate your energy or give you the focus you need to cross every item off your to-do list? Catching a third wind is priceless, which is why energy-drink sales are in the...
| May 28, 2014
| 9:38 PM
With the focus on concussions in young athletes intensifying across the nation, the White House on Wednesday unveiled a raft of initiatives aimed at preventing mild traumatic brain injury and improving its diagnosis and treatment in children.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Once vilified for its abundant fat content, coconut oil is being trumpeted as a miracle elixir. As a health fad, it's dual purpose, bandied about as a head-to-toe natural beauty product and as a food that can cure what ails you.
Coconut oil's health...
| Jun 11, 2014
We learn as children that doing the right thing often comes at a cost. For businesses, there's an actual ledger.
If the proverbial road to hell is in fact paved with good intentions, executives with publicly held companies fear the Street will kick them...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 12:41 PM
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration's move to regulate e-cigarettes drew criticism Thursday from some public health advocates, who said the regulations do not go far enough to protect young consumers.
The proposed rule would for the...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:08 AM
WASHINGTON — Challenged to list several questionable procedures that are commonly used in their field, America's joint surgeons came out against custom shoe inserts and two types of dietary supplements.
They also discouraged the long-term use of...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:10 AM
While a vote of 612-550 resolved the town government budget for fiscal 2014-15, the school budget is headed for round three following a cut of an additional $342,000.
The cut was made by the Board of Finance the day after the revised school spending...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:48 PM
As the school year in Howard County came to a close last week, the Folly Quarter Middle School community was celebrating its National Blue Ribbon honor when school officials announced another recent accolade — an online education resource named...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Maybe you've sworn off refined "white" sugar and think that sweetening a latte with, say, agave nectar, is better because, "it's natural." Truth is, most health experts agree that the best move you can make when it comes to added sugars (those added to...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 5:46 PM
Rosie O'Donnell has lost almost 50 pounds, she announced Thursday on Twitter, posting a before-and-after photo comparison showing how much progress she's made since last year's gastric-sleeve surgery.
"Almost 50 lbs off - I can see it," she wrote,...