| Oct 12, 2011
| 12:42 PM
Cars get us from point A to point b In between, they communicate a little something about who we are
By Deb Acord
Walk through a dealership lot and what do you see reflected in the maze of gleaming paint, chrome and glass? A new...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 1:03 PM
You're deeply in love; you envision being a couple forever.
Yet for whatever reason, a wedding ceremony officializing your commitment isn't on the agenda. Don't let that prevent you from celebrating.
"So long as you're respectful of your guests, I...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:28 PM
When a tragedy strikes -- whether it's a shooting like the one at The Mall in Columbia, or one of the seemingly endless string of school shootings across the country -- it's often difficult to know how to discuss these incidents with your children. Tell...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:30 AM
ORLANDO, FLA. -- The annual North American Veterinary Conference, one of the largest meetings of its kind, was held here Jan. 19-22. Dr. Marty Becker, one of many featured speakers, discussed his concept of fear-free veterinary visits.
Dr. Becker, of...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it true that mindfulness exercises can help reduce stress? What does it involve?
ANSWER: Meditation is a group of practices that train the mind to be more focused and relaxed, as well as more compassionate and less judgmental....
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:27 PM
There’s a catchy tune called “When Mama Ain’t Happy (Ain’t Nobody Happy).”
The song is about a man who stays out late drinking and comes home to an angry wife. For such domestic drama, the lyrics and music strike a...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Adolescents treated with the antidepressant fluoxetine -- better known by its commercial name, Prozac -- appear to undergo changes in brain signaling that result in changed behavior well into adulthood, says a new study.
Adult mice and rats who were...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:36 PM
At their teacher's suggestion, some Centennial High School students are closing their eyes in class and taking their minds off academic subjects.
They are relaxing instead of sitting tensely on the edge of their chairs.
And they are thinking...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Laurel Regional Hospital officials are in the development stage of a major project that focuses on tackling women's health issues in a big way. According to hospital officials, they hope to soon open a one-stop facility, separate from the main building,...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death among both men and women, consistently taking more lives each year than all cancers and AIDS combined. Making the sobering statistics even worse is the fact that in many cases cardiovascular...
| Dec 20, 2013
Dear Pharmacist: I'm prone to tension headaches. But during the holidays, they're constant. I take ibuprofen and sometimes hydrocodone. Can you help me? — J.R., San Jose, Calif.
Dear J.R.: Tension headaches are the most common type of headache....