| Jan 30, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Sen. Craig Tieszen wants the Legislature to add a definition of smoking to South Dakota’s code of laws.
He’s not aiming at electronic cigarettes or trying to change any of South Dakota’s regulations on where smokers can light up....
| Oct 11, 2010
As swimming pools close their gates and the weather becomes too cool for the beach, some of the most fervent sun lovers are flocking to tanning beds to preserve their summertime color.
Many are aware of the health risks. Though any form of ultraviolet...
| Sep 9, 2010
A new report from Harvard Medical School says middle-aged and older women need to worry about particular health concerns - osteoporosis, breast cancer, ovarian cancer and microvascular disease, a type of heart disease more common in women.
| Sep 10, 2010
You can't do much about those deposits of fat and waste products that dimple the skin on your thighs and buttocks, but you can do something. Here's what:
Lose extra pounds. Yes, thin people can get cellulite. But extra fat in the body tends to increase...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 12:25 PM
For two decades starting in the 1930s, the respected Journal of the American Medical Assn. (JAMA) ran advertisements for cigarettes. A long-running ad (see it and others here) proclaimed that "20,679 Physicians say 'LUCKIES are less irritating.'" All...
| Nov 23, 2010
| 12:33 PM
As you gaze across the bountiful Thanksgiving offerings on your table this year, be grateful for the life-extending benefits of orange. Orange as in alpha-carotene. Orange as in pumpkin, carrots and squash, the foods richest in this phytonutrient. A study...
| Oct 10, 2010
| 9:33 PM
YORK — Teachers noticed the 16-year-old York High School student stumbling around and acting strangely almost as soon as he arrived at school one morning a few weeks ago.
Noting the teen's slurred, incoherent speech, a teacher called for an...
| Jul 16, 2010
Most men these days strive for good health through diet, exercise and other self-care rituals. But one of the most vital aspects of self—sexuality—is often overlooked.
The fact is, proper sexual health for men is easily maintained with a...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 1:25 PM
The mother of R&B singer Mario today dropped the assault charges she filed against her son in October, admitting she was intoxicated at the time.
Shawntia Hardaway, who accused the Baltimore-born performer on October 1 of assaulting her and trashing...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:45 AM
A Westmont man was arrested for smoking cigarettes and drinking inside the same Downers Grove laundromat twice in two days, police said. Officers were called …...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Drug legalization supporters shouldn't compare their plight to Prohibition, writes Kevin A. Sabet in Wednesday's Op-Ed pages. The former senior adviser to President Obama's drug czar says it's too nuanced a situation -- legally, historically and...