| Jan 9, 2013
| 9:45 AM
People looking for dental care in underserved areas could get some help from dental hygienists thanks to a law that recently went into effect.
Through the South Dakota Dental Practice Act, hygienists will be able to independently perform routine dental...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 11:31 AM
As long as passions are running hot and heavy in Allentown over whether to hock the city's water system decades into the future, it may be a good time to consider whether to continue injecting poison into that system's drinking water.
A little bit of...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Pop star Beyonce Knowles-Carter should make her $50-million endorsement deal with soda maker PepsiCo the best thing she never had, according to a health advocacy group.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest is ringing the alarm on the diva&...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 8:07 PM
Six area organizations recently received grants from Summit Endowment to aid them in implementing or continuing programs to benefit the community, the organization announced recently.
Grants were awarded to:
• Chambersburg Hospital Research...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 4:08 PM
If sugary sodas are as bad for you as nutritionists and, increasingly, local officials nationwide insist, it stands to reason a drink containing a sugar substitute might be better for you, right? Not so fast! Studies of diet soda's health impact are...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 11:35 AM
A California man is suing Dr Pepper Snapple Group, the Plano, Tex. manufacturer of 7UP, in federal court over what he says are misleading antioxidant claims about its regular and diet Cherry Antioxidant, Mixed Berry Antioxidant, and Pomegranate...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 10:37 AM
A nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly provides a guest post. This week, Mindy Athas weighs in on apples.
Finding fresh, local and tasty ripe apples in the fall is easy. May some apple wisdom fall upon your head.
| Nov 16, 2012
Butterball Turkey Hot Line
To reach the Turkey Talk Line:
Miss the live chat? See what questions our Butterball Turkey Talk Line expert talked about here.
Turkey with 7-Grain Bread and Squash Stuffing
| Oct 6, 2011
| 5:10 PM
Nobody wants to spend good money to heat the outdoors. But that’s what you could be doing if your house has excessive air leaks.
The more air that flows in through little cracks, holes and gaps in your home’s exterior, the more you have to...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 9:42 PM
My daughter went to the dentist last week for her six-month checkup and left the office with a “No cavities club” sticker. She stuck it on her shirt and went off happily to school. I thought it was cute but hardly unusual. But then I read...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 1:31 PM
Greek Yogurt Cheesekcate With Ouzo Poached Figs
15 plain melba toasts (about 4 ounces; not Melba "snacks")
One-third cup walnut halves
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
14 ounces reduced-fat Neufchâtel cream cheese
1 1/3 cups sugar