| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:48 PM
In a previous article, I discussed the hygiene hypothesis, which attributes the current prevalence of autoimmune diseases to the antiseptic environment we provide for our children. This means dirt's good. Some dirt.
But passing gas? Who's says that's...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 10:37 AM
European regulators have recommended approval for two drugs made by AbbVie to treat hepatitis C, both of which belong to a new generation of medicines that have proved effective in treating the condition that is the most common cause of liver...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Willy Burgdorfer, a Swiss-born researcher who gained international recognition for discovering the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, died Monday of complications of Parkinson's disease in western Montana. He was 89.
A spokesman at the Daly-Leach Chapel...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Dear Readers: Low-dose naltrexone, or LDN, is the prescription medication that every doctor has heard of, but rarely prescribes. Regular naltrexone (not low dose) is used for heroin addicts, alcoholics and opiate withdrawal. The low-dose version of the...
| Nov 25, 2014
For $75, the interior designer was supposed to look at my kitchen and help me decide on paint or wallpaper, and how to make the space more efficient.
But first, she proceeded to tell me everything else that needed changing in our house.
"It looks like...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 10:36 AM
In this season when we gather roots from the earth, and fowl from the field, when the slant of the sun drops lower and the light turns molasses, here is the challenge: Be attentive to wonder and wisdom. Stitch the day with blessing. Bow head and whisper,...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Former state legislator Mandy Dawson was freed from federal detention to enter a residential drug treatment program Monday after pleading guilty to violating probation by using cocaine.
Dawson, 58, has been in custody since her arrest in June...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Farhan Zaidi sees a great trade for the Dodgers.
"Hey Josh Byrnes, what do you think of this?" he asks.
"I like it, let me ask Andrew Friedman," Josh says.
Friedman replies, "I have to run this by Stan Kasten."
Stan says, "Hold on while I get...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:10 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A year ago, Jason Dufner ambled around Oak Hill Country Club, winning his first major championship and hearts of golf fans introduced to the relaxed concept of Dufnering.
Dufner's goals for the 96th PGA Championship, which begins...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Dr. Jamie Peters counsels his patients on fitness for the aging, and Denis Nagan is the model patient.
Nagan, 69, has been active in sports or fitness since grade school. Peters is a sports medicine specialist caring for aging athletes and other older...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Anyone who has spent a few hours glued to the televised broadcast of the Westminster Dog Show, watching highly skilled dogs jump and hop their way to national recognition, can imagine just how much training and practice are required to get to the national...