| Feb 20, 2015
| 10:11 AM
In an old trailer at the edge of a cemetery lives a little dog who loves meatloaf.
Scarfs it down with tail wagging and then begs for more.
Therein lies the problem.
The meatloaf isn't meant for Andy, a 7-year-old schnauzer. It's for his owner, Jack...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 8:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have osteoarthritis in my spine. About a month ago, I got a steroid shot in my lower back because my doctor said it might help with stiffness and pain in my back and legs. It worked wonderfully, and my symptoms are gone now. How does...
| Feb 11, 2015
For their 25th anniversary, The National Foundation-March of Dimes released a series of four images of U.S. Presidents with March of Dimes poster children....
| Feb 13, 2015
| 10:54 AM
Former state legislator Mandy Dawson, who spent several extra months in federal prison for using cocaine while on probation, was released Friday after promising she will continue to battle her addiction.
"I do have issues and I take them seriously," said...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 2:13 PM
Tuffy's Pet Foods Inc. of Perham, Minnesota, is voluntarily recalling specific lots of 4 lb. bags of Nutrisca Chicken and Chick Pea Recipe Dry Dog Food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Tuffy's manufactured the product...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 7:32 AM
Maybe you're recovering from surgery or dealing with a condition such as arthritis or back pain. Or maybe you're just combating the aches and pains of advancing years. But one way or another, Consumer Reports notes, there's a good chance that at some...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 2:44 PM
Former state legislator Mandy Dawson was sent back to federal prison — for the fourth time — Thursday after prosecutors said she tested positive for cocaine use while on probation.
Three of the four prison stints Dawson, 58, served in recent...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:52 AM
Q: My 4-year-old Australian Shepherd now barks at people on bicycles as they go by the house. She never did this before. What's going on? -- C.J., San Diego, CA
A: Certified dog behavior consultant and longtime Australian Shepherd owner Liz Palika says,...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:18 AM
The early-morning holiday shoppers of last month have been replaced at the mall by early-morning walkers, some of whom have begun new exercise regimens for the new year.
Marty Martinez, who knows just about everyone who walks at the Towson Town Center,...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Have you ever had a sore throat, been stung by a bee, or twisted your ankle? Do you have arthritis, back pain or headaches? Whenever you are in pain, your body makes compounds in response to the injury, which causes temporary redness, heat and swelling....
| Feb 2, 2015
| 2:25 PM
Connecticut will move forward with a change in regulation to expand the Medical Marijuana Program by adding three medical conditions to the original 11 that allow a person to buy and use marijuana in the state.
Consumer Protection Commissioner Jonathan A...