| Jan 6, 2015
| 9:56 AM
Look no further than your own spice rack to help protect against chronic diseases like heart disease and cancer.
Herbs and spices not only punch up food's appeal, but they can also boost your immune system to help fight disease. Some herbs and spices...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 3:40 AM
The fish smell is overwhelming.
But when there are hungry penguins to feed – and they eat raw herring, krill, smelt and silverside – there’s going to be an odor in the air.
“They eat fresher fish than me,” says Michelle...
| 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...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 3:57 PM
— Connecticut's Medical Marijuana Program could be broadened to allow patients who suffer sickle cell disease, chronic pain after back surgery and severe psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.
Tourette's disorder, however, will not be added to the...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 3:07 PM
North Chicago-based AbbVie issued a strong outlook for 2015 on Thursday after the markets closed.
The biopharmaceutical company that was spun off from Abbott Laboratories expects earnings per share between $3.99 and $4.19 in 2015.
The company said...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 1:14 PM
Born Dola Mae Holestine on a large, prosperous family ranch in Marshfield, Missouri, Dola was surrounded by an extended family and her three siblings, Betty, Jackie and Joe. Born September 5, 1924, she attended a one-room school house in the village,...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 5:20 AM
Julie Dawson hears life in all its clanging, chiming, gonging, bonging charm.
That's because she has spent decades tracking and finding bells all over the world.
She has 15,000 photographs of bells and nearly as many stories.
She has written one book...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Studies show a healthy lifestyle can prevent a number of illnesses and diseases, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity and certain types of cancer. And in Howard County, achieving that lifestyle is easier than you might think. Here are 15...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Dear Readers: Here are interesting new medications that hit the market in 2014. Happy holidays! Love, Suzy
Jublia (efinaconazole), topical solution, Rx: This antifungal can be used for toenail fungus (for example, onychomycosis). I like topical medicine...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 2:05 PM
I’m a guy. I don’t ask for directions and I think I know how to fix everything and if I truly don’t know how to fix something, I’m going to pretend I do (without looking at the instruction manual).
This article here is written for...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 8:28 PM
I tend to be optimistic most of the time. My father, who sometimes bordered on delusional optimism, likely shaped my outlook. I am grateful for his positive approach to life and certain that had he been pessimistic, my life would be darker in ugly ways....