| 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,...
| 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 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 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 17, 2014
Twenty years ago Jeff Baker started a promotional product company in a spare bedroom in his home in Indianapolis.
Today, that business, called Noble, has turned into a privately held multimillion-dollar niche product manufacturing company that takes...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Starting this weekend, anyone interested in changing an existing health insurance policy or buying a new one can do so during the second open enrollment period under Obamacare.
Those interested in having a plan in place by Jan. 1 must make their...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The room fell silent for seven minutes as Illinois Rep. Tammy Duckworth upbraided a government contractor.
"Shame on you," the congresswoman scolded Braulio Castillo at an oversight hearing in Washington, D.C., last year, accusing the business owner...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Several upcoming races have holiday themes, but two in particular -- the Santa Speedo Run and Cupid's Undie Run -- spice up the usual "wear a turkey costume" or "wear jingle bells and a Santa hat" recommendations.
Hunter's Creek Turkey Trot 5K: This...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 6:00 PM
As the days get shorter, our thoughts turn to last year's flu and bronchitis season. The 2013-14 influenza season was particularly tough on the 25-to-64 age group, and experts say we should be prepared for a repeat performance. Is there a way to not...