| Oct 3, 2014
| 11:12 AM
In the 1970s, a pair of Danish researchers ventured north of the Arctic Circle and into medical lore. Studying a scattered Inuit population, they concluded that eating plenty of fish and other marine animals protected this group from heart disease.
| Sep 28, 2014
| 8:36 PM
Just days away from his 100th birthday, University of Illinois adjunct professor Fred Kummerow continues to wage war on trans fats — personally from his kitchen table and professionally through a proliferation of research papers he is still...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 6:25 PM
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has been awarded a $3.5 million federal grant to invest in diabetes and heart disease prevention efforts in five designated regions in the state, including Baltimore.
The award is one of 21 grants...
| Jul 18, 2009
About one of every three Americans will develop some form of malignancy during his or her lifetime. This year alone, about 1,437,000 new cases will be diagnosed, and more than 565,000 people will die of the disease. Cancer is the second leading cause of...
| Jul 22, 2009
Coffee drinkers, rejoice! The heavenly brew, once deemed harmful to health, is turning out to be, if not quite a health food, at least a low-risk drink, and in many ways a beneficial one. It could protect against diabetes, liver cancer, cirrhosis and...
| Jul 19, 2010
| 9:57 AM
Work in retirement? It might sound like a contradiction in terms, but we're looking for ways to achieve financial security over a retirement that could last 20 years or more.
One of the best ways to do that is to work just a little longer than you...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Have some bold red heels you’ve been waiting to show off?
Town Center at Boca Raton is hosting the third annual “Red Stiletto Stroll” at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Attendees are encouraged to flaunt their red heels while raising funds and...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 11:11 AM
Before having children, I had no idea how much of a control freak I actually was. Yes, I always had the anxiety part, but even that grew tenfold. My hubby and I lived in an apartment in NYC, where he was able to mask his inability to do simple household...
| May 31, 2012
| 2:26 PM
The owners of contaminated land at a closed golf course west of Boca Raton failed to follow-up with cleanup results, which could trigger punishments if they don’t deliver, according to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.
| Apr 27, 2011
| 7:13 PM
Too much soot and smog remains in the air in South Florida, despite improvements over the past few years.
An annual report by the American Lung Association gives Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties mixed grades for air quality, although it...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Construction of the airport runway will continue, a federal judge ruled Friday, denying Dania Beach's effort to stop it.
U.S. District Judge James I. Cohn on Friday issued a 22-page ruling rejecting Dania Beach's request for an injunction that would have...