| Feb 11, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Look what The Bottom Line just uncovered beneath several feet of drifting snow:
Gas furnaces, carbon monoxide and rotten eggs: Homes heated by natural gas vent a byproduct, carbon monoxide, to the outside of the house. A side-wall vent blocked by...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 6:53 AM
It's a virus just about everyone is carrying around. "It just stays there and it just basically is asleep for several years," says Dr. Maurice Duggins of the Kansas University School of Medicine.
When it wakes up, the shingles virus brings a red...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 10:05 AM
The architect Cheryl Mohr craves natural light so much that even when the sun is bouncing off the nearby South River and streaming through the 22-foot-tall wall of windows that surrounds her living room, Mohr can't bring herself to lower the blinds....
| Jan 31, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Just about everyone carries around the Shingles Virus. When it wakes up, it brings a red blistery rash...and a lot of pain.
Anyone who's had chicken pox has the virus inside them.
FactFinder 12 Investigator Brian Heap talks about how you can keep from...
| Dec 19, 2012
By the end of the year, most of us are shopped out. But for those of us with Flexible Spending Accounts, there are more purchases to be made before Dec. 31.
Close to 35 million Americans have Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) as part of their medical...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 8:42 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - "Be sure to use the handrail," national park guide Ronnie van Nostrand said as he led a small tour group upstairs in the only home Abraham Lincoln ever owned. "It's the same railing Mr. Lincoln used."
We had all come to Springfield...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 12:03 PM
Is your home ready for winter? David Cohen from Energy Upgrade California shows us how to keep the heat up and costs down.
Winter is here at last! When temperatures dip in Los Angeles many residents get a frigid wake-up call by Mother Nature. Many...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 12:06 PM
Elaine Popkin took off her shoes and poured herself a cup of hot coffee -- milky brown from all the cream -- after claiming a cot at Glendale’s winter shelter earlier this week.
“Let’s put it this way -- it’s home. For me, this...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:40 PM
Since November and December are months associated with giving, I would like to spotlight a few of the worthy volunteers who regularly give of their time to aid veterans. They give of their time on a weekly basis to chauffeur veterans to the Veterans...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 3:49 AM
Larry Dean, owner of Bel Air Liquors, and builder Todd Hoffman, owner of Innovative Building Solutions, were recognized at a joint U.S. Green Building Council Harford County Green Business Network event recently at the site of the new store along Main...
| Nov 17, 2012
To some people, winterizing means buying a thermal-lined jacket and insulated socks. Excuse the interruption, but we're talking about preparing your house for the next Nor'easter.
Here are 10 ways (and a bonus) to keep your home warmer, more energy-...