| Oct 7, 2010
The Pew Forum on Religion & Public life this week published a short, 15-question religion quiz. The quiz is a shorter version of the "3,412 sampled adults who were asked these and other questions in the U.S. Religious Knowledge Survey." The poll was...
| Oct 21, 2010
Between acceptance and defiance there's a middle way of relatively small tweaks that will make an old face look younger.
Age affects every nook and cranny of the body, but nowhere are the consequences on such open display as on our faces. Dozens of...
| Oct 9, 2010
| 7:41 PM
There are plenty of nice online photos of Virginia congressional candidate Krystal Ball — portraits of a serious young woman in a dark suit, sweet shots of a young mother with her baby girl.
But the ones that put her on the map last week are the...
| Mar 24, 2010
So much noise. Rock concerts. Traffic. IPods. Always something in your ear.
Until nature demands silence.
"We don't know what's going to happen to the kids with plug-ins in their ears," says audiologist Janell Reid. "There's a huge concern about...
| Jun 2, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Five months ago, I woke up with severe ringing in my left ear. The ringing stopped after a couple of days but returned three months later and is now in both ears. It's a mix of a constant high-pitched buzzing, ringing and a whistling...
| May 14, 2010
Hats offer a strong defense against developing wrinkles, age spots and skin cancer on your face, neck and ears. But not just any hats. Here's what you need to know to ensure you're getting a chic accessory and maximum protection.
What Sun Protective Hats...
| Jun 22, 2010
Disney's classic character Dumbo was all ears, and quite self-conscious about it.
Ironically, there are many children who would like to be able to fly away for the very same reason. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reports that...
| Mar 22, 2011
Leslie Clay always wanted a convertible--and three years ago she got one--and hasn't looked back.
"It was great," Leslie said. "It's a very liberating experience and I don't know if I'll ever drive a car that's not a convertible again."
When the weather...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 8:45 AM
When it comes time to crank the volume on everyday banter, there are hearing aids that won't break the bank It's a statistic that confounds and frustrates just about anyone who works to make sure the sounds of everyday living are heard: Only about 1 in...
| Jul 23, 2010
Total time: 1 hour, plus chilling time for the butter
Note: This butter can be made a day ahead and stored tightly wrapped in the refrigerator.
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened to room temperature
3/4 teaspoon minced, seeded jalapeño
| Jul 26, 2010
Allergic reactions occur when your immune system misidentifies a neutral substance, called an allergen, as harmful. Allergens come into contact with your body through inhalation, swallowing, touching or by injection. Your immune system responds by...