| Oct 6, 2010
| 5:14 PM
Doctors are seeing an increase in the number of tech-related problems, and we’re hearing new terms that we’ve never heard before. Blackberry thumb, cell phone elbow, and computer vision syndrome are the newest ailments to float around a...
| Jun 8, 2010
Yoga is more than just striking a pose. But how you strike that pose is nonetheless critical.
Maintaining correct form is essential not only for building a solid yoga practice but also because improperly doing the same yoga poses repeatedly —...
| Jun 3, 2010
Your body is a walking, talking billboard telling the world how well it's being managed by you. Your waistline, skin tone and even your disposition are all outward signs of just how well you're doing. But there's another marker that is putting some pretty...
| Jun 21, 2010
| 11:17 AM
A Long Island woman who lost a thumb and two forefingers last year after someone threw a lit M-80 firecracker at her from a passing car, has plenty to be thankful for after doctors successfully amputated her toe to replace her missing thumb.
| Jul 5, 2010
| 4:04 AM
Macy's flagship store in New York City's Herald Square is again being criticized for allowing hazardous conditions to exist -- this time after a 4-year-old boy's finger was completely severed by a wooden escalator.
On Friday, Maxlee Gell-Tejada,...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 9:23 AM
Part of an ongoing series looking at the reality behind health claims.
Claim: Over the years, renowned authorities--mothers, aunts and a mother-in-law--warned Dr. Donald Unger that knuckle cracking leads to arthritis of the fingers.
Reality: For 50...
| Jul 25, 2010
"'Course it's a legend. But legends be the only stories as is true."
Grandpa, in "Misty of Chincoteague," by Marguerite Henry
As he motors his pontoon boat away from the dock and into one of the shallow channels that surround Chincoteague Island, tour...
| Sep 12, 2010
| 2:43 PM
Anyone who's struggled to match the grace of a dexterous chopstick handler might think using your fingers and bread is a relative cinch. I'm not so sure. But those who need help mastering the practice will find a valuable teacher in Dukem, 1100 Maryland...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 11:46 AM
A man is in custody and a Chicago police officer sustained minor injuries after the man tried to steal a catalytic converter from a U-haul truck rental facility on the Northwest Side, police said.
A security officer working at the rental facility on the...
| Jun 12, 2008
| 10:28 AM
PITY the poor blueberry.
Often it gets lost in the mix, thrown in among brighter, showier berries, or overlooked simply because it seems to be around all the time. It's not exactly the most outgoing of berries either, with its broodily dark color and...