| 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...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 7:01 AM
A son, Jackson Dean Palk, was born to John and Jenny (Smith) Palk at 9:48 a.m. June 11, 2011, at the Univerisity of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. Jackson weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long at birth. Grandparents...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 8:19 AM
FRIDAY, AUG. 12
The Up North Network of BNI meets every Friday at the Elks Club in the Beacon Center, Charlevoix. Meetings are from 7-8:30 a.m. and visitors are welcome. For information or a reservation to attend, call Pam Ulvund, (231) 881-...
| 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...
| Feb 22, 2010
Whenever you feel tightness in your chest, shoulders and back, practice this variation of a backbend, or bridge pose. It will help release tension in your mid- and upper back as well as stretch and strengthen your hips and legs.
Lie back on a mat with...
| Mar 15, 2010
In seated twists like this one, it's important to sit up tall and focus on lengthening your spine before you begin to twist. Done correctly, spinal twists increase circulation and build strength and flexibility in your back muscles. But you must be warmed...
| Dec 9, 2009
| 8:50 PM
Earlier this year we asked Jeannine Stein, author of "Re-Bound: Creating Handmade Books From Recycled and Repurposed Materials" to come up with a few DIY projects for the holidays. One idea she had was this card hanger that can display dozens of holiday...