| Mar 11, 2011
| 5:04 PM
Not long after stepping into the eerie new show of ultra-realistic sculpture at the Contemporary Art Center of Virginia you may start to feel like you stumbled into a world where time stands still.
Art — the aging watchman who sits by the...
| 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...
| Jul 21, 2010
U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., introduced legislation Tuesday that would toughen safety standards for cosmetics, including requiring regular government testing of products for hazardous ingredients.
The call for testing of cosmetics — from...
| Jun 15, 2010
Here are seven cosmetic procedure options for looking younger without going under the knife. They vary in treatment, recovery time and cost, so consult with your dermatologist or plastic surgeon to decide which procedure is best for you.
| May 28, 2010
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is broadening its investigation of mercury in skin-lightening creams after more than a dozen people using products in California and Virginia were found to have elevated levels of the toxic metal.
State and federal...
| May 27, 2010
As the weather gets warmer, it's time to head out to play, and if you have freckles, they are eager to join the party.
Many people do have freckles, and not just the fair-skinned, red-haired among us. People with freckles come in every color, age and...
| May 24, 2010
The Food and Drug Administration said Friday it will investigate skin-lightening creams for dangerous amounts of mercury.
Responding to a Chicago Tribune investigation that found high levels of the toxic metal in some creams, the FDA said it has...
| May 18, 2010
| 6:12 PM
Some creams promising to lighten skin, eliminate age spots and zap freckles contain high levels of mercury, a toxic metal that can cause severe health problems, a Tribune investigation has found.
The newspaper sent 50 skin-lightening creams to a...
| May 18, 2010
| 4:12 PM
Some creams promising to lighten skin, eliminate age spots and zap freckles contain high levels of mercury, a toxic metal that can cause severe health problems, a Chicago Tribune investigation has found.
The newspaper sent 50 skin-lightening creams to...
| Apr 29, 2010
Information in these three-part articles will help you look and feel younger.
Lip liner: As we mature beyond 50, our lips thin. Lip liner defines and redefines the lip line. Liner helps to visually enlarge the lips and keep the lipstick from...
| Sep 30, 2009
| 4:15 PM
I wasn't due for another month when my water broke. Neal and I lay there naked and shocked in a puddle of amniotic fluid. We were an hour from the hospital, at Neal's house in Beach Haven. The bedroom was warm but my teeth chattered.
"Oh, God," I said....