| Apr 24, 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.
1. Lie back on a mat with...
| May 8, 2010
During her years as a reporter covering the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Maryn McKenna grew accustomed to being called "Scary Disease Girl," the bearer of titillating tales of exotic ailments unlikely to...
| May 6, 2010
As a young mother I had the phone number to Poison Control memorized. I had a child who put pretty much everything he could get his hands on into his mouth.
And since there was no Internet, I was on the phone to them constantly. I wasn't a germaphobe,...
| Jun 5, 2010
A woman is in custody after a Battle Creek man suffered stab wounds to a leg and his hands early Saturday.
At 4:40 a.m. Saturday, the Battle Creek Police Department responded to a report of a stabbing at 260 W. Manchester St. in Battle Creek. Upon...
| Jun 8, 2010
| 11:52 AM
The Northwestern Memorial Hospital's gospel choir want you to wash your hands...and they'll sing about it until you do.
In an effort to get more people to wash their hands to prevent spreading germs, a group of vocally blessed hospital employees and some...
| May 16, 2010
Ten years ago, Dr. Bob Chase would have laughed if someone had told him common infections could be eliminated in hospitals' intensive care units.
"I would have said that's ridiculous, not possible," he said. "As a physician, I was trained to believe...
| Jun 28, 2010
| 8:33 PM
Gloria Sieber still remembers the chilling coldness in admitted killer Michael Ballard's eyes. It was 1992, and a Lehigh County judge had asked Ballard if he had anything to say to the family of the man he stabbed to death.
Ballard, then 19, had...
| Mar 17, 2011
US customs is tracking cargo from Japan, something they do all the time and it's normal to find some radiation at international ports and airports.
Officials won't say how much, if any, they've found at Sea-Tac but do say no harmful levels of...
| 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...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 10:00 PM
A group of local kids are taking the fight with cancer to a whole new level. With the help of a local kickboxing studio kids from Camp Quality Kansas got to knuckle up with some hands on, in-ring training.
"Camp quality is all about letting kids with...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 7:45 PM
As the local market emerges from the recession, peer-to-peer seminars can help businesses begin to grow again, a Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce member said Wednesday.
The chamber will host its next quarterly installment of the Business Solutions NOW...