| Jul 28, 2011
| 1:05 AM
The Hub Area Gift of Life Transplant Group will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Zion Lutheran Church, 1732 S. Main St.
This will be the group's annual summer picnic, and the location has changed because of a scheduling conflict at Plymouth Congregational...
| Jul 21, 2011
Come summer, mezze, those small dishes drawn from a vast Middle Eastern tradition, are just about the perfect food. The flavors are vivid. Many of them are served at room temperature. No rush. I love this way of eating, a bite here, a bite there, as the...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 6:10 PM
A new Brooklyn restaurant is creating quite a stir with one particular dish on its menu.
'Do or Dine' on Bedford Avenue in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, is offering donuts stuffed with foie gras -- a very controversial French delicacy...
| Jul 19, 2011
Natural remedies have been known to ease any number of ailments for quite some time, and given the high price of health care, herbs are more relevant than ever. Treating yourself with home remedies is the easiest, least invasive and sometimes the most...
| Jul 11, 2011
Jenny Carillo is like a growing number of young American's--she's 23 and was diagnosed with fatty liver disease when she was 19.
"I guess it's how you're parents teach you to eat," Jenny said. "I guess I always ate what my dad ate."
Dr. Shahid Aziz is...
| Jun 30, 2011
The trouble with writing about food is that I don't especially like thinking about food. The source is usually something uncomfortable, especially if you eat like I do (cheeseburgers for breakfast, duh). I'd much rather stick my head in the sand, like the...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 8:37 PM
A nurse from the University of Kansas Hospital will be throwing out the first pitch on Saturday evening before the Royals-Cubs game, but it's because of her remarkable past as a patient.
Kris Brees received a new liver 21 years ago after a long-term...
| Jun 23, 2011
The New England Journal of Medicine released two studies showing that drug treatments developed in part at the UC Davis Medical Center have high success rates in curing the deadly Hepatitus C virus.
Dr. Lorenzo Rossaro, professor of internal medicine and...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 7:06 PM
I am beginning to wonder if Casey Anthony and José Baez could pull off the impossible.
Not exoneration from the jury but a death sentence from the judge.
As satisfying as that may be to the multitudes who have posted comments on our coverage of this...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 8:06 PM
Drew Forquer was under arrest in a fifth DUI case, this time involving a fatal wreck on Chicago's Northwest Side, when a police detective asked him about the hours leading up to the crash.
The former dentist acknowledged drinking two beers while...
| Jun 16, 2011
On an early summer night, I'm enjoying sitting at a sidewalk table taking in the street action in front of the Spice Table, a 3-month-old Vietnamese-Singaporean restaurant in Little Tokyo. People are walking by, rushing past on their way inside or to some...