| May 25, 2012
| 1:59 PM
According to the Centers For Disease Control, almost 20 percent of the adults in the United States are regular cigarette smokers. That's approximately 45 million people.
In fact, cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the country....
| Sep 1, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Stray cats have been turning up dead, baffling an Elmhurst man, who's been caring for them for years.
"There used to be 12 or 13, now there are nine sometimes three," according to David Taylor, Vice President of Yoga Gupta Ashram.
The feline caretaker...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 12:15 AM
“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”
That old English proverb was a recurring theme at least week’s Republican National Convention, where ideological leadership was...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Seniors with questions and concerns about their teeth will be able to get free answers through a new program from the Baltimore City Health Department.
Called “My Smile,” the program targets low-income seniors who are in need of dental...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 9:08 AM
We've all experienced a 'not-so-pleaseant' trip to the dentist. One New Zealand lady, however, is half the patient she was before she went into the University of Otago Dental Hospital, and is now in serious need of a dental do-over.
It seems some butter-...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 11:20 AM
Suso Latino Basket
534 Middle Turnpike East, Manchester, (860) 281-2911
View Suso Latino Basket's restaurant page on CT.com Places
You could easily overlook Suso Latino Basket, a new pan-Latin restaurant in Manchester.
That would be a shame. I'm...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Pop quiz: How often should you floss?
If you think twice a week sounds about right, you're like most Americans surveyed in the American Dental Association's first oral health quiz. And you'd be wrong, as they were, about that and many other dental...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:52 PM
After surgeons removed the tumor from her breast last November, Karen Hajiaskari, of Hamburg, N.Y., was deemed cancer-free. But for the next five years she will take a drug called tamoxifen, a medication that's commonly used to prevent a breast cancer...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 11:09 AM
With the extreme heat, and even in less extreme temperatures, those who spend any time outside must stay properly hydrated. Some drinks are better than others, and some people need more fluids than others, says Dr. Marc I. Leavey, an internist at Mercy...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 8:38 AM
Preseason has arrived as the first high school athletes hit the field today for the opening day of fall practice in the MIAA. Public schools start practice Saturday and the girls in the IAAM get back to work next Wednesday.
With many athletes working...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 3:13 PM
She enters the clinic on a walker, slow yet remarkably steady, and as Pauline Wood hails her host for the day, she gives him a bag of lemon tarts she rose early that morning to bake.
With her white hair and glasses, Wood, 89, is every inch the lovable...