| May 28, 2010
| 7:29 PM
The oil spill has crippled the fishing industry in the gulf. In the coming months it's up to the federal government to make sure fish that comes from the area is still safe to eat.
A local group is helping out with some unusual training.
| Jun 7, 2010
William Mahan bends over a bowl of raw shrimp and inhales deeply, using his left hand to wave the scent up toward his nose. Deep breath. Exhale. Repeat. He clears his palate with a bowl of freshly cut watermelon before moving on to raw oysters. Deep...
| Jun 14, 2010
| 9:13 AM
You've heard of an ounce of prevention -- how about a drop of relief?
That's what one allergist is offering to stop sniffling and sneezing from putting a damper on your spring and summer.
Alex Schleider, Allergy Patient: "Itchy eyes and sneezing a lot."...
| Jun 15, 2010
| 1:39 PM
"Shame about syrah, really," I was thinking the other day while washing down a cheeseburger with a glass of 2003 Ojai Thompson Vineyard Syrah from California's Santa Barbara County. The wine was big, meaty even. Yet, it was balanced, in proportion,...
| Jun 17, 2010
Would you rely on your nose to tell you what's safe for dinner? NOAA says finely tuned noses are in demand right now. ABC26 News Reporter Vanessa Bolano is sniffing out the details.
We all like the smell of a home cooked meal, but since the oil spill,...
| Jun 24, 2010
Allergy season has been upon many sufferers since February this year, but an early start may or may not mean an early finish.
If you're one of the sneezing, sniffling, eye-rubbing, worn out masses, here are some simple things you can do to ease your...
| Jan 27, 2010
| 3:08 PM
It's January. It's dark and cold and icy and icky. Holiday bills are coming due. The kids have the flu.
Comfort yourself, a little, with a good bottle of cheap wine.Truly, there's nothing more delicious than a bargain.
Consumers feeling the pinch are...
| Feb 15, 2010
Q: If I feel a canker sore coming on, I put a wad of chopped sauerkraut on the area, hold it there for a minute, then chew and swallow. I do this three or four times a day for two to three days.
A: Trauma to the mouth from sharp food can trigger a...
| Feb 21, 2010
If you've seen the television ad for the anti-germ spray MyClyns, you no doubt remember the pivotal scene: A mom and her two kids sit at a dinner table, the little boy coughs on his sister, and mom heroically grabs the spray bottle of MyClyns. Against all...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 2:33 PM
In case you haven't noticed everything is in full bloom right now in Southwest and Central Virginia, including allergies.
If you're sneezing, wheezing and just plain feeling lousy, at least take heart in knowing you're not alone. "Oh I suffer severely,"...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 11:39 AM
Michelle Jason's allergies were so bad that constant migraines arose from her clogged sinuses. Surgery unclogged them, but she knew it was time to do something drastic.
So Jason, who is allergic to "everything outside and inside," turned to allergy shots...