| Nov 23, 2010
| 12:33 PM
As you gaze across the bountiful Thanksgiving offerings on your table this year, be grateful for the life-extending benefits of orange. Orange as in alpha-carotene. Orange as in pumpkin, carrots and squash, the foods richest in this phytonutrient. A study...
| Sep 2, 2010
Lauren Reedy spent a recent afternoon with her children and friends at a playground. The sun was shining and temperatures reached about 75 degrees.
As the kids swung on swings and slid down sliding boards, a few were yelling and warning of how hot a...
| Jul 29, 2010
Total time: 1 hour, 40 minutes, plus 1 1/2 days chilling time
Servings: 4 to 6
Note: This recipe requires the use of a small pump (such as a bicycle pump); the duck can be inflated by hand using a bamboo straw or turkey baster, though...
| Sep 8, 2010
With kids heading back to school athletics, band practice, drill team and the like across the country, this is a good time to discuss heat-related illnesses and their prevention.
It's always at this time of year that I begin worrying about heat...
| Sep 20, 2010
When my son was 4, I tried giving him nutritional supplements to make up for his appalling diet. I mixed fish oil into his orange juice. I let him eat candylike gummy multivitamins. And I stirred a chocolate powder containing 31 fruit and vegetable...
| Sep 27, 2010
When you go to the gym, do you wash your hands before and after using the equipment? Bring a clean mat for floor exercises? Shower with antibacterial soap and put on clean clothes immediately after your workout? Use only your own towels, razors, bar soap,...
| Jul 21, 2010
When Tour de France cyclist Cadel Evans wanted to press on after fracturing his elbow in a fall in Stage 8, BMC Racing Team physician Max Testa, M.D., made the call.
Seeing no risk of permanent damage, Testa gave Evans the green light. "It was a stable...
| Jul 31, 2010
When Tour de France cyclist Cadel Evans wanted to press on after fracturing his elbow in a fall in Stage 8, BMC Racing Team physician Max Testa made the call.
Seeing no risk of permanent damage, Testa gave Evans the green light. "It was a stable fracture...
| Aug 26, 2010
| 4:34 PM
A civil liberties organization is urging the Los Angeles County Sheriffâs Department to zap its plans for equipping jailers with a direct-energy device that creates an intense burning sensation when pointed at human targets. Sheriffâs officials expect...
| Jul 23, 2011
Yup, that's me. I'm the guy with long sleeves and long pants out in wilderness in the dead of summer. Who the heck would wear long pants tucked into his socks with no skin exposed except his face, neck and hands when the temperature climbs into the 90s? A...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 4:34 AM
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- A scarred but friendly pit bull named Louis Vuitton was the star witness Tuesday as an Alabama state board denied parole for the man convicted of spraying him with lighter fluid, setting him on fire and beating......