| Aug 15, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Melky Cabrera, the San Francisco Giants’ All-Star outfielder, has tested positive for a banned substance and has been suspended for 50 games.
Cabrera tested positive for testosterone, one of the 70 steroids listed as banned by the MLB. In a...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 11:23 AM
We have learned a secret of the Secret Service: At least a few of those tight-lipped tough guys are not quite as straight-laced and serious as they appear to be. In fact, they apparently love to party like frat boys.
Three Secret Service agents have...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:00 PM
I signed another sympathy card last week for the family of a wonderful female golden retriever that died from mammary adenocarcinoma (breast cancer). This type of cancer would most certainly have been prevented if she had been spayed at an appropriate...
| Dec 2, 2012
On the corner of Division and Dearborn, the shadows creep up the fronts of buildings as a neighborhood changes its skin.
The moms pushing the strollers head for home. The old ladies in puffy coats walk their little white dogs back to their condos for...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 9:22 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - About five percent of middle and high school students have used anabolic steroids to put on muscle, according to a new study from Minnesota.
In addition to steroid use, more than one-third of boys and one-fifth of girls in the...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 9:57 AM
Squirrelfriends, they don't call "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" the best show on TV for nothing. Well, I don't call it that for nothing.
It's taken a few episodes to really get rolling, but now we're down to the wire and this week, things got...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 9:30 AM
I've been out of the sex game for a while, save for a very casual relationship that happens sporadically. However, I met a girl recently and sex is imminent. I'm excited about it but worried because I'm having a hard time letting people touch me, just...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 6:27 PM
If retired Army Gen. David H. Petraeus had gotten an occasional dose of supplemental oxytocin, a brain chemical known to promote trust and bonding, he might still be director of the Central Intelligence Agency, new research suggests.
A study published...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:00 AM
From guest blogger Liz Atwood: Now I know why I've lost interest in shopping, wearing jewelry and painting my nails. I thought I was just busy, but a new study says my boys may have changed my brain.
The report published last week finds that women who...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 10:28 AM
Mariah Carey, she of the five-octave vocal range, is showing off her new figure. The platinum pop diva, who gave birth to twins in April, recently dropped 30 pounds -- but that's not all that's changed. Carey says pregnancy has made her voice stronger....
| Jan 15, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The Argentine troupe Tango Buenos Aires featured requisite slinking, slithering and strutting, as five couples hooked up, broke up and eventually reunited onstage Friday at the recently renamed Segerstrom Center for the Arts. But what the company didnât...