| Dec 14, 2009
Re-gifting isn't an inherently bad idea, but the very idea that somebody is off-loading his or her unwanted holiday or birthday junk makes a re-giftee feel dirty and unworthy. Far worse is the deep, searing pain of the re-gifter -- the guilt, the shame,...
| Aug 12, 2009
It hits, for some of us, the very instant our sole slaps the floor, first thing in the morning -- or middle of the night, for those of us inclined to tiptoe in the dark. Down flaps that ol' foot, that tired foot, that weary foot, and up zips the news...
| Mar 21, 2009
As the morning Wall Street crowd rushed past Minas Shoe Repair, a group of women in dark business suits stepped inside, sorry-looking pumps in hand.
The shoe-shine stations along one wall were full. There was a line of tapping toes and shuffling feet a...
| Jul 10, 2009
It hits, for some of us, the very instant our sole slaps the floor. Down flaps that weary foot, and up zips the news flash to the brain: These feet must get happy.
You could hire a professional for your toes. Or you could play along right here. We tapped...
| Mar 15, 2009
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What it is: Like gloves for your feet, these socks have individual "fingers" for your toes. The socks boast a fabric blend designed to wick away moisture and provide light overall compression while discouraging...
| Mar 19, 2009
| 3:36 PM
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Tyler Hansbrough took quick care of his latest record pursuit, then helped North Carolina advance in the NCAA tournament without one of its star playmakers.
Hansbrough set the Atlantic Coast Conference career scoring mark in the...
| Jan 5, 2010
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| Jan 15, 2010
There is no better place to exercise those 50-plus joints than in a swimming pool, says Carrie Thorson, head physical therapist with California's Aquatic Rehab and Consulting.
"Pool exercise decreases weight bearing on aging joints, decreases...
| Mar 22, 2009
Los Angeles has one of the highest diabetes-related amputation rates in the country. Yet vascular surgeon Dr. George Andros can't seem to draw enough attention to the problem, which has skyrocketed nationally.
"It's not sexy," he acknowledges. "Who cares...
| Mar 30, 2009
"I can't do that," said the 36-year-old woman to my right as I leaned down and touched my toes in a yoga class. "I'm a runner." Such limitations may seem ironic, but they're all too common among seemingly fit athletes: marathoners so tight that they can...
| Mar 28, 2009
MEMPHIS, TENN. North Carolina coach Roy Williams insists otherwise, but Ty Lawson's jammed right big toe sure appears healed.
Lawson conducted an offensive clinic Friday night as the Tar Heels raced past Gonzaga 98-77 in the NCAA South Regional...