| Nov 25, 2009
With names like "Afghan Train Wreck," "Grand Daddy Purple," "Pink Panther" and others, the list of available pot at local dispensaries reads more like a menu than a prescription pad. But in the state of California, we call it by a different name:...
| Nov 27, 2009
The pictures come clearly into the mind of Bob Sabelhaus Sr., as he is driving to New York for Thanksgiving and talking on his cell phone about his son Bobby, who in 1995 was the nation's top-rated quarterback prospect during his senior year at McDonogh....
| Nov 2, 2009
| 3:10 PM
Two deaths and more than two dozen illnesses may be linked to fresh ground beef that has been recalled due to a possible E. coli contamination, health officials said Monday.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said twenty-eight people may have...
| Dec 3, 2009
If you're ready to take control of your health, start by washing your hands for 15 to 20 seconds, about as long as it takes to sing "Happy Birthday" twice. Doing this simple act, while avoiding certain behaviors - smoking, excessive drinking and eating...
| Dec 7, 2009
"Don't you wish you had just slapped her in the hospital?" a good friend asked me after my daughter had recovered from a four-year battle with anorexia.
It was hard for me to hear that -- she had successfully recovered and yet I was still criticized....
| Dec 7, 2009
| 4:12 AM
There are no visible scars. A nearly hairless head that's usually covered by a floppy denim hat and the surgical mask she wears in crowds are the only signs that something may be different.
Nothing in Ticynn London's behavior indicates she is anything...
| Dec 14, 2009
The folks on your shopping list are likely an eclectic mix, with various interests and opinions and points of view. But all of them have some interest in some aspect of health -- if not their own, certainly a loved one's. By no small coincidence, the...
| Sep 7, 2009
They have the thinnest skin, the shortest fuses and take the hardest knocks. In psychiatrists' offices, they have long been viewed as among the most challenging patients to treat.
They are the kind of people who drive a friend away for interfering and...
| Dec 14, 2009
The folks on your shopping list are likely an eclectic mix, with various interests and opinions and points of view. But all of them have some interest in some aspect of health - if not their own, certainly a loved one's. By no small coincidence, the...
| Dec 23, 2009
Once you get through holiday dinner, be sure to store that food so that it remains safe for days to come.
Follow these food safety tips from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Service to decrease the...
| Dec 29, 2009
"Positively Ageless," huh? Well, the author is the nutritionist for "The Biggest Loser." And while, admittedly, we have never seen that show, most everyone else in the world has. Plus, the book is published by Rodale, which puts out such faves as...