| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:43 PM
It is, Kristen Stewart agrees, just like falling in love.
"It's just a very familiar, necessary feeling when you read a script you want to do," the actress says, coming alive at just the memory. "I've gone with my gut, taken a lot of the thinking away,...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Angie Derry knew that her Essure implants were designed to remain inside her body forever. But two years after a doctor inserted the tiny coils into her fallopian tubes to prevent pregnancy, the Rockford mother wants them removed.
Derry, 35, isn't...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 6:34 PM
A 20-year-old woman in Taiwan has achieved the dubious distinction of being the first patient known to have been sickened by a strain of bird flu known as H6N1.
The woman, who became ill in May, appears to have made a full recovery, according to a...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Art lovers had plenty of reasons to cheer in 2013, despite the year-long closing of the Chrysler Museum of Art for a $24 million addition and renovation project.
Here are five of my favorite shows from the past year, with apologies to several other...
| Jan 18, 2014
Channeling Jodie Foster in "The Silence of the Lambs," Kristen Stewart delivers a solid performance as a rookie Guantanamo Bay guard in "Camp X-Ray," a competently directed, politically questionable film whose most appreciative viewers will leave...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Kristen Stewart's new Guantanamo Bay drama "Camp X-Ray" drew mixed reactions following its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on Friday.
Some audience members outside the Eccles theater "loved" the fictional war drama, starring the "Twilight"...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 4:29 PM
In one of the largest drug busts at the port of Baltimore in years, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents seized two gym bags stuffed with nearly 128 pounds of cocaine from a Panamanian shipping container.
Customs agents put the estimated street...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 2:08 PM
When my son and daughter were youngsters, once a year I'd have a disagreement with their pediatric dentist. He wanted to do routine annual X-rays, and I would protest because neither child ever had any cavities. His response: Dental X-rays are an...
| Dec 20, 2013
In 2012, the American Dental Assn. updated its guidelines for dental X-rays, including this caveat:
"Radiographs can help the dental practitioner evaluate and definitely diagnose many oral diseases and conditions. However, the dentist must weigh the...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 7:33 AM
My 11-year-old son spends a lot of time in the dark. By which I mean he plays video games and watches TV in his room with al the lights off for a few hours a day. I've always been told that it is bad for your eyes to do that, but when I tell him that,...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 6:00 AM
It wasn't long into Deaisha Nixon's dental appointment this week that she found herself taking charge.
When one dental assistant reached in a pocket for a glove, Nixon noted that they should be using a clean one from a box. And when the suction tube...