| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:56 AM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has developed first-of-their-kind voluntary guidelines for managing food allergies at school.
According to the report, studies show that 16-18% of kids with food allergies have had a reaction from...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 7:09 AM
Two years ago, I wrote this piece about supporting kids with food allergies on Halloween, a time when food and candy are thrown at them from every direction during classroom parties and trick or treating. It is filled with good suggestions from Dr....
| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:25 AM
I love the idea of self-driving cars. Believe it or not, though I've been writing this column for 28 years, I don't really like getting behind the wheel. Sure, it's a thrill to drive Ferraris and stuff like that, or to pilot antique cars like the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 7:10 PM
Sometimes it feels as if I've been asleep for five years and know nothing. Our faces are becoming more like a bulldog? Is that right?
Is Bulldog-Face the Next Modern Epidemic?
2 Doctors Say Unrecognized Airway/Breathing Issues are
| May 9, 2013
| 11:32 AM
A new study shows that kids whose parents lick pacifiers to clean them are 88 percent less likely to have asthma.
Perhaps my saliva just wasn’t good enough. Despite doing everything right -- using my own saliva to clean my kids’...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 11:58 AM
If you have normal hearing, you probably take for granted the gift of sound. But if you are a guest at a wedding where someone is deaf you realize how much he or she is missing. From the ceremonial toasts at the pre-wedding reception to the ceremony and...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 12:13 PM
Yikes! As an avid gardener, this is going to be hard for me to write, but yes, silk flowers or even dried flowers are perfectly acceptable. If you have allergies to flowers, why spoil your make-up when faux flowers can be just as beautiful and...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 2:24 PM
Ford's Sync has proven to be a capable device for hands-free calling, audio controls and other simple functions. But if Ford gets its way, the multimedia system could help monitor drivers for potentially life-saving medical conditions.
Ford is working...
| May 15, 2011
Plenty of heart attacks happen the way you see them on TV - crushing chest pain and a tingling left arm. However, it could be deadly to assume that no chest pains means no heart attack, and that's especially true for women. Watch the above video that...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 8:18 AM
Your big-day hair and makeup are important, of course, but don’t forget about the other beauty services available in the months, weeks and days leading up to the main event.
3 to 6 Months Before the Wedding
Plagued by pimples? Talk to your...