| Sep 14, 2013
| 1:33 PM
STORRS — There was a day last April when Jim Calhoun's thoughts were finally detached from college basketball, from the Final Four, from the recruiting trail.
He and his family were at The Breakers, the famous resort near Palm Beach, Fla.,...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Jeff Gordon and Clint Bowyer will tangle again during the Chase for the Championship.
There will be blood. Bad blood.
To reset, Gordon's issues with Bowyer, and vice-versa, did not just pop up in the controversial last laps of the Sprint Cup race at...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 10:45 AM
The worst thing about “Afternoon Delight,” Jill Soloway's feature directorial debut, is its title: Does anyone want, or need, to be reminded of the Starland Vocal Band's one-shot 1976 hit?
Once you get past that easily surmountable bump,...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 5:00 PM
You know you shouldn't have, but you did. You got sunburned. And now you're itching to know what to do about it.
Here are a few tips from Dr. Latanya Benjamin, a pediatric dermatologist at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University and an...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 5:29 PM
As his kids played in the pool and took turns splashing whoever they could, Brian Schneider was armed with tongs and a giant spatula.
As the Fourth of July grill master, the Northampton High School graduate, with a cold beer in hand, manned the steaks,...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 8:13 AM
I'd had it with the tree monster taking over my driveway. It loomed larger every day and threatened to eat me and my car every time we pulled in. As my personal rainforest grew thicker and more menacing, so did my resolve to hack it back … some...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Michiana seems to be a popular place for the tiny bugs called chiggers this summer.
Chiggers are tiny bugs, reddish in color and commonly called harvest or scrub mites.
They measure only 1/50 of an inch and are so small they can't even be seen...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:40 AM
While the lakes may be refreshing this time of year, they can offer more than just a place to cool off.
There have been reports of cercarial dermatitis, commonly known as "swimmer's itch," at some area beaches over the last few weeks. The condition...
| Jul 10, 2013
The warmer weather brings out the bugs and flying insects — and some of them bite and sting. But how do you know if you need to take a Benadryl, rush to the emergency room or just put some ice on the sting or bite? We talked to Dr. David Zich, a...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I use hydrocortisone cream for my bug bites. It works, but is there something else to manage this or the pain and itch? Me and my kids get bit frequently and I don't like the idea of "taking a bath" in chemical creams. — K.K.,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Hemorrhoids can be a painful and embarrassing condition, but many people suffer from it, especially as they get older. Luckily, the condition is easy to treat. Sergey Kantsevoy, director of the Center for Therapeutic Endoscopy at Mercy Medical Center,...