| Sep 29, 2013
| 9:44 PM
Head lice are two words no parent wants to hear. For any family, this news means a massive eradication effort that involves chemical treatments and multiple rounds with a lice comb through the hair of every person in the household.
While cases of...
| 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 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.,...
| 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.,...
| 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 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...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Rejoice, neat freaks itching to buy a minivan with a built-in vacuum! The 2014 Honda Odyssey with the industry-first HondaVac system goes on sale July 2. The updated minivan starts at $29,655, only slightly more than model-year 2013's $29,505 base......
| 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...