| 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,...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:32 PM
"Write about your own life" says many a writing teacher to many a young scribe. Confronted with that authoritative solipsism, the young writer tends to worry about two things. First, that my life is not interesting enough to write about, especially not...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| 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 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,...
| 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...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:35 AM
Recently, Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler confessed “I’ve got this itch in me to do a solo record.” But what his solo album will sound like is something his bandmates and longtime fans of the blues-based rock band may not be excited to...
| 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,...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Spring allergy seasons continue to start earlier each year (it was February in 2012), and pollen counts continue to go up. It's not a fluke; scientists say the effects of climate change are making allergy seasons worse. Research presented at the...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:05 AM
I've been looking high and low for this hombre with no luck. The little dickens should be around here somewhere, but do you think I can find the culprit. I've even uncovered a few cleverly hidden clues that he has left behind, but can I locate the rascal?...