| May 2, 2014
| 6:45 PM
The Greek physician Hippocrates may well have been the first sauna aficionado. One can imagine him, circa 400 BC, sitting in a tiny windowless room heated by hot rocks, sweat dripping down his brow, proclaiming, "Give me the power to create a fever, and I...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 3:25 PM
To maximize your chances of fighting flab, new research offers some simple advice: Wake up early and go outside.
People who loaded up on light exposure at the beginning of the day were most likely to have a lower body mass index, according to a study...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Scientists and physicians who study the treatment of obesity have been puzzled for some years over bariatric surgery and its benefits.”Stomach stapling” surgery was long seen as a “plumbing adjustment” that prompts weight loss by...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Even though I smelled bad enough to knock a buzzard off a gut pile, the people in the medical tent of the 2013 Victoria Marathon were kind and caring. One paramedic even let me use his cell to make a long-distance call to my wife, who was watching via...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:30 AM
CBS continued its strong start to spring last week, dominating a frame book-ended by the series finale of "How I Met Your Mother" and the Academy of Country Music Awards.
The Eye also saw strong numbers for "The Big Bang Theory," veteran crime dramas...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:23 AM
If “Mad Men” is a story of the ‘60s told from the perspective of those who “lost” the decade, then it’s perfectly apt that the key line in the premiere of the show’s final season comes from Richard Nixon, the...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 9:39 AM
The Miami Dolphins cheerleaders have unveiled their latest video with a mix by DJ Earworm, featuring Mariah Carey’s "Fantasy," the Spice Girls' "Wannabe," The Beach Boys' "Good Vibrations" and Calvin Harris' "Summer."
The video was shot while on...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Seven years after a very controversial departure from ABC's "Grey's Anatomy," Isaiah Washington will finally return to the medical drama this week, providing audiences with what will surely be another twist in Cristina Yang's (Sandra Oh) love life.
| Apr 30, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Two oil well workers died and nine suffered minor cuts and bruises Wednesday after a high-pressure explosion in a West Texas county that is lightly populated but richly saturated with oil.
The two bodies were found about 20 feet from a wellhead that was...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:56 AM
La cubana Celia Cruz y el dominicano Johnny Pacheco ingresaron hoy, con su álbum "Celia & Johnny" de 1972 en el Registro Nacional de Grabaciones de la Biblioteca del Congreso de Estados Unidos junto con trabajos de U2, Linda Ronstadt y Aaron Copland.
| May 2, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Rational animals are a staple of children's literature — and, in some cases, adult literature as well. I think of Richard Adams' 1974 novel "Watership Down," in which a thoughtful crew of rabbits sets out to find a new home, or Daniel Evan Weiss'...