| Feb 15, 2012
| 2:16 PM
You're already cutting back on calories, sipping sparkling water instead of soda, slathering sandwiches with mustard (10 calories per tablespoon) instead of mayo (57 calories per tablespoon) and making vegetable dips with plain yogurt (149 calories per...
| Jul 13, 2011
The challenge: Pick a fun road-trip destination that's no more than a tank of gas away.
My choice: Detroit.
Why? Why not? It's less than 300 miles away. It's home to the Motown Historical Museum, a very cool zoo and beautiful Belle Isle. Next door,...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 7:48 AM
If you're in a hurry, you don't belong on Sanibel.
That friendly admonition has been a pearl of wisdom on this leisurely Gulf Coast island for decades. In the 1970s, when a high-school buddy and I used to take day trips across the remote Alligator...
| Sep 6, 2011
James Dowling "Jay" Cherry Jr., a former associate professor and chairman of the department of speech at the old Mount St. Agnes College who also gave one-man performances of historic Unitarians, died Aug. 24 of congestive heart failure at Timothy House...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 8:20 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new study of two-year-olds in Boston, black kids were twice as likely as white kids to have an immune response to foods such as peanuts, milk, and eggs, and almost four times as likely to have a "sensitization" to three or...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 12:18 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - U.S. men who have surgery for prostate cancer seem to fare better if they have private insurance rather than public coverage through Medicare or Medicaid, a new study finds.
Researchers determined that among more than 61,000...
| Oct 9, 2011
Few Americans have had as profound an impact on the culture as Steve Jobs, but 3 trailblazers come to mind.
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was a unique combination of creative innovator and savvy businessman. He revolutionized how everyday Americans lived...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Albert H. Ford, a retired Bendix Field Engineering Corp. executive who was a noted Maryland rosarian, died Jan. 3 of pneumonia at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 90.
The son of a newspaperman and a homemaker, Albert Henry...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 1:19 PM
The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed a bill to audit the Federal Reserve Bank (the Fed). The Fed is a private entity authorized by Congress in 1913 to control the nation's monetary system, an extremely powerful function. That the Fed, whose...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 3:40 PM
The following is an abridged version of a discussion on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant.
Ed Page: President Obama made the remark "If you've got a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen." Was his quote taken out...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Fourteen-year-old Sharrell Bailey wouldn't be starting ninth grade at Oak Ridge High School on Monday if it weren't for the new Junior Achievement Academy opening there.
The magnet program, which will focus on leadership and entrepreneurship, is Junior...