| 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...
| 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...
| May 2, 2011
| 2:57 PM
Shake the salt habit, especially in processed foods.
Eat more seafood, fruits and vegetables, and choose fat-free or low-fat dairy.
And please, get moving.
These are nuggets from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans released by the U.S. Departments...
| 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,...
| May 11, 2011
| 2:04 PM
Hardly any of us have what it takes to perform a full lifestyle makeover. But what about baby steps?
As someone who detests diet and exercise, I'm determined to keep coming up with small, doable things we all can try that will make a positive change. You...
| May 25, 2011
Actress on Ray Milland, George Gobel shows
Phyllis Avery, 88, an actress who portrayed the wife of Ray Milland in the early 1950s CBS sitcom originally called "Meet Mr. McNutley," died Thursday of heart failure at her Los Angeles home, her...
| May 24, 2011
He helped build racer that set speed record
Bill Summers, 75, who with his brother Bob built a four-engine racer called Goldenrod that in 1965 set a speed record for wheel-driven cars, died May 12 at his home in Ontario of natural causes,...
| May 26, 2011
Co-anchor of 'Squawk on the Street'
Mark Haines, 65, co-anchor of CNBCs morning "Squawk on the Street" show and one of the business news network's most recognized faces, died unexpectedly Tuesday evening at home, the network announced in New...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:44 PM
SOUTH BEND -- The Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh will spend Friday, his 95th birthday, as he spends every birthday -- fishing for bass, walleye and northern pike in northern Wisconsin.
"The years are tough and they get tougher. But at the end of the year, you...
| May 12, 2012
Carroll Shelby, the charismatic Texan who parlayed a short-lived racing career into a specialized business building high-performance, street-legal cars, died Thursday. He was 89.
Shelby died at Baylor Hospital in Dallas, according to an announcement by...
| Dec 19, 2010
Charles M. "Chuck" Jordan, a former General Motors vice president of design whose early successes as a chief designer included the 1959 Cadillac Eldorado, a space-age icon with enormous tail fins, has died. He was 83.
Jordan died of lymphoma Dec. 9 at...