| Aug 3, 2010
Hot- yoga instructors, sauna devotees and exercise fiends all extol the wonders of sweating. One of the most popular plugs? That sweating "rids the body of toxins."
That would be nice. But for the most part, it's not true.
"Sodium, chloride, potassium...
| Dec 29, 2009
Men and women are different in so many ways, says Dr. Danny Keiller, a San Diego-based urologist. Women care about their health; men seem not to, he says.
"It's amazing how men ignore their bodies and signs of problems," he said.
Case in point:...
| Oct 5, 2010
MIAMI - When her parents told her that she had to eat her dinner, Holly Zimmerman burst into hysterical tears and screams. Then, after several hours, the once docile third-grader leaped from her seat and tried to stab them with a fork.
"This is a...
| Jul 15, 2010
This summer, millions of families will make the first drive down Camp Road, bidding farewell to a child for perhaps the longest time they have ever spent apart.
The minute the wheels start crunching down that gravel, the stomachs of both passenger and...
| May 11, 2010
Walgreens will begin selling personal genetic testing kits this month.
The Deerfield-based drug store chain has an agreement with Pathway Genomics to sell the test kits under the brand Insight starting in mid-May, according to the San Diego-based...
| Apr 6, 2010
During the day, Lawrence Neumann was a mild-mannered man, considerate, kind and loving to his wife of many years, Bonnie.
In the middle of the night, as they tried to sleep, he became someone else, screaming obscenities, grunting, kicking, punching...
| Jun 18, 2010
When a woman stops making estrogen, her body notices. Hot flashes, night sweats, moodiness, foggy thinking — all can be part of the menopausal package.
At first blush, the solution seems obvious: Take extra hormones, and the symptoms of menopause...
| Sep 5, 2010
The U.S. economy will eventually rebound from the Great Recession. Millions of American workers will not.
What some economists now project — and policymakers are loath to admit — is that the U.S. unemployment rate, which stood at 9.6% in...
| Sep 7, 2010
Beyond the 15 million Americans who have no jobs at all, millions more are caught in part-time or limited jobs that don't pay them enough to maintain their standard of living — much less contribute to the strong consumer spending needed to power the...
| Sep 9, 2010
Dear SOS: San Diego's best bakery, Bread & Cie, makes a fab bar called a paradise bar. Chewy, caramely, what I would want for my last dessert. Please get the recipe for me!
Dear Tim: Bread & Cie was happy to provide the recipe...
| May 31, 2011
| 6:00 PM
Christopher Fussell likes to take pictures of trains and buses. The 29-year-old Oregonian has shot photos and video of transit systems all over the United States.
It wasn't until he came to Baltimore, he said Tuesday, that he was detained for...