| Jun 30, 2010
Not only is obesity bad for your health, it's one major factor behind skyrocketing healthcare costs. Even so, Americans are still losing the battle of the bulge in a big way. In fact, a new report from the Trust for America's Health says rates have...
| Jul 30, 2010
In the past, Chris Hamilton carefully pieced together a summertime schedule for her daughter, rotating her between sports camps, library programs and family members in the neighborhood while Hamilton and her husband worked.
This year, she took a...
| Jul 9, 2010
Expecting children? Expect to cough up some big bucks.
The grand total for middle-income parents raising one child from birth to age 17 is $222,360, which doesn't include college tuition, according to the recently released U.S. Department of Agriculture'...
| Aug 17, 2010
On their next visit to the pediatrician, parents of adolescent boys may be asked if they want their sons to get an expensive vaccine they've never before considered—the HPV shot.
Recently approved for boys, the three-dose immunization has been...
| Jun 10, 2010
Looking for a way to slim down so you can fit into that bikini? Healthy weight loss isn't easy, mostly because it requires significant lifestyle changes. But it is possible, and it's worth it in the long run.
The basic principle of weight loss remains...
| Jul 26, 2010
After a decade on the market, Viagra has helped thousands of men get back in the bedroom. But it may spark other problems in the home that can eventually lead to divorce, some marriage counselors maintain.
The erectile-dysfunction drug was introduced...
| Jul 2, 2010
Elite and pro athletes using drugs to enhance performance is nothing new. But poker players? Really?
Researchers from Nova Southeastern University in Florida interviewed 198 professional, semi-pro, amateur and recreational players from the U.S. and...
| May 13, 2010
It seems heterosexual men no longer need a Queer Eye For the Straight Guy.
Which is just as well since the reality TV show featuring a gaggle of gays grooming style-deficient men has been off the air for three years now.
Men's grooming has crossed...
| Apr 29, 2010
| 5:15 PM
The Food and Drug Administration approved a new immune-boosting therapy for prostate cancer on Thursday, the first therapeutic vaccine for cancer ever approved by the agency. The approval opens the door to a whole new approach to cancer therapy, adding...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 4:42 AM
The folks at Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida say if Haas could talk, this is what he'd say: “Hi, Haas here! The folks from North Florida pronounce my name just like it's spelled, and I'm named after Hoss from the classic ‘Bonanza' TV...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 4:39 PM
September's featured exhibition at Arts on Douglas is “New Work – Abstracts!” by artist Ummarid “Tony” Eitharong. The opening reception is 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3. The exhibition runs through Sept. 24. What makes this...