| Dec 11, 2010
| 3:18 PM
Beth Hawks' cozy Federal Hill boutique is so chock-full of earrings, scarves, ornaments and other merchandise that customers taking it all in might never guess to what lengths she has gone to stock the shelves.
As the post-recession slump drags on, Hawks...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 11:13 AM
Some come for the camaraderie; it's like a Santa support group.
Some come to learn the basics.
Consider first-timer Jim Robinson, a retired and rotund band director from Alabama who now lives in Chicago.
A friend suggested Robinson consider landing...
| Jun 21, 2010
Density. It's a less obvious feature of the female breast than, say, size. But at least when it comes to good health, it's probably more important.
In fact, it just might be the greatest cancer risk you've never heard of.
Study after study has found...
| Jun 10, 2010
Pregnant women should limit their intake of canned foods and drinks, according to a report that finds 92 percent of food from metal cans is contaminated with an estrogen-like chemical called BPA, or bisphenol A.
The chemical is used in countless...
| Apr 19, 2010
A few simple techniques can make the difference between a sore back (or other body part) and a strong, healthy one.
Co-owner and director of Liberation Yoga, Los Angeles
Downward-facing dog: The body bends at the hips in an upside-...
| Mar 23, 2010
Joint pain is a common side effect for women being treated with aromatase inhibitors for breast cancer. The treatment halts estrogen production in post-menopausal women, which means less of the hormone can fuel certain breast cancer cell growth.
| Jul 20, 2010
| 8:08 PM
A federal grand jury investigating Toyota Motor Corp. is expanding its inquiry into the automaker's handling of safety issues, subpoenaing documents dealing with defects unrelated to sudden acceleration.
The Japanese automaker disclosed Tuesday that a...
| Jul 15, 2010
| 12:04 AM
WASHINGTON -- The government took a big step Wednesday toward eliminating from stores, hotels and daycare centers any crib with a side rail that can be raised and lowered - so-called drop-side cribs.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission proposed new...
| Feb 19, 2010
Thousands of items of children's clothing from several brands are being recalled because they can put kids in danger. Here is a breakdown of the latest recalls.
Weeplay Hooded Sweatshirts:
About 11,800 hooded sweatshirts from Weeplay Kids LLC of New...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 7:42 PM
The Mets made more major additions to their front office, hiring Paul DePodesta as vice president of player development and amateur scouting.
DePodesta, who had been an executive vice president with the San Diego Padres, joins friends, new Mets General...
| May 7, 2010
| 10:15 AM
The man described by authorities as a pimp who set up a meeting between ex- New York Giants star Lawrence Taylor and a 16-year-old runaway was charged with sex trafficking of a child, officials said.
Rasheed Davis was charged in a criminal complaint...