| May 6, 2010
Free-range chicken, we can all agree, is a good thing. Free-range parenting? Oy vey.
The movement was launched in 2008 by New York mom Lenore Skenazy, who let her 9-year-old son ride the subway alone and then wrote a column about it in The New York Sun....
| May 13, 2010
Sunscreen can help prevent those painful episodes of childhood sunburn, a risk factor for skin cancer later in life. But although sunscreen is recommended for infants older than six months by everyone from the National Institutes of Health to the American...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 27, 2010
Bring on the beach days and lazy picnics: Summer has arrived. But be careful. Too much of a good thing can be deadly.
More than 300 people die each year from heat-related diseases—and thousands get very sick, according to the Centers for Disease...
| Apr 26, 2010
MINNEAPOLIS - If anyone had asked me if there was such a thing as aerobics for yogis, I'd send them packing with a lecture about dippy oxymorons. But that was before last month, when I tried Lisa Van Ahn's IntenSati class at the Calhoun Beach Club in...
| Jun 2, 2010
I have had pes planus, or flat feet, all my life, and the condition never stopped me from doing anything I wanted to do. Like most people, I never thought of it as a serious medical problem. That was until last year, when the pain got so bad I could...
| Jun 12, 2010
A high-level federal public health committee Friday declined to recommend a change in restrictions on blood donations by gay men, but it proposed research that could eventually allow some currently barred men to give blood.
In voting 9 to 6 against...
| Aug 30, 2011
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MoviePass, Inc. the New York based company that angered theater chains in June over its planned rollout of an all-you-can-watch movie plan for $50, isn't backing down. The company backed by AOL Ventures announced Tuesday plans to rollout its service...
| Sep 1, 2011
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The U.S. continues to build a strong trade surplus in travel and tourism. International visitors to the United States spent nearly $12.5 billion on travel to and tourism activities within the country in June, a 9% increase over the same month in 2010,...
| Sep 1, 2011
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A major cable operator has blasted the Federal Communications Commission for not taking an active role in trying to keep programming costs down. In a letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, Rocco Commisso, the chairman and chief executive of Mediacom,...