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  • Illinois lawmakers target bath salts used as a drug

    Illinois lawmakers target bath salts used as a drug
    Following bans on salvia and synthetic marijuana, Illinois lawmakers are now trying to curb the latest store-bought choice of people looking to get high: bath salts. These are not the Epsom salts that Aunt Ethel used to sprinkle in a warm tub, nor are...
  • Reform lets young adults stay on parents' policies

    Reform lets young adults stay on parents' policies
    The case for health care reform became personal for Mandy Reynolds this summer, when she was dropped from her family's policy due to a pre-existing medical condition. "When I had to pick up coverage of my own, it was way more expensive and not very...
  • Some states have options to help consumers find health coverage

    Some states have options to help consumers find health coverage
    A reader asks: Are there other health insurance options besides high-risk pools for people who can't get coverage in the individual market because of a preexisting condition? The answer: It depends on where you live. Under the current health insurance...
  • Feed a cold — and maybe a fever too

    Feed a cold — and maybe a fever too
    Is it feed a cold, starve a fever? Or the other way around? With cold season upon us, parents are reviewing their folk wisdom and trading elaborate — if unscientific — protocols for reintroducing solid foods to tender tummies. Have you...
  • Trampoline parks launch debate over safety

    Trampoline parks launch debate over safety
    When Jennifer Quinn springs into the air at Xtreme Trampolines, the 35-year-old feels like a kid again. "It's a really fun place," she said of the Carol Stream warehouse, where the public can jump around on trampolines stitched together like a giant...
  • Host a summer screening

    Host a summer screening
    The next summer blockbuster can be in your backyard. With a projector, a makeshift screen and proper planning, you can host your neighbors for al fresco DVDs and a side of Wii Sports Bowling. To pull it off on the cheap, you need your own projector, or...
  • Midwest events

    Midwest events
    Illinois May 28-29: Mackinaw Music and International Wine & Beer Fest, Mackinaw. Wine and beer tasting, along with a variety of musical entertainment at Mackinaw Valley Vineyard. Fee applies; 309-359-9463; tinyurl.com/3gofqou. Miles from Chicago: 160...
  • Winter gardening

    Winter gardening
    Winter brings a long layoff for gardeners -- too long for some. There are only so many gardening catalogs to page through, only so many planting schemes to dream up. After a while, you just want to get your hands dirty. We have some suggestions....
  • The 800-pound grammar gorilla

    We have a soft spot for idiom blends. It might date back to the time a friend warned us not to put the barn door before the horse, which, if memory serves, was her way of saying to take things one step a time. Sure, "Don't put the cart before the horse"...
  • How to convert 8mm to digital

    How to convert 8mm to digital
    Is there any reliable do-it-yourself equipment to convert 8mm film? I have thousands of feet, both mine and stuff my father-in-law took as far back as the mid-1940s. A lot is junk, but I don't know how I could edit it before it's copied given the age...
  • Asparagus wines

    Asparagus wines
    Q: What wines can you drink with asparagus? —Jennifer M. Roberts-Rindskopf, Westerville, Ohio A: Asparagus and wine, oy! Asparagus can make an ill-chosen wine taste too sweet or metallic. I remember once conducting a wine pairing with asparagus...