| Nov 30, 2010
What if, instead of making a $10 insurance copayment for your cholesterol lowering drug, your employer provided it and other drugs to manage chronic conditions for free? What if your company also paid for weight management and smoking cessation classes?...
| Jan 25, 2011
Q: I have diabetes and high blood pressure. Is the combination of lisinopril and amlodipine a good choice?
A: Your combination of drugs to treat high blood pressure is one of the best. Many experts consider this their first choice for treating high blood...
| Jul 8, 2011
Our story about the do's and don'ts of attending a wedding brought in some hilarious e-mails and Facebook comments. Here were some of the highlights:
"One of my high school friends had a reception with no alcohol," wrote David. "Her husband had some...
| Dec 10, 2010
On the way to work one day this week, I heard Eric Ferguson (of the morning show "Eric and Kathy") mention that a man in Oregon legally changed his name to "Captain Awesome."
"The judge that granted the request made him swear he wasn't changing his...
| Nov 28, 2010
| 1:01 PM
LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- Whole Foods Market, which specializes in organic and healthy-lifestyle foods, is recalling seven kinds of cheese because listeria and E. coli bacteria were discovered in the products.
The cheeses are Sage Cheddar, Silver Mountain...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 7:43 PM
A couple of years ago I was in a craft-beer bar in Helsinki and felt more than a little pride when I spied Bourbon County Brand Stout on the menu.
I didn’t order it — the thick, black Goose Island brew was close to $40 for a 22-ounce bottle....
| Jul 1, 2011
| 2:00 PM
Monday is the 4th of July and folks will be celebrating with lots of food, plenty of cold drinks and an arsenal of fireworks to let scream across the sky. These days, thanks to supermarkets and restaurants that never seem to close, one can pull together...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 3:00 PM
Lavish but louche hosts have known for generations that nothing sparks a party like something illicit: A woman in a velvet swing in the 1900's, bathtub gin in the 1920s, foie gras in Chicago just a few years ago. But cheese?
| Mar 28, 2011
| 6:50 AM
Beer geeks are already wringing their hands that the sale of Goose Island Beer Co. to Anheuser-Busch -- better known as Budweiser -- will compromise one of craft beer's leading lights.
But Goose founder and Chief Executive Officer John Hall said the...
| May 18, 2011
At a recent dinner, my culinary guru/friend Jolene Worthington served guests a delicious, perfectly glazed, broiled salmon steak atop vinaigrette-dressed spinach.
The salmon's cooking juices gently wilted some spinach leaves, a tangy vinaigrette played...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 3:17 PM
In our country, if a little of something is good, then a lot of it must be better. And so it has become with many of our wines from (especially) California and Washington.
In our country, if a little of something is good, then a lot of it must be better....