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  • Green building growth continues

    Green building growth continues
    More people are buying BPA-free plastics and reusable grocery bags but for new homebuyers does that environmental consciousness translate to Energy Star appliances and tankless water heaters? In Illinois the green building movement seems to be a...
  • Food safety law won't mend regulatory divide

    Food safety law won't mend regulatory divide
    As lawmakers prepare for hearings into the largest egg recall in U.S. history, food safety advocates say the congressional probe could give momentum to a long-delayed measure that would enhance the power of the Food and Drug Administration. If passed,...
  • Sally Fallon is not afraid of fat

    Sally Fallon is not afraid of fat
    What do raw milk, kombucha, probiotics, trans-fat avoidance and nose-to-tail eating have in common? Yes, they've all come into vogue over the last few years. But they were on the fringe when Sally Fallon advocated them more than a decade ago in...
  • Theater review: 'Gem of the Ocean' from Theatre UCF

     Theater review: 'Gem of the Ocean' from Theatre UCF
    The protesters of the Occupy movement might find it surprising that they have something in common with the characters of August Wilson's "Gem of the Ocean." For "Gem" is a story of an African-American household in 1904. But the inhabitants share with...
  • Additive claims to be the boss of sugar, benefiting diabetics

    Additive claims to be the boss of sugar, benefiting diabetics
    Diabetes can affect how your body uses blood glucose, commonly called blood sugar. Glucose is the brain's main source of fuel and provides critical energy for the cells. If you have diabetes, it means that eating too many carbohydrates can spike blood...
  • Why we're fat, Part 4: Outside forces affect what we eat, how much exercise we get

    Why we're fat, Part 4: Outside forces affect what we eat, how much exercise we get
    Beyond what we eat, what we're born with and what we do, our environment contributes in major — and mostly unnoticed — ways to our health and our weight. All have conspired to make two-thirds of adult Americans and one-third of American...
  • Hartford Stage Presents The First Play In August Wilson's 10-part 'Pittsburgh Cycle'

    Hartford Stage Presents The First Play In August Wilson's 10-part 'Pittsburgh Cycle'
    It's 1904 in a gracious boarding house run by Aunt Ester in an African-American neighborhood in Pittsburgh. Her house is a place of sanctuary and she's a healer: the locals say she can wash people's souls. She's also 285 years old, with memories of...
  • Shake it up, baby!

    Shake it up, baby!
    IT'S getting hotter — and hotter, according to Al Gore. Time to turn up the AC, plan more trips to the beach, and grab yourself a seriously cool milkshake. A real shake, that is — not the synthetic kind handed to you from an anonymous drive-...
  • A wine label overhaul: Meet the man who'd change your AVA

    A wine label overhaul: Meet the man who'd change your AVA
    IN a small, windowless laboratory -- far removed from romantic vineyard vistas -- scientists at the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) are attempting what most wine lovers would say is impossible. They are developing a test for terroir,...
  • Products derived from natural, nontoxic ingredients -- once seen as fringe -- are now mainstream.

    Products derived from natural, nontoxic ingredients -- once seen as fringe -- are now mainstream.
    First of two parts At first, the experimental shampoo looked like a putrid salad dressing. Its oil and its water just couldn't get along. They separated in the bottle and, over time, the shampoo took on an ugly brown hue. The team at Avalon Organics,...
  • The murky math of calorie counting

    In California and elsewhere, public health advocates are battling the restaurant industry over the passage of regulations requiring chain restaurants to post calorie counts on their menu boards. The restaurant industry's counter-arguments are crassly...
  • Letters to the editor

    The other side of open adoption Re "Between Two Families," a two-part series, Aug. 5 and 6 If The Times intended to write in support of the adoption process, specifically "open adoption," then it seems that you picked a poor example. I am the mother of...