| Aug 26, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Teri Sernett stood frozen in fear in the living room of the east St. Paul, Minn., home.
Her patient, an elderly quadriplegic man she had just met, gasped for air, his throat blocked and his eyes rolled back. Nothing in Sernett's one hour of training as a...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:03 PM
School readiness requires more than the purchase of first-day supplies. It's also essential to do an all-around health check-up. Patient First, which has several locations on the Peninsula, recommends completing the following checklist:
| Aug 24, 2014
The Herrick Co., a Boca Raton-based real estate investment firm, said its affiliates have paid roughly $100 million for 29 Walgreens drugstores across the country.
Only one is in South Florida — 8955 Lantana Road west of Lake Worth.
| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:09 PM
CVS stores are offering a coupon booklet to customers who visit the pharmacy for their back-to-school immunizations.
The coupon booklet is valued at $22 and focuses on Johnson & Johnson products.
For more information, visit cvs.com.
| Aug 19, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Night owls now have another shopping option if they run out of diapers or work a second shift.
This month, Target Corp. began inching back its closing time by an hour or two at about half of its U.S. stores. So now, roughly 300 stores are staying open...
| Aug 17, 2014
For months, Advanced Grow Labs LLC — one of Connecticut's four medical marijuana growing companies — slogged through the process of competing for a state license, securing local zoning approvals, and outfitting a building to state...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 10:11 AM
Orlando-based Williams Co. Southeast has broken ground for Prologis' 124,000-square-foot Building 600, a distribution center at Beltway Commerce Center in Orlando.
"I think the big deal here is that the industrial market is back," said Williams...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Summer ended early in the Foothills. In order to accommodate lengthy “winter breaks” and teacher in-service days, public schools across the nation have moved their start date up to mid-August.
The back-to-school calendars are in flux. Most...
| Aug 11, 2014
Cyclist Mark Marshall was pedaling his bicycle from the Farm Fresh to the CVS on Route 10 recently, something he often does when he has a few small errands to run.
Marshall is also the county's sheriff, but he was wearing a bright yellow cyclist's jersey...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:19 PM
My daughter's school wants every first-grader to show up with 20 glue sticks.
That's about two glue sticks per child for every month of the school year.
Did I miss the part of the STEM curriculum that requires 6-year-olds to glue an actual rocket...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: Factory orders and inventories for June, non-manufacturing ISM for July, Markit PMI-Services for July, ICSC-Goldman Sachs and Redbook retail chain sales for period ending Aug. 2
Local earnings: Akorn Inc., Archer Daniels Midland Co., Great Lakes...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:09 PM
A long time ago Dennis Myers learned a valuable lesson while working for Jack Welch at General Electric: You can't drive forward while looking in the rearview mirror.
Unfortunately, Myers, 75, could never apply that lesson while he was volunteering...