| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Harvard Health Blog
My twice-daily walks with my border collie, Clair DeNoon, are the highlights of my day. A new report from the American Heart Association will put an extra spring in my steps on these walks. It turns out that having a canine...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Employers tried the carrot, then a small stick. Now they are turning to bigger cudgels.
For years they encouraged workers to improve their health and productivity with free screenings, discounted gym memberships and gift cards to lose weight. More...
| Oct 31, 2013
How did David defeat Goliath? According to the Bible, it was because God was on his side. But according to Malcolm Gladwell, it was largely because Goliath had a disorder known as acromegaly, a tumor on the pituitary gland.
This disorder, identified...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: January CPI, January leading indicators, weekly jobless claims, Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index, Philadelphia Fed Index
Local earnings: Groupon Inc., Heritage-Crystal Clean Inc., Inland Real Estate Corp., Lawson Products Inc., Titan...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Much of “Lost in the Dream,” the War on Drugs' third full-length studio album, took shape in the late-night hours when Adam Granduciel put rubber to the road.
“I made a lot of decisions driving around at night in my van, which is the...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 1:44 PM
We could all buy those plastic storage bins, stack them in the closet and call it a day. But that is neither fancy nor functional. Save the plastic for the crawl spaces and attics, and instead, follow these expert tips on getting your space organized...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 2:44 PM
In the spirit of the spirits imbibed this season, this column is dedicated to the best hangover cures in our area.
After a night of overindulgence, nothing sets you right like a Yaki’s cheeseburger with grilled onions. I know there will be...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:48 PM
I love Hanukkah. Along with Passover, it’s my favorite holiday -- because it comes steeped in narrative and because it is, essentially, do-it-yourself. Tonight at my house, we will have latkes; we will light the menorah and sing. No intercession...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Of the countless painful decisions surrounding a loved one's end-of-life care, among the trickiest is how to provide physical comfort in a way that also provides a dignified ending.
"For end of life, the opioids are very important for pain management,...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:23 PM
There are all sorts of stories lurking in the piles of data compiled by government and scientific researchers, but you don't need to be Sherlock Holmes to see some major implications in the birth data reported recently in the journal Pediatrics. According...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Pro-nationalism English Defence League activists seemed to be itching for a street brawl to break up a scheduled anti-nationalist demonstration in downtown Birmingham, England, on July 18, causing the city to mobilize more than 1,000 police — when...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Dr. Steven Salvatore is an Emmy award winning journalist, Host of the nationally syndicated Dr. Steve Show and medical reporter for the PIX 11 Morning News.
Dr. Steve joined WPIX in 2005, where he can be seen every weekday morning on PIX Morning News...