| Mar 17, 2014
Lourdes was 69 years old when I first met her in 2012. She was living next to a bus stop on a busy four-lane street in front of a Silver Lake supermarket. Lourdes had claimed the spot three years earlier, after she was rousted from her encampment in...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 5:45 AM
Dear Pharmacist: Recently I saw a major network news program about researchers looking for drugs to prevent Alzheimer's. The doctors interviewed held out so little hope and it really upset me that they didn't suggest diet and exercise. Both my parents had...
| Mar 14, 2014
I'm ticked off at dog owners on Park Avenue. I used to enjoy walking on Park Avenue and looking at the beautiful things in the windows. Now I have to keep my head down to keep from stepping in dog poop. It's disgusting.
To the person complaining about...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Deerfield-based Horizon Pharma Inc. said Wednesday it will move its headquarters to Ireland as part of a reverse merger with Dublin-based Vidara Therapeutics International Inc. valued at $660 million.
The deal, which is expected to close mid-year, is...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:25 PM
In tennis, a bagel is defined as any set won by the score of six games to zip. It ain’t easy, winning a set that way, 6-0, not in high school JV, not at your local park against the retiree with the arthritic knees.
| Mar 9, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The appealing essence of the titular Britpop band is explored in "Pulp," an artfully witty documentary that captures the "Common People" stars as they reunite for one final concert in their hometown of Sheffield, northern England, in December 2012....
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I know that heart disease is the leading killer among men and women, but is it true that men and women have different risk factors for heart disease?
ANSWER: You're correct that heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 5:39 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. -- What reliever Sean Burnett hoped would be a significant step forward in his return from elbow surgery Tuesday was more of a stutter step, and maybe a step back.
The left-hander, who had to be shut down during last Friday’s...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Arthritis support and education group, 7 p.m., Fair Oaks Pavilion At Delray Medical Center, 5440 Linton Blvd Fair Oaks Pavilion, Delray Beach. Free. Call 561-707-0600.
Boca Raton Noon Toastmasters, improve your public speaking and leadership...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 1:57 PM
This was Community Champions Week for Meals on Wheels.
Among the Community Champions accompanying Northampton County Meals on Wheels volunteers on their deliveries this week were Mario Andretti; Ferrous; political, community and business leaders;...
| Mar 23, 2014
PHOENIX The Angels gave Joe Blanton an opportunity, and it didn't go well.
Blanton, whose roster spot is tenuous, gave up four runs in 4 1/3 innings in the Angels' 9-6 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday afternoon.
Blanton was pitching for...
| Mar 4, 2014
Russell Higley is promised a refund after his flight is canceled. But now his airline is trying to bill him twice for a flight he never took. What's the problem?
Q: I read your columns and appreciate what you have done to help especially the less...