| Mar 7, 2014
| 8:45 AM
As would-be vendors of medical marijuana scour Lake County for possible locations, Highland Park's Route 41 corridor could become a desirable area, city planning officials said at a recent meeting.
Officials said that in nearby communities like Highwood...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 9:00 PM
New Owner of Eyewear Plus Optometric Center
Optometrist Dr. Gregory Schultz Focuses Finding, Treating Eye Problems
When optometrist Dr. Gregory Schultz sees patients, he focuses not on his watch but on the subtle changes in the eye to diagnose...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Now that the Florida Supreme Court has cleared the way for voters to decide the fate of medical marijuana in November, I called Florida's only legal pot smoker for his toke, uh, I mean take.
"We're in for a tough battle," said Irvin Rosenfeld, 60, a...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:01 AM
El mexicano Gustavo Rubio, quien se presentó voluntariamente ante el Departamento de Inmigración en Houston para enfrentar una posible deportación, fue puesto en libertad, se informó.
La organización Fiel en Houston atribuyó la decisión de la puesta...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
SAN DIEGO, CA -- These reader questions were answered at the Central Veterinary Conference West, held at the San Diego Convention Center, Dec. 5-9.
Q: Why does my cat go crazy if I step on an ant? She'll roll around on the spot. -- W.G., Cyberspace.
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Norman Sewelson was out of his car for… 20 minutes? Maybe 30? He doesn’t remember — it was a long time to be sitting by the heavy traffic on Pico Boulevard, waiting for the dirty little dog to trust him.
Then he realized the little...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Since my dog lost his vision, I've listened to experts and consulted websites for advice about coping with a sightless pet. But aside from all the practical tips, I've learned that living with a blind dog is a lesson in patience, commitment and letting go...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:06 AM
I don't coordinate with the Sun Sentinel's editorial board/page, but with the Florida Supreme Court about to rule whether a constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana can appear on the November 2014 ballot, it turned out to be Cannabis Sunday...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:58 AM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has loosened up on medical marijuana. An executive order on Wednesday by Cuomo, a longtime opponent of legalizing pot for medicinal purposes, is set to legalize medical marijuana. But it's restrictive.
It will still be illegal...
| Jan 9, 2014
2014 is here, and with it a new reality about the laws governing marijuana, and the potential "pot" of gold it could provide for cash-starved states around the country.
The evidence is already partially wafting in from Colorado, where weed is now...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 6:29 PM
WASHINGTON — The tidy Takoma Wellness Center, one of the first medical marijuana dispensaries to open in the nation's capital, has a quaint reception area furnished with black leather chairs, plants and artwork. On the front desk are a pile of...
| Nov 30, 2013
Diabetic retinopathy affects about 28.5 percent of Americans with diabetes age 40 and older; that amounts to 7 million people. It is the leading cause of blindness in adults up to age 74 —- and in many cases, early detection can prevent it.