| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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.
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
The Big Bang Theory Leonard and Penny...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:47 AM
On the Venice Boardwalk, the pot hawkers come at you like carnival barkers. In their green scrubs, armed with business cards, they beckon passersby to enter their narrow shops.
“Do you have a headache? A backache? Come on in, our doctor is...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 7:40 AM
This has been a good week. Our government shutdown ended, people went back to work, Pearl Jam released a new album, we successfully pawned off Vanilla Ice on the Amish, and Saturday’s Clemson-Florida State match-up has potential to be the game of...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 12:03 PM
TALLAHASSEE – A decades-long battle between the optometrists and the ophthalmologists nicknamed the “eyeball wars” may be at an end.
The Senate sent a measure to the governor Thursday that effectively ended a long battle between two...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Buster, our One-Eyed Jack Russell terrier, does a pretty good Elvis impression when we walk into the vet's office.
I'm all shook up when I get the bill.
Buster, who lost an eye last year to glaucoma (he's fine), will soon get the shivers because it'...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 12:19 PM
"It's me and Burt against the world."
-- Linda Pugach, 2007
With those words, Linda Pugach explained, perhaps as well as anyone could, an unfathomable chain of events.
PHOTOS: Linda Pugach | 1937 - 2013
In 1959, she was Linda Riss, a 22-year-old dark-...