| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Your stomach lining has an important job. It makes acid and enzymes that help break down food so you can extract the nutrients you need. The lining also protects itself from acid damage by secreting mucus. But sometimes the lining...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The Old English nursery rhyme that begins, "Pease porridge hot, pease porridge cold," provides a glimpse of a staple meal in the Middle Ages for peasants who couldn't afford meat and relied instead on a mash of peas and vegetables -- that may indeed...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:03 PM
The Wick Theatre is alive with “The Sound of Music.”
The new Boca Raton theater’s inaugural production of the Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II musical has been dusted off by director Michael Ursua and imbued with a little...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Judith Glassman Daniels
Pioneering editor who oversaw
creation of Savvy magazine
Judith Glassman Daniels, 74, a pioneering editor who oversaw creation of a magazine for executive women called Savvy at a time when magazines catered to stay-at-home...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Hot on the (stiletto) heels of "Tiny Times," which broke box-office records in China, the romantic melodrama "Tiny Times 2" arrives here just weeks after the first installment, offering more fashion-shoot-ready Shanghai locations in a soapy package. The...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 12:19 PM
The prospect of a bidding war for Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. in South San Francisco is sending biotechnology shares sharply higher, helping propel an advance in the broader stock market.
Onyx, a developer of anti-cancer drugs, said Sunday it had rejected...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 6:23 PM
WASHINGTON — Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg of New Jersey, the last World War II veteran in the Senate and a stalwart Democrat who led congressional battles over three decades to toughen gun laws, ban smoking on planes and crack down on drunk driving,...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 9:44 PM
Drey Mingo couldn’t help but think about her coach’s vow. Now, consider it a promise kept.
Mingo scored 24 points, and Purdue won its second straight Big Ten tournament championship, beating Michigan State 62-47 on Sunday.
| Feb 28, 2013
| 1:56 PM
We were at an out-of-town volleyball tournament last weekend, and I was enjoying talking on the sidelines to parents from other teams.
"Wow! Your team has some really great hitters," I told one father as we chatted about the plays during a timeout. He...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 9:19 AM
The AHA and the American Stroke Association recommend a daily intake of 1,500 milligrams of sodium -- the average is 3,400 mg.Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide, and high blood pressure is a major risk factor. For the...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:30 AM
A Brooklyn man tries to square a checkered past with a grim future in the intimate and observational "Welcome to Pine Hill." An offshoot of writer-direct-editor Keith Miller's short film "Prince/William," the feature mixes real-life situations and...
| May 29, 2013
| 6:20 PM
Amy Svonavec is proud to say she is 44.
“Every birthday counts and it’s awesome,” she said.
Svonavec is a cancer survivor. Coincidentally, the American Cancer Society’s motto is “The Official Sponsor of Birthdays.”...