| Apr 25, 2012
| 5:34 PM
Walk into the reception area of one Fort Lauderdale dental office and you'll be greeted by the "Director of Client Happiness" concierge who will offer a complimentary glass of champagne or wine and hand you an iPad so you can fill out your patient...
| Apr 26, 2012
Almost daily we read of America's "waning power" and "inevitable decline," as observers argue over the consequences of defense cuts and budget crises.
Yet much of the new American "leading from behind" strategy is a matter of choice, not necessity....
| Jul 29, 2012
If you're over 40, you probably remember that first time someone called you "Ma'am" or "Sir." It almost surely hurt, no matter how young and fit you felt. Evidently, your age was showing in those wrinkles and sags.
Some decide to live with it; others...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Once in a while, it’s refreshing to forgo the strife of politics and current events and take a plunge into silliness. My erstwhile colleague on the editorial page, the estimable Nicole Brochu, recently wrote a Page One piece in her new capacity as...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 1:47 PM
If newspapers go the way of bottled milk and cloth diapers, I think I've figured out a Plan B: City slogans.
Coral Springs just paid some Tennessee marketing firm $70,000 to come up with a catchy new motto. Are you ready? "Coral Springs…...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:45 AM
A Verizon risk team, looking for data breaches on a client's computers, discovered that one company software developer was basically idle for many months, yet remained productive — because he had outsourced his projects to a Chinese software...
| Mar 3, 2013
Kaylee squealed with barely contained delight as images of her brother, Adam, flashed on the TV screen.
The 4th-grader and her mother, Katie Marceron, collaborated on the video, "Amazing Adam's Story," to show her class at Waller Mill Elementary, a York...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 5:39 PM
The company: Allergan Inc.
Leadership: David E.I. Pyott, chief executive since 1998
Revenue: $5.8 billion in 2012
Net income: $1.1 billion in 2012
Stock price: $108.60 at Friday's close...
| Feb 19, 2013
Can our facial expressions affect our mood and have an impact on those around us? According to Dr. Eric Finzi, author of the book "The Face of Emotion," they certainly can.
Finzi, a dermatological surgeon who spent nearly two decades researching...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:33 PM
For 15 years, Lauren Stutman sought relief from her debilitating bladder pain. She saw more than 10 doctors, many of whom would assume she had a urinary tract infection and send her away with Ciproflaxin.
But the antibiotics didn't help, because Stutman...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Dr. Patty's Dental Boutique in Fort Lauderdale is launching a day filled with two things all ladies love: 1. champagne-fueled cocktails and 2. beauty/spa treatments.
Starting this Saturday, Feb. 9 the event will become a bi-monhtly beauty brunch on...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Why do once-successful societies ossify and decline?
Hundreds of reasons have been adduced for the fall of Rome and the end of the Old Regime in 18th-century France. Reasons run from inflation and excessive spending to resource depletion and enemy...