| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Aug 1, 2013
You wash your face. Maybe next you put on a little moisturizer. If that's all you do before applying your makeup, your skincare regimen is missing a crucial step: toner.
Applied between cleansing and moisturizing, toner can help to repair and prevent...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I use hydrocortisone cream for my bug bites. It works, but is there something else to manage this or the pain and itch? Me and my kids get bit frequently and I don't like the idea of "taking a bath" in chemical creams. — K.K.,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:57 PM
Aberdeen's water treatment plant opened its doors Wednesday to show people what goes on inside it.
A tour was held so people could see what it takes to make the water safe to drink.
"We strive to remove taste and odors from the water we perceive,...
| Jun 30, 2013
Life is good in Connecticut. How good? A quality-of-life survey funded by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation found Connecticut to be the nation's best state in which to live when it comes to such things as health, income, education …
This got me to...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 2:20 PM
"It doesn't cost anything to smile." For 60 kids in Roanoke today, it didn't cost anything to fix their smile.
The program is run by Child Health Investment Partnership, or CHIP. Dental residents from Virginia Commonwealth University came all the way...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 6:11 PM
This week I'm feeling the need to address a topic that weighs on me more with each passing day: I'm getting old.
I've realized this because I no longer spend my weekends traipsing my kids to birthday parties with bounce houses and reptile shows. Instead,...
| May 22, 2013
| 5:33 AM
EAST JORDAN -- It will cost the city of East Jordan about $265,000 to service, repair and build a new well house for one of its city wells.
The city commission voted unanimously at its meeting Tuesday to accept a proposal for engineering services from...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Portland is the largest city in the country that doesn’t have fluoridated water, and voters have resoundingly decided it’s going to remain that way.
A proposal to add the cavity-fighting mineral to tap water was defeated Tuesday, with more...
| May 23, 2013
| 12:52 PM
WASHINGTON — A top Mexican drug cartel commander pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court in the 2011 ambush attack south of the border that left one American agent dead and a second injured, and three other defendants also admitted their...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:34 PM
GRAPEVINE, Texas — In a highly anticipated vote Thursday, the Boy Scouts of America lifted its ban on gay youth starting next year, the latest sign of a shift in American attitudes toward gays and lesbians.
The resolution was adopted with more...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:20 AM
The Precocious Tots of Finland: A University of Kansas professor and two co-authors, in research in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Finance, found that children age 10 and under substantially outperformed their parents in earnings from stock trading...