| Jul 5, 2010
| 4:04 AM
Macy's flagship store in New York City's Herald Square is again being criticized for allowing hazardous conditions to exist -- this time after a 4-year-old boy's finger was completely severed by a wooden escalator.
On Friday, Maxlee Gell-Tejada,...
| Dec 20, 2009
One of this season's hottest gadgets is the new electronic book reader from Barnes & Noble. It was supposed to hit local stores in November, but there were so many preorders, that if you order it today, it won't ship until February.
I tested out a "nook"...
| Dec 31, 2009
The best way to ward off the flu is to wash your hands, but hand sanitizers will work if they are used properly, said Dr. Dele Davies, chairman of pediatrics for the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University.
"It's certainly much better than...
| Jun 3, 2010
Your body is a walking, talking billboard telling the world how well it's being managed by you. Your waistline, skin tone and even your disposition are all outward signs of just how well you're doing. But there's another marker that is putting some pretty...
| Jun 8, 2010
Yoga is more than just striking a pose. But how you strike that pose is nonetheless critical.
Maintaining correct form is essential not only for building a solid yoga practice but also because improperly doing the same yoga poses repeatedly —...
| Apr 8, 2010
| 11:48 AM
LANDOVER, Md. — Vexed that some 30 percent of driver candidates flunk its traditional training, United Parcel Service Inc. is moving beyond the classroom to ready its rookies for the road.
In the place of books and lectures are video games, a...
| Jan 20, 2010
Graco Stroller Recall:
WASHINGTON (AP) - Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.5 million strollers after some children had their fingertips amputated by canopy hinges.
The recall includes certain model numbers of Graco's Passage, Alano and Spree...
| Oct 6, 2010
| 5:14 PM
Doctors are seeing an increase in the number of tech-related problems, and we’re hearing new terms that we’ve never heard before. Blackberry thumb, cell phone elbow, and computer vision syndrome are the newest ailments to float around a...
| Jul 25, 2010
"'Course it's a legend. But legends be the only stories as is true."
Grandpa, in "Misty of Chincoteague," by Marguerite Henry
As he motors his pontoon boat away from the dock and into one of the shallow channels that surround Chincoteague Island, tour...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 9:23 AM
Part of an ongoing series looking at the reality behind health claims.
Claim: Over the years, renowned authorities--mothers, aunts and a mother-in-law--warned Dr. Donald Unger that knuckle cracking leads to arthritis of the fingers.
Reality: For 50...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 7:01 AM
A son, Jackson Dean Palk, was born to John and Jenny (Smith) Palk at 9:48 a.m. June 11, 2011, at the Univerisity of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. Jackson weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long at birth. Grandparents...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 8:19 AM
FRIDAY, AUG. 12
The Up North Network of BNI meets every Friday at the Elks Club in the Beacon Center, Charlevoix. Meetings are from 7-8:30 a.m. and visitors are welcome. For information or a reservation to attend, call Pam Ulvund, (231) 881-...