| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:53 AM
The top Democrat in Connecticut's state Senate is across the border in New York today trying to convince that state's legislators to pass a law to force labeling of products that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
The reason why Sen....
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:00 AM
I recently discovered that my 14-year-old stepson, who lives with us full-time, has been stealing, wearing, soiling, and hiding his toddler sister's pull-ups. I've found them after he hides them in his closet, which also serves as a general storage area....
| Jul 14, 2013
| 2:56 AM
PLYMOUTH - Early one morning in May, 18-year-old Diana Turner could think of nothing else to do to calm her fussy infant.
She was alone in the room with baby Griffin, who was a month old. Her husband had already left for work. Other family members...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:09 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Warm weather is not linked to birth defects of the heart, though unseasonably hot winter days may be associated with the rarest heart defects and requires more study, according to a new study from Israel.
Women should be aware...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:41 PM
It seems as though every month there's a new study or article designed to convince parents that everything they've ever done is wrong and will ruin their children. This month, the chattering class wants you to know how absolutely terrible it is —...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 3:04 AM
“I’ve always seen the world differently so I built a camera to share images the way I see them in my mind…growing up I had severe dyslexia and it was always hard to communicate – when I found photography I found my voice.” ...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Warmer weather brings many sensual wonders: sounds of happy birds, warmth against our skin, and the scent of freshly turned over soil. Indeed, as I walked my dog through Emmaus this week, I caught a glimpse of one urban farmer after another. They were all...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 10:17 PM
Jackie Kessler doesn't want to anyone to forget about her son, Jacob.
Her son died two hours after he was born on June 11, 2011, from a chromosome defect called Trisomy 13. She knew about the defect while he was in the womb and knew that he only had...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Chloe, an 8-month-old Irish wolfhound the Aberdeen Area Humane Society is helping, is now recovering from surgery.
Chloe underwent a two-and-a-half-hour-long surgery Thursday to correct her front legs. Her legs were bent because of issues with growth...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 3:54 PM
A bill introduced this week by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) to protect against what he called “shakedown lawsuits” comes as 12 businesses in his district face similar legal action for not posting simple signage — violations...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:30 AM
We've lost a war without being able to surrender -- and thus divest ourselves of the consciousness that got us into it. We are unable to look honestly at what we did and why, and determine not to do it again.
My friend Catherine Menninger sent me a...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Most birds lost their penises somewhere along the trail of evolution. Scientists want to know where they went.
A biological program that triggers cell death is to blame, and it may offer clues about both evolution and the molecular biology behind...