| Mar 23, 2011
| 12:49 PM
Q I have seen some questions in your column regarding bad breath. I'd like to share my personal experience. I used to have bad breath and had seen my dentist and my doctor about it, but found no solution until I discovered that my lactose intolerance...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 1:20 PM
Freebie of the Week: To commemorate Earth Day, bring in a travel cup and receive a free coffee or tea Friday at participating Starbucks stores. Visit starbucks.com.
Celebrate Earth Day at Anthropologie with a free workshop on crafting with cork from 10...
| Dec 30, 2010
| 9:29 PM
Freebie of the Week: The O.C. Bargainista will be using her free $30 Benihana birthday gift certificate Friday after submitting this column, and urges you to go to benihana.com and sign up for your own birthday gift. The certificate will arrive in your...
| Sep 7, 2010
If you've strolled past the dairy case lately, you might have noticed that it has grown to ranch-size proportions. Dozens of products are labeled "milk," and they spill over onto the nonrefrigerated shelves. Gone are the days when selecting a carton of...
| Sep 2, 2010
| 10:07 AM
1. "Think of me like Yoda, but instead of being little and green I wear suits and I'm awesome. I'm your bro--I'm Broda!"
2. "Okay, pep talk! You can do this, but to be more accurate, you probably can't. You're way out of practice and she's way too hot...
| Sep 20, 2010
Super-thick, creamy nonfat Greek yogurt has become a highly popular product, with the benefits of a high-quality protein.
A few short years ago, Greek yogurt was a rarity on supermarket shelves.
These days, however, brands and flavors abound. The super-...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 1:31 AM
President Obama and I share a vision for building a stronger future for our nation and an economy that works for all Americans - one that that makes, creates, and innovates.
In the past two years we have taken important steps to move past the Great...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 8:54 PM
Food allergies affect about one in 13 U.S. children, double the latest government estimate, a new study suggests.
The researchers say about 40 percent of them have severe reactions — a finding they hope will erase misconceptions that food...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 4:58 AM
Carrie Underwood has taken her health habits a step further and transitioned from a vegetarian to become an all-out vegan. After seven years of no meat, the country star’s vegetarian stance has expanded to exclude dairy as well. Why the switch?...
| Aug 3, 2011
Question: Our cat, Columbus, is an escape artist and somehow manages to get out nearly each morning to visit our neighbors. They feed him, and have three young children who dote on him. Columbus clearly adores them and spends most of the day around...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Whenever my wife and I go somewhere we try to take the road less traveled. This is our version of gonzo tourism.
For instance, when we recently crossed the state of Wisconsin we zigged and zagged this way and that, blazing a trail that would give a...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 12:47 PM
As we age, especially females over 50, we need to increase the amount of calcium we ingest. Here are some foods you can add to your diet to start strengthening your bones today.
Start off by choosing a calcium-fortified cereal. Some cereals,...