| Jan 19, 2003
BILLIE HOLIDAY called Baltimore a tough town. Frank Zappa moved away at the age of 10 and never came back. Edgar Allan Poe died here. John Wilkes Booth is buried here.
But John Waters? John Waters, the one-time Pope of Trash, thrives on the place, and...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 9:52 PM
Bariatric surgery did more to improve symptoms of diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol after three years than intensive treatment with drugs alone, according to new results from a closely watched clinical trial involving patients who were...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 3:30 PM
A boy asked for a basketball game of one on one and Stanley Johnson accepted the challenge.
One dunk, two dunks, three dunks …
"That's not fair. Take it easy on me." the boy said. But Johnson wasn't going to let up.
After five dunks, the game...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:15 PM
A pet food company recently conducted a contest via Facebook, asking readers to ask me: "Why does my dog...?"
Here are some of those questions:
Q: Why does my dog eat cat poop?
A: There are three reasons:
1. It tastes good.
2. Because they can.
| Mar 21, 2014
| 9:05 PM
MILWAUKEE Cam Ridley stretched on the floor of the Texas locker room in the BMO Harris Bradley Center, loosening up his long limbs Friday for a practice in preparation for the Longhorns' third-round NCAA game against Michigan.
Fresh off his game-...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Merrick Pet Foods recently conducted a contest via Facebook, asking readers to ask me: "Why does my dog...?" The first 20 responders received a copy of "Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or...
| Mar 10, 2014
Dear Amy: My boyfriend and I have excellent customer service skills. Our customers appreciate the way we handle things — and yet we don't know how to communicate with each other.
I try not to be rude when I express opinions, suggestions and...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Filed under: Sedan, Ford Generally, cars get bigger and heavier as they get older. That's why it looks so ridiculous when you park a classic Mini next to a modern version. The same can be said of the Corvette, the BMW 3 Series, Porsche 911 and, of course,...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:08 PM
A UnitedHealth Group study shows that playing interactive sports video games can help overweight children lose weight, Forbes.com reports.
The 16-week study showed that overweight children that expended energy by playing simulated sports games on...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:04 PM
The logic seems simple enough: the consumption of healthy foods is low, and obesity is high, in neighborhoods where supermarkets are notably absent; so, opening supermarkets in those neighborhoods should boost consumption of healthier foods and drive down...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 9:49 AM
SACRAMENTO -- Citing studies linking soda to obesity, a state lawmaker and medical experts proposed a first-in-the-nation bill Thursday that would require sugary drinks sold in California to have health warning labels similar to those on packs of...