| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:17 PM
About 400 firefighters continued to battle a blaze along the New Jersey shore Thursday evening, with Gov. Chris Christie reporting that the blaze had destroyed some areas.
Seaside Park -- a community about 80 miles south of New York City with a year-...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Kim Miller and Shannon Dougherty, From Fit Mom Diet, are living proof that busy working moms can be fit, healthy, and full of positive energy. In this issue of Inspire Health, this dynamic duo shares their top secrets for maintaining fabulous health...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Tao Lin's new novel, "Taipei," is more obviously autobiographical than previous efforts — about a young, male, Asian American New York urbanite and social-media compulsive paralyzed by a robot-ennui style of depression.
Lin has energetically...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Dear Pharmacist: I read your article on Bartonella, and how pets can indirectly give it to you. What other diseases do pets transmit? Are there antibiotics? — S.J., Orlando
Dear S.J.: Great questions, since pet lovers don't connect their illness...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Picnics, pool parties, and endless days of outdoor activity can only mean one thing: summer is officially under way. While summer can be a fun-filled time for both children and adults, it also carries an increased risk of injury. So when you are out and...
| Jun 27, 2013
Taking care of several different animals all year round, Charlene Marriner said she understands the need to be watchful of pets during the summertime.
“It’s important because they can die if they’re not properly taken care of,”...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Her name, at this point, is almost onomatopoeic: the elegantly coiled, haute-American Sylvia, poised and serpentine, and then the Germanic exhalation of Plath, its fatal flatness like some ruptured surface resealing itself. Her whole history is in there...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:46 PM
B.J. Futrell came back from surgery on a torn labrum and biceps tendon to become a wrestling All-America the next season. He has come back from surgery to repair a heart problem to become the third-ranked 141-pound wrestler in the country this season....
| 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...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Here is an archive, in reverse chronological order, of the Tribune's coverage of the Daniel Taylor case: News story: Criminal justice: Jail alibi doesn't outweigh confession -- Records show Daniel Taylor in jail when double murder occurred, but...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Toyota is recalling around 87,000 model-year 2010 Prius hatchbacks and Lexus HS 250h sedans to fix a braking issue. According to the automaker, the brake pressure accumulator could develop a crack due to fatigue or internal vibration, interfering with...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Dear Pharmacist: What is licorice root? I heard you say something like it could take the place of lots of different drugs, and that it helped with chronic fatigue. — W.W., Dallas
Dear W.W.: Unlike licorice candy, licorice root has many medicinal...