| Feb 5, 2008
Linger around the checkout aisles at Whole Foods in West Hartford, and the evidence is clear.
Whether it's about peer pressure, a deepening environmental conscience or a head start on the upscale grocery chain's campaign to ban plastic bags by Earth Day,...
| Jul 29, 2009
| 4:00 PM
Whether for business or pleasure, Central Florida has a number of places where you can bring your laptop, iPhone or BlackBerry and settle down for some Web surfing. What are you waiting for? Order something, grab a seat and get started.
This list is not...
| Nov 8, 2007
| 1:11 PM
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Note: From Maury Rubin. If using organic/natural graham crackers, place them in a food processor, add 2 tablespoons of sugar, then pulse until finely ground. Organic graham crackers are available at Whole...
| Sep 5, 2010
Traveling can be tough enough, but if you or other family members suffer from food allergies, hitting the road can be a nightmare. About 4% of adults and up to 8% of children younger than 4 have allergies to various foods and additives, according to the...
| Nov 11, 2007
Like almost everything else in Las Vegas, the city has taken a favored pastime and turned it into a type of gold. Nowadays, shopping is not just about finding a blouse or a pair of shoes. It is about passing into a sort of browsers' twilight zone....
| Aug 21, 2009
Illinois suffers from the fourth-highest level of childhood obesity in the nation, with Chicago kids checking in heavier than the rest of the state. Yet, while many school districts are phasing out sweet treats, Chicago Public Schools officials continue...
| Dec 20, 2008
| 4:05 PM
Chicago-area supermarkets, gourmet shops and bakeries routinely sell mislabeled products that pose a danger to those with food allergies, according to Tribune testing and a comprehensive check of grocery aisles.
When informed of the findings, more than a...
| Jul 22, 2009
With her smooth, glowing complexion, Lynne Bonner Redd looks younger than her 46 years. Ask her secret, and she'll tell you it's not a nip or tuck.
It's simply aloe."Aloe is part of my overall health and beauty philosophy," says the Pikesville,...
| Jun 27, 2010
When it comes to sunscreens, most consumers are concerned about SPF, brand and price. Typically, they do not turn the bottles around to check out what, exactly, they are slathering on their skin, maybe because they'd be confronted with words such as...
| Sep 24, 2010
Nancy Culbertson won't sit in her Fremont, Calif., backyard because of it.
It caused Oakland, Calif., physician Louis Hagler's blood pressure to spike and marred his perfect health record.
Oakland acupuncturist Julie Laura Rose had enough of it, and...
| Nov 21, 2008
American children with food allergies are suffering life-threatening--and completely avoidable--reactions because manufacturers mislabel their products and regulators fail to police store shelves, a Tribune investigation has found.
In effect, children...
| Jun 3, 2009
"Eat fish," the advice so frequently offered by health experts, sounds simple. In practice, it isn't.
When you step up to the seafood counter, you come with an array of priorities that don't always dovetail: promoting heart health, sidestepping...