| Jun 4, 2009
Can't afford a gym membership? Makes sense, given the financial climate and the need to tighten our belts. But if you want to tighten that belt holding up your jeans, money is no excuse. There are plenty of ways to work out and get in shape at little or...
| Feb 15, 2010
You can practically track Steve Barkley's stress by the level of activity in his temporomandibular joint, or TMJ, the hinge joint that connects the lower jaw to the temporal bone of the skull and helps people chew, talk and yawn.
Although he didn't...
| Sep 10, 2009
Think of it as retirement reinvented. As Americans live longer and in better health, all those old retirement cliches seem evermore removed from reality. Long walks on the beach? Hitting the links? Fiddling around the house? Nope, modern retirement can be...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 11:44 AM
Organic, sustainable, local -- everyone talks the trendy talk, but some foodies are taking the locavore message to heart.
They're not only frequenting farmers markets, they're launching locavore supper clubs and recipe-rich blogs, and subscribing to CSAs...
| Jul 31, 2009
| 11:44 AM
By the time a teenager graduates high school, about one out of nine of his or her peers has attempted suicide. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people, behind car accidents and homicide, and 10% to 12% of teens ponder suicide...
| Nov 18, 2007
The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel who were killed in Afghanistan, Iraq and Kuwait or who died at a military hospital of their injuries:
Derek R. Banks, 24, of Newport News, Va.; specialist, Army...
| Mar 28, 2009
Irving R. Levine, who pioneered network television coverage of economic issues during his more than 40-year career as a correspondent for NBC News, died Friday. He was 86.
Levine died of prostate cancer at a hospice in Washington, D.C., according to...
| Apr 25, 2009
Dr. John Visher, a California psychiatrist whose struggle with remarriage issues led him to co-found a national organization to advocate for stepfamilies, died April 17 at his home in the Bay Area city of Walnut Creek. He was 88.
Visher had pancreatic...
| Jul 26, 2007
Daniel E. Koshland Jr., the UC Berkeley molecular biologist who revised scientists' notions of how enzymes work, remodeled the Berkeley biology department into one of the nation's best and, as editor, refashioned Science into the leading scientific...
| Jan 24, 2009
Good things come to those who wait . . . and wait . . . and wait.
Just ask David Permut, Daniel Sladek and Chris Taaffe, who have jointly struggled for nearly 12 years to bring the emotionally charged family drama "Prayers for Bobby" to television. The...
| Jan 1, 2010
Walnuts are available year-round, but the most traditional season for their consumption is late fall and winter, particularly around Christmas and New Year's. We're lucky that Rancho La Viņa, a remnant of the walnut groves that once covered Southern...
| Jan 26, 2009
| 11:05 AM
Ernie Paulson leads Oklahoma's NewsChannel 4 at 9 on OK43 as Anchor. He comes to the newscast from KARK-TV in Little Rock, Arkansas, where his news reporting earned him a 2005 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Best News Series, as well as a 2002...