| Oct 28, 2013
It hasn't been the best of football seasons for Liberty and Freedom.
Yet, just as is the case in Allentown with Allen and Dieruff and many other area rivalries, the records don't matter. The two Bethlehem public schools get all pumped up for spirit week....
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
There are dozens of reasons why the NFL deserves to go away, to be banished from our sight forever. There are at least two reasons why that won't happen.
Tradition and Peyton Manning.
The Oct. 8 PBS show "A League of Denial" was a journalistic...
| Oct 23, 2013
Dear Amy: I am 15 years old. I have recently become a vegetarian for several reasons (mostly that I disagree with beef-production methods).
My mom is slightly overweight, but certainly nothing bad. She recently decided to become vegetarian as well,...
| Jul 19, 2013
Jeff Keith had his right leg amputated when he was 12. He went on to captain the Fairfield Prep ski team and play goal for the Boston College lacrosse team. He ran across America on one leg.
That's right. One leg. Nine months. Boston to Los Angeles via...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Dear Pharmacist: I am debating whether or not to fill the prescription for Estradiol, and I want more information on this drug, and estrogen in general. I need it for hot flashes. — M.G., San Diego
Dear M.G.: Estrogen is a highly misunderstood...
| Jul 5, 2013
When your grandmother gets some bad news, do you tell her, "Well at least you have your abortion rights"?
Why not? Maybe it's because whatever you think of abortion, the right to have one is not synonymous with a woman's health.
But don't tell that to...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Anybody with a heart can respect the way Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall consistently uses his star power to promote the cause of mental health.
The latest example came Tuesday at Halas Hall when Marshall, afflicted with borderline personality...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:35 PM
My inbox is packed with pent-up pink frustration and warring opinions about University of Central Florida's recent game-day television commercial. Today, readers have at it.
Dear Beth, My mom passed away four years ago at the age of 49 after battling...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Dear Pharmacist: I have two nodules in my palm. They are small and painless, but I see (and feel) them below my pinky and ring finger. My doctor's appointment isn't for two months and I'm worried. Can you weigh in? — C.S., Sacramento
Dear C.S.: I'...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:34 PM
It's October, and you don't need me to tell you the annual Pepto-Bismoling of nearly everything in sight is in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The grand opening this week of the latest Wawa in town? Pink down to the aprons worn by cops and...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:26 AM
A cat with hair like Albert Einstein's lolled atop a milking stand, leaning down to languidly touch noses with a goat below. Guinea fowl foraged under foot. Turkeys gobbled, chickens clucked and everyone else, it seemed, bleated their pleas ceaselessly....