| Jun 22, 2010
Disney's classic character Dumbo was all ears, and quite self-conscious about it.
Ironically, there are many children who would like to be able to fly away for the very same reason. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reports that...
| Jun 1, 2009
The American Academy of Otolaryngology is urging you not to use cotton swabs to clean their ears. With the public going to the pool or the beach, keeping ears in a "swab-free zone" may be easier said than done. Dr. Howard W. Francis, an associate...
| Jan 8, 2010
| 10:23 AM
Urban Ears - Flavor in ears. . . oh yeah!
Urban Ears is the first collective of its kind. Based out of Scandanavia it boasts of being the first company to create headphones that feature the widest variety of design and color. In fact, a key point of...
| Mar 22, 2011
Leslie Clay always wanted a convertible--and three years ago she got one--and hasn't looked back.
"It was great," Leslie said. "It's a very liberating experience and I don't know if I'll ever drive a car that's not a convertible again."
When the weather...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 8:45 AM
When it comes time to crank the volume on everyday banter, there are hearing aids that won't break the bank It's a statistic that confounds and frustrates just about anyone who works to make sure the sounds of everyday living are heard: Only about 1 in...
| Jul 23, 2010
Total time: 1 hour, plus chilling time for the butter
Note: This butter can be made a day ahead and stored tightly wrapped in the refrigerator.
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened to room temperature
3/4 teaspoon minced, seeded jalapeño
| Jul 26, 2010
Allergic reactions occur when your immune system misidentifies a neutral substance, called an allergen, as harmful. Allergens come into contact with your body through inhalation, swallowing, touching or by injection. Your immune system responds by...
| Jul 24, 2010
| 9:16 PM
Corona del Mar's Toastmasters Group Aim To Perfect the Art of Public Speaking
It's 7 a.m. in the back room of Coco's in Corona del Mar, and the crowd is all ears, waiting for the speeches to begin at the regular meeting of the Harborlites Toastmasters...
| Jul 30, 2010
| 5:26 PM
We snorted with laughter during the pig races.
We plugged our ears at the demolition derby.
We ate things no one should.
We tossed darts at balloons, not boards.
We patted the woolen coats of alpacas and goats.
But my favorite moment during daddy-...
| Jul 31, 2010
Johns Hopkins University scientists trying to determine why people develop serious mental illness are focusing on an unlikely factor: a common parasite spread by cats.
The researchers say the microbes, called Toxoplasma gondii, invade the human brain and...