| Dec 14, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Q. The holidays are coming and instead of feeling cheer, I feel exhausted and overwhelmed with a sense of dread. Can you give me some insight?
It’s called the Holiday Blues, and you’re not alone.
The condition can flow from many roots,...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 8:29 AM
Editor's Note: This story has been updated to reflect these changes. Lorie Henry was incorrectly identified as Marcie Baker. Lance Mackey usually expresses his interest in seeing Logan verbally to Donna rather than through a phone call as indicated...
| Oct 17, 2012
In northwest Indiana, where I have raised vegetables for 20-odd years, mosquitoes flourish when rain fills the swamp pools in the backwaters of the Kankakee River.
In August 2004, those pools spawned a particularly righteous throng. One afternoon, they...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Q: I am fed up with medical flip-flops. Whether it is hormone replacement therapy, calcium supplements, eggs or salt, first we get told one thing and then doctors change their minds. In the meantime, we consumers are left wondering what to believe and...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 8:14 AM
Eddie Palmieri is a bundle of intensity, whether playing his music or talking about it. His volcanic piano style is matched by his rapid-fire speech. When the man who has been called El Rompeteclas (the Keyboard Destroyer) and El Molestoso (the Angry One)...
| May 3, 2012
| 7:51 PM
Sleep to lose weight. No wonder Michael Breus is popular. A Virginia Beach clinical psychologist board-certified in clinical sleep disorders, Breus regularly promotes the connection between sleep and health, and in particular metabolism. He has written...
| May 12, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Melinda Malott is juggling another busy day.
She dispenses hugs and kisses as her children head off to school, makes her weekly grocery list, pays the bills, buys gifts for upcoming birthday parties and baby showers and organizes a fundraiser to send her...
| May 15, 2012
| 3:01 PM
An email pitching an interview with a sleep-disorder expert had me at, "Would you ever show up at work drunk?"
The line would be too clever by half if it weren't so on-point. My answer, based on personal experience many years ago, is that anyone that...
| May 21, 2012
| 5:25 AM
Coffee drinkers, rejoice! Research shows that we don’t need to feel guilty about our daily habit, and actually, sipping coffee regularly can provide us with a wide range of health benefits!
Coffee may help you live longer
A study released last...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 12:45 PM
I don't often suffer from insomnia, but sleep came slowly after the outcome of the presidential election was announced ("Re-elected," Nov. 7). My good and valued friend of almost a half-century, Nat Asch, often says that "we're going to die at the right...