| Jun 22, 2009
| 5:03 PM
Just in time for the June gloom to lift and the weather to turn hot, the country's biggest dance party returns to steam up the night life scene. The 13th annual Electric Daisy Carnival is back at the L.A. Coliseum, this time with an expanded lineup...
| Jul 26, 2009
Tears come to Elizabeth Russell's eyes when she thinks of the five Americans her son is accused of gunning down in a moment of rage in Iraq.
She prays for them at St. Patrick Catholic Church in nearby Denison: the Navy officer, the Army psychiatrist...
| Mar 30, 2009
Lost jobs and lost careers. Promising businesses in shambles. The college acceptance letter returned to its envelope. This is how President Obama recently described the effect of the tanking economy on ordinary Americans -- and the stresses keeping them...
| Dec 4, 2013
She lacked energy, had trouble focusing on the task at hand, and often felt down or depressed.
And no wonder: Dana Albright had been struggling with insomnia for more than a decade.
The Philadelphia teacher would sleep well one night, and then sleep...
| Nov 28, 2013
Q: I read on your website that Earl Grey tea can cause muscle cramps. I had been having muscle cramps for months, and they were getting worse and worse. I drank Earl Grey tea all day long at work.
After reading about the connection, I stopped drinking...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Dear Pharmacist: What are the best medications to help me sleep? I've tried all the natural remedies. I need something stronger! — V.E., Sacramento, Calif.
Dear V.E.: Why, as a nation, do we have trouble sleeping? It should be such a natural act....
| Nov 20, 2013
| 6:05 PM
ST. LOUIS The pentobarbital worked.
It was a 5 percent solution, mixed by an anonymous compounding pharmacy, a dose 50 times stiffer than what is needed to put an insomniac to sleep, two syringes sweeping the lethal waters into the veins of serial killer...
| Nov 2, 2013
Dear Amy: My husband and I are concerned that something fishy is going on with our upstairs neighbors.
A few weeks ago one of the occupants moved out and a new one moved in. Since then, there have been a lot of strange goings-on. I've come home multiple...
| Oct 11, 2013
Wellness programs: Howard County General Hospital will offer the following classes in October. Unless otherwise listed all classes will be held in the Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 100, Columbia. Information: hcgh.org or 410-740-...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:48 AM
Jim Alton and John Hess, each directors of the Emmet and Charlevoix counties Veterans Affairs Offices, tell veterans the same thing: if you don’t feel right, it’s OK.
And the veterans that Hess is seeing more of aren’t the veterans...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:02 AM
Q: The best tip I ever received for mosquito bites is to dab on hydrogen peroxide. I have very sensitive skin, and bites used to get very swollen and itch for weeks.
Now, I apply drugstore hydrogen peroxide, and in less than 15 minutes, I have no itch...