| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| May 10, 2013
| 6:08 AM
What’s it like to go out to eat with Jillian Michaels, the drill sergeant-like trainer on NBC’s weight loss reality TV series “The Biggest Loser” — known for getting in the faces of the show’s overweight contestants?...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Have you heard Miami coach Al Golden's comments this week about how "fortunate" the Hurricanes are for the "opportunity" to play high-powered Florida State and the Seminoles' Heisman-esque quarterback Jameis Winston?...
| 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 5, 2013
| 7:23 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
How low can Urban Meyer go?
So low that he would turn in the Florida Gators – his former team and the program he still claims to love – for a ticky-tack secondary recruiting violation that never even...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 7:31 PM
Thirty years ago, kids drank twice as much milk as they did soda. That ratio has reversed.
To keep the udders flowing, the milk industrial complex is fighting sugar with sugar.
It is turning milk into a soft drink, commonly known as "flavored milk.''...
| Sep 5, 2010
| 12:52 PM
Usually, I write, you read. This week, you write, I read. Readers share what's on their minds and provide some good ideas.
Jack Wadja of Orlando, writing about the grim new-car sales news from August, noted the decline is partly because in August 2009,...
| Feb 21, 2011
The elliptical trainer and its smooth oval foot pattern was a hit the moment it arrived on the scene in the mid-1990s, but a good one that could stand up to regular home use without rattling apart has never come cheap. That's doubly true of some of the...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 4:02 PM
Only a government institution can make someone sympathize with the tobacco industry.
In addition to being gross, the Food and Drug Administration’s newly unveiled warning labels represent a gross misuse of power. They are part of a hypocritical...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 5:04 PM
Not long after stepping into the eerie new show of ultra-realistic sculpture at the Contemporary Art Center of Virginia you may start to feel like you stumbled into a world where time stands still.
Art — the aging watchman who sits by the...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 11:46 AM
It's every woman's dream: could chocolate, the substance that cures everything from PMS to heartbreak, also make you skinnier?
If true, there's got to be a catch, right?
Here's the skinny: Dr. Beatrice Golomb, associate professor of medicine at...