| Jan 18, 2009
On Tuesday, millions in Washington, D.C., and billions around the world will watch as Barack Obama takes the oath of office as president of the United States. In 1961 on the same date -- Jan. 20 -- John Fitzgerald Kennedy took the same oath.
| Jun 30, 2008
The product: The human spine is an amazing piece of equipment: On request, it can sway gracefully or withstand thousands of pounds of force. But that versatility comes with a price. At some point, just about everyone suffers significant back pain, and...
| Dec 31, 2007
If you suffer from low-back pain, the most important thing you can do is consistently perform a safe and effective exercise to strengthen the muscles supporting that area.
-- Karen Voight
Step 1 Begin on all fours, with your hands directly below your...
| Oct 28, 2009
Oooh, there's a pinch in my lower back.
My head hurts too.
And my vision is blurred from going through long lists of Southern California physicians who specialize in herbal medicine. I need relief, and I need it fast, but how does one go about...
| Nov 4, 2009
All right, so I'm a few days late with this update on my medical marijuana adventures. In answer to readers, no, I was not too stoned to write about it earlier.
Nor was I under the influence when I proposed on Sunday to Jamie McCourt, who hopes to get...
| Nov 9, 2009
Leon Wittman tweaked his shoulder in 1994 while attempting to keep his basement from flooding during a thunderstorm by scooping water out of a window well with a bucket.
His left arm began to ache. He realized about a year later that he rarely used it...
| Nov 24, 2009
| 2:59 PM
*This piece originally ran on A1 on Tuesday, October 21, 2008*
Jennifer and Greg Danylyshyn of Pasadena are conscientious parents. They keep proper car seats in their used BMW, organic vegetables in the family diet and the pediatrician's number by the...
| Jun 7, 2009
Except for some false starts, I stayed clear of yoga for years. Around 2001, my then-husband renewed his interest in it and began going daily. To do this meant he was away for the morning and then spent a few more hours looking exhausted.
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:32 AM
I'm just going to say it: The 2014 Toyota Venza isn't much of a looker. Some call the Venza a wagon while others say it's a large hatchback, but it's certainly not a head-turner. If you can get past the......
| Dec 11, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Every year, scores of claims are filed by those who say they were injured and it's Broward County Transit's fault. Since 2008, the county has paid out $6.5 million in claims related to county buses.
Here's a synopsis from Broward County memos of bus...
| Dec 12, 2013
I'm ticked off at neighbors that buy a house that is too big for the neighborhood. They have an attitude that they think they are better than anyone else. You are not better than anyone else in this neighborhood. If you were you would not be here. You...