| Dec 19, 2013
| 5:05 AM
There is a mad rush to legalize marijuana these days, but it's time to rethink that generous yet foolish move generous because it lifts the onus of crime from peaceful smokers, but foolish because it harms mental development and health.
| Dec 17, 2013
| 3:35 PM
There's good news and bad news these days for the Obama administration. The bad news: President Obama's anemic approval rating has plummeted to 40 percent; the good news, it probably can't go much lower.
But both the good news and the bad news for Obama...
| Dec 12, 2013
Q: A couple of years ago, you offered a recipe for coconut macaroons that helped a young person with colitis or Crohn's disease. I have misplaced the recipe, but my son was just diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, and I want to make them for him. Where can...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 4:25 PM
How will this year's Bulls team do with Derrick Rose back? Can the team make a leap into the "genuine contender" category, or will their style of play lead to more injuries at just the wrong time? Will the team make a trade or stand pat?
These are the...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 7:59 PM
Former Maryland Terrapins coach Gary Williams held court before Friday evening’s Maryland Madness basketball celebration at Cole Field House, which presented an opportunity to ask him – in the context of Cal Ripken’s recent comments...
| 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...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 9:44 PM
Head lice are two words no parent wants to hear. For any family, this news means a massive eradication effort that involves chemical treatments and multiple rounds with a lice comb through the hair of every person in the household.
While cases of...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Q: I took cetirizine (Zyrtec) for about four months, and when I stopped, I started to itch horribly. First my feet, and then my hands and scalp acted up.
I didn't know what was wrong until I read on your website about other people suffering withdrawal...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Jeff Gordon and Clint Bowyer will tangle again during the Chase for the Championship.
There will be blood. Bad blood.
To reset, Gordon's issues with Bowyer, and vice-versa, did not just pop up in the controversial last laps of the Sprint Cup race at...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 1:33 PM
STORRS — There was a day last April when Jim Calhoun's thoughts were finally detached from college basketball, from the Final Four, from the recruiting trail.
He and his family were at The Breakers, the famous resort near Palm Beach, Fla.,...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I use hydrocortisone cream for my bug bites. It works, but is there something else to manage this or the pain and itch? Me and my kids get bit frequently and I don't like the idea of "taking a bath" in chemical creams. — K.K.,...