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Keeping Cool Jul. 08, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: After decades of slogging through cold winters, I am now retired in sunny Arizona. Even if I've b... Read More

How to Prevent Cheese From Turning Green and Moldy Jun. 05, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Call me picky, but I prefer my greens to be those of the garden variety, not those growing on my che... Read More

Keeping Varmints Away Oct. 31, 2018

A Greener View

Q: Wild animals have been coming around our neighborhood at night and causing a lot of trouble. We t... Read More

Discovery! You Tip Your Balance to Find Your Balance Sep. 04, 2018

Energy Express

I was out hiking with some pals, when the woman just ahead of me stepped onto uneven ground and stum... Read More

How to Prevent Overdose Deaths -- and How Not To Sep. 02, 2018

Steve Chapman

In the next 24 hours, we can expect that some 200 Americans will die of drug overdoses. The relentle... Read More

The Truth Behind Chicago's Violence Aug. 12, 2018

Steve Chapman

The bloodletting in Chicago last weekend, with 74 people shot, 12 fatally, was enough to horrify eve... Read More

When Parents Can Know Everything About Their Kids Jan. 04, 2018

Lenore Skenazy

"Arkangel," an episode of the Netflix show "Black Mirror" directed by Jodie Foster, had me cheering ... Read More

Releasing Violent Offenders Mar. 09, 2017

Lenore Skenazy

It's no secret that America loves to send people to prison. We have 5 percent of the world's populat... Read More

Mosquito Prevention Aug. 10, 2016

A Greener View

Recently, there has been a lot of news about the Zika virus. Florida is the first state in the U.S. ... Read More

The Odd Politics of Fighting Wildfires Aug. 27, 2015

Froma Harrop

As wildfires plague much of the American West, one must ask, Who is paying to put them out? The answ... Read More

The Failing Health of Our National Wellness Program Apr. 03, 2015

C Force

It is possible — even likely — that you are sitting as you read this, just as I was sitt... Read More

Ebola and the 41 Million Uninsured Americans Oct. 09, 2014

Froma Harrop

With the first diagnosed case of the deadly Ebola virus in the United States located in Dallas, Texa... Read More

Ebola and Obama Oct. 07, 2014

Thomas Sowell

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is both a danger in itself and a wake-up call for Americans —... Read More

The Growing Importance of Immunology and Immunotherapy Oct. 03, 2014

C Force

Throughout our life, there are battles within our body that can be viewed as skirmishes or, for some... Read More

Keep the No-Ransom Policy Sep. 18, 2014

Debra J. Saunders

The video of a Syrian captor beheading American freelance journalist James Foley "has done more dama... Read More

Dogs Chase, Fences Protect Mar. 15, 2014

Barks and Recreation

You can't see me, but I'm shaking my head. I'm just off a call with a woman who's having some troubl... Read More

Obesity and Diabetes: A Deadly Combination Feb. 06, 2014

Lifelong Health

Type 2 diabetes is occurring with ever-increasing frequency in young adults and even children. This ... Read More

12 Ways to Detox Your Body Jan. 03, 2014

C Force

Q: Mr. Norris, after a month of eating holiday sweets immersed in sugars and saturated fats, I'm rea... Read More