Health & Wellness

Neighborhood crime and kids

Violence is unsettling for children, whether they witnessed the crime or not. What happens to kids in the aftermath of crime and how can parents lessen the impact?

Claire's says recalled makeup is asbestos-free

Claire's said it would continue to honor returns from customers who are uncomfortable with the products. The company said it's unsure whether it will put the products back on the shelves.

CHIP funding could run out as soon as this month in some states

Some states could run out of funding for their Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) as early as this month, despite recently approved spending by Congress that was expected to keep the program running through the end of March, federal health officials said Friday.

No politics at the gym?

Fitness chain bans cable news channels on its large screen TVs, saying political arguments have become too big of a distraction.

The diet hop

The Atkins diet, South Beach diet and Weight Watchers. These may seem like quick ways to shed some unwanted pounds and you may try many to find the best one for you. But switching from diet to diet can be counterproductive.

A New Year, new food resolutions

Whether you want to drop 10 pounds, improve your cholesterol or have more energy, we have five food-related New Year's resolutions that will help you achieve your goals.

Miracle baby gets a bone marrow transplant

A bone marrow transplant can be a life-saving procedure, but there are often many obstacles to overcome. One little miracle baby beat all the odds and now has a chance at a normal life.

Happy mealtime, healthy kids

Dinner time is a stressful time of day for many families – with parents coming home from work, kids coming home from school, and everybody is really hungry and ready to eat.

Meniscus: repair or replace?

A misstep on the sports field or an awkward move while twisting or turning at home or work.  Sometimes it doesn’t take much to tear the meniscus, the rubbery piece of cartilage protecting the knee.