Friday, Feb 23


Nasty flu season showing signs of winding down in US

The number of states reporting high patient traffic for the flu also dropped, to 39 from 43


SC: Custom Swimwear puts the fun back in summer

MOCAD offering Hip Hop Architecture Camp; Experience jazz in intimate Palmer Woods setting


Treasure: Iconic mid-century chair classic, valuable


Doris Miller acquired a later version of the lounge chairs and matching ottoman in the 1980s



Welcome Mat: ‘Roadshow’ ticket deadline is Tuesday

Tickets holders can get two items appraised at June 14 stop in Rochester. Cottage & Living Show returns to Novi


Solutions: Stock your rooms with purpose and comfort

Task lighting is another essential, like the bedside lamps that make for easy reading at night

Style: The cottage next door

Echoing the same fabric on each piece of furniture made the small seating area feel more spacious

Design Recipes: 10 ways to use more color in your space

There is a bit of an art to using color properly in a space, but the good news is it’s OK to experiment

Beware bedroom decorating mistakes

Hoteliers craft their guest rooms so effortlessly, so why can it feel so hard to replicate the same look at home?

Handmade: Southfield mom develops skincare product

Her daughter had eczema, an inflammatory condition that causes red, dry itchy skin – but nothing was helping

Thursday, Feb 22


Be prepared but flexible when relocating


Start getting ready about eight weeks out before a move, professionals say


Superagers’ brains offer clues for sharp memory

Researchers hope to learn why some people in their 80s and 90s are able to keep the same sharp memory as someone younger


5 recipes to help you celebrate National Margarita Day

The tequila-based drink has been standby for decades, and now gets the craft cocktail treatment

Pork in lettuce wraps gets a Texas twist

Like most stir-fries, the higher the heat, the better the browning and flavor build

Wednesday, Feb 21


Preventive treatment for peanut allergies promising

A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut flour helped children to tolerate nuts in a major study


US panel recommends adult vaccine against hepatitis B

The vaccine called Heplisav-B was licensed in November and is the first new hepatitis B vaccine in 25 years

Tuesday, Feb 20


Carbs, fat, DNA? Weight loss is finicky, study shows

Results suggest “precision medicine is not as important as eating mindfully, getting rid of packaged, processed food”


Society: Heart Association luncheon nears goal

About $800,000 committed before luncheon ended

Monday, Feb 19

Deputy to run across Michigan to honor fallen officers

Matt Garbarino will run from the fallen officer memorial in Pontiac to a memorial at the Ottawa County Sheriff Office


Do’s and don’ts when using shopping apps

Technology can either streamline in-store trips and online purchases, or tempt shoppers to overspend

Sunday, Feb 18


McBrayer: Treat others as you would have them treat you

Should we shelter those worse off than ourselves?

Friday, Feb 16


Treasure: Jewelry longtime go-to gift

Appraiser Lori Verderame, also known as Dr. Lori, looked at a set of pearls for one of the contest winners


Flu season shows signs of leveling off

This nasty flu season, which has been worsening for months, may finally be leveling off


A hint of hygge will get you through winter

Learn how to create a sanctuary of warmth and coziness for everyone you love


Welcome Mat: Cranbrook hosts modernism book launch

Author Brian Conway’s new book ‘Michigan Modern: An Architectural Legacy’ explores 34 iconic projects.

Thursday, Feb 15


Solutions: Craft room lets friends enjoy hobbies


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