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Eating fish can reduce your risk of colorectal cancer, among other benefits


A work colleague recently told me that she had been diagnosed with colon cancer but was doing well. Then, as it usually happens, we got around to talking food. She … Click to Continue »

Why antioxidants are so important for beautiful, healthy skin


Antioxidants have become a buzzword for improving your overall health and wellness, but did you know that these powerful little molecules are also important if you want beautiful, healthy-looking skin? … Click to Continue »

It’s a leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, but do you know much about it?


Pop quiz: What’s the third most common cancer? If you’re stumped, you’re not alone. The answer is colorectal cancer, a type of cancer that can be silent. Yet it’s the … Click to Continue »

Streaming services such as Netflix have more sex, violence — and, it turns out, smoking


Streaming services aren’t beholden to the same content restrictions as broadcast television. The result, to some viewers’ chagrin and others’ delight, is often more sex, more violence and more cursing. … Click to Continue »

Top Stories in last day


The great literary debate: print or e-reader?


A friend and I got into a debate, as only two geeks can, about what format we use to read our beloved books: print or e-reader. The more we talked … Click to Continue »


Style at Home: A tale of two bedrooms


My mom loved a party. So I'm pretty sure that when our big, noisy clan gathers together in the little cottage next door, where she lived at the end of … Click to Continue »

Plumber: Hot trends for new bathrooms continued


Q: Hi Ed: I read your recent column about new bathroom collection plumbing fixture packages that perfectly coordinate and match up with each other and found the concept interesting. However, … Click to Continue »

From humble pupae to brilliant butterflies comes Butterfly Jungle


Butterflies, thousands of swooping, iridescent butterflies, are set to charm visitors at Butterfly Jungle, running until April 15 at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The butterflies have been maturing … Click to Continue »

Toy Story Land sneak peek: Disney's latest big toys pull double duty


Toy Story Land visitors will know right from the get-go that Disney was thinking big for the attraction for Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park. Folks will be greeted by a … Click to Continue »

Treasures: Vases fairly typical example of Faience Manufacturing Company's early work


Hi, I recently inherited a set of two vases. I believe they belonged to my great-grandparents, which would date them to the very late 1800s or early 1900s. Both are … Click to Continue »

Having too much of this in your bedroom could increase your risk of depression


Getting enough sleep belies mental and physical health – one bad night of shut-eye can attest to that fact. So it comes as no surprise that anything that instrumentally disrupts … Click to Continue »

Design Recipes: How to warm up your decor through color


Brrr it sure is cold outside. What better way to warm up your space than with color? Warm colors not only help add a sense of coziness, but also warmth … Click to Continue »

Here's how visa-free travel to Russia is possible


If you want to go to Russia but don't want to be bothered with the hassle of getting a visa, you might want to become a fan of soccer. Ticket … Click to Continue »

Experience Puebla's resilience and wonders, both intact after the earthquake


Look west on a clear day from any hilltop in Puebla. In the suburb of Cholula, seven miles outside downtown, you'll spy an orange church and a snow-topped peak looming … Click to Continue »

A shaken Mexico City repairs, returns to normal


Six months after this capital's last major earthquake, its most popular tourist attractions are busy again. If you're headed here, remember that the metropolitan area is built on an ancient … Click to Continue »

Ask Angie's List: How can I transform my garage?


Are you making the most of the space your garage has to offer? If you're using it for little more than trash bin storage and the occasional home project, now's … Click to Continue »

By Myscha Theriault: Virginia's Norfolk features fun food, fab arts scene


Home to the largest naval base in the world, the starting point for the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and a popular stopover point for Canadians heading back and forth to Florida … Click to Continue »

Yardsmart: Create a colorful dry garden


Big flower action may not appeal to nitzy perfect designers with their squares and straight lines and monocultures and perfectly raked gravel. These designs offer little in terms of color, … Click to Continue »

Prices for overnight parking at Disney Resorts on the rise


Officials from the Walt Disney World Resort have announced that guests staying at one of the theme park's resorts will be charged for overnight parking starting this week. According to … Click to Continue »

The best and worst paint colors for every room


Colors have a proven psychological effect on our moods. And the colors we choose for our homes have a proven influence on our overall quality of life. Using color psychology, … Click to Continue »

Friday, Mar 16

Second salmonella recall of steaks in two days covers more than 484,000 pounds of meat

Friday afternoon, for the second time in 20 hours, the USDA posted a salmonella-spurred recall of steaks shipped to restaurants. Stampede Meat recalled o484,000 pounds of beef products because au … Click to Continue »

A perfect match: Husband donates kidney to his wife on their 23rd anniversary

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The suggested wedding gift for a 23rd anniversary is a silver plate. For Monica Calle, her husband Cesar had something a bit more personal in mind for their 23rd wedding … Click to Continue »

Winn-Dixie is closing six stores in South Florida

As competition in the supermarket industry tightens on several fronts, Winn-Dixie’s parent company announced Thursday it planned to close 94 under-performing stores in seven states — including six in South … Click to Continue »

Salmonella injected into the meat causes 53,000 pounds of steak to be recalled

Salmonella in an injected marinade caused up to 53,154 pounds of sirloin steak to be recalled by Texas-based Standard Meat Company. The USDA recall notice said the raw beef products … Click to Continue »

Thursday, Mar 15

Want to know why 109,000 pounds of sausage got recalled? One word: Plastic.

Sausage maker Johnsonville made the latest not-food-in-your-food recall Thursday after customers found plastic in one of their smoked sausage brands. According to the USDA recall notice, three customers complained to … Click to Continue »

Herald food editor nominated for national James Beard Award

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Miami Herald Food Editor Carlos Frías has been named a finalist for a James Beard Foundation award, recognizing excellence in covering the food industry. Frías is one of three national … Click to Continue »

How to choose pre-move upgrades on a new house


One of the most exciting parts of buying a brand-new home is picking out the cabinets, flooring, fixtures and finishes to make it your own. Going into a designer showroom … Click to Continue »

Wednesday, Mar 14

Mom of 3-year-old cancer patient says Spirit Airlines wouldn’t wait for her family


Delray Beach mom Talia Tallman said Spirit Airlines left her family, which includes a 3-year-old with cancer, in Fort Lauderdale for being five minutes late. … Click to Continue »

Disney’s charging you to park your car at their resorts now — and people aren’t happy

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Think going to Walt Disney World is expensive now? It’s getting even more costly — if you stay at one of the resorts. And have a car. Disney will start … Click to Continue »

He thought a coworker took his phone. Then he went on a rampage with a butcher knife

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An employee of a Chinese restaurant in Tampa went on a rampage Monday that left three coworkers wounded. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, the incident occurred at Peking … Click to Continue »

Here’s a hidden place in Miami that’s gone to the dogs, and should stay that way

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On the kind of cloudless, crisp morning that makes both blue sky and white teeth shine as if polished, Max and Rosie romped in big circles around the grassy meadow … Click to Continue »