Substitute phone looks to cure us of our smartphone addiction

There are those times of desire, need, intense need. … We stare wantingly at the smartphone on a desk or end table waiting — nay begging &...

December 4th, 2017 |  


Watch Out for Ho Ho Ho-liday Scams

Watch Out for Ho Ho Ho-liday Scams

The 2017 holiday season is here and with it comes an abundance of activities - like trimming trees, decking the halls, and plenty of to-do lists. This...

December 4th, 2017 |  


A tax increase that’s proven to save lives

Lung cancer remains the world’s largest cancer killer, but the world is not doing all it can to curb it.Tobacco use is the largest risk factor f...

December 3rd, 2017 |  


Why society should talk about forced sex in intimate relationships, too

In the wake of the deluge of news about sexual harassment and alleged assaults by several high-profile and powerful men, it is important to look at th...

December 1st, 2017 |  


As students near graduation, career and technical education provides a boost

As students near graduation, career and technical education provides a boost

For the past decade or so, every American president has sought to use career and technical education – or CTE – as a way to boost achievem...

December 1st, 2017 |  


New, long-acting drugs cut frequency of migraine headaches

New, long-acting drugs may hold hope for millions of people who often suffer migraines. Studies of two of these medicines, given as shots every month ...

December 1st, 2017 |  


My daughter is beautiful. She doesn’t need ‘retouching’

My first thought was: You’ve got to be kidding.I was reading the online order form for my daughter’s senior-class portrait and noticed we...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Hunting deaths rare, but can happen

My heart, thoughts, prayers and sympathy go out to family and friends of Nicholas Ford, who was shot to death by a bullet fired by his hunting compani...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Human beans

“There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man’s own observation, what he finds good of, and what he feels hurt of is the be...

November 30th, 2017 |  


The gun crime no one counts

Gun thefts feed violent crime, but inane federal laws make it hard to monitor and confront the problem.American gun owners reported losing more than 2...

November 30th, 2017 |