News Unplugged

It’s been quite a week hasn’t it? Bombings, explosions, tornadoes. Death and destruction. Fear and frustration. The news certainly hasn’t been good. Even those of us who live and breathe news,...

This has been a rough cold, flu and norovirus (the latest bug to strike) season. We hear a lot about how important it is to defend ourselves by washing our hands,...

Here’s some food calories for thought as your kids go door-to-door this Halloween on their candy grab. The average child will eat 3,500 to 7,000 calories worth of treats on Halloween...

Parents listen up. An extra 27 minutes. That may be all it takes for kids to behave better in school. A new study finds that children are more likely to be...

The Academy Awards will be handed out in a couple of weeks. That means many of us will be heading to the movie theater between now and then to catch one...

People aren’t the only ones who pack on a few extra pounds during the cold, winter months. So do our dogs and cats. One of my Labs, Jeter, LOVES to camp...

It’s a brand new year, and many of us are resolving to lose weight and get into shape. I stood on the scales AND hit the gym this morning for the...

I can’t believe something so small can hurt so much. My ordeal with the kidney stone (Oh Baby! It’s a Kidney Stone) is finally over. It ended Friday night, nearly three...

See update at the end Okay, I’ve got kidney stones. Like many of you didn’t already know. My wife must have never heard of HIPAA, the federal rules protecting your private...

Every time we do a story on TV about obesity, I usually joke (off camera of course), “There are those headless people again.” We’re careful not to offend anyone about being...

Michelle and I love to ride our bikes. Our mountain bikes. Most of the time we don’t go on any mountains. Although a couple of summers ago we rode down from...

Famed actress Elizabeth Taylor died this week at the age of 79. Taylor’s cause of death is listed as congestive heart failure. Whenever someone as famous as Elizabeth Taylor suffers from,...