Shelter from the Storm

The Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery cares for 4,000 children a year
The 1982 coroner's report listed 2-year-old Vanessa Behan's cause of death as a ruptured bowel caused by a blow to her tummy. But that wasn't all.

Lend a Hand, Warm Some Feet

Charity Corner
With the advent of another winter comes the promise of colder weather, snow and the inevitable gift of socks under the Christmas tree. The latter causes most of us to roll our eyes and sigh, not again.

App-etite for Health

How personal monitoring technology can help you get fit and achieve your weight goals
Carol Hunter is efficient. The attorney keeps herself and her family healthy with a seamless blend of modern technology and practical wisdom.

Confident Cooking

Healthy meals are easy when you consider the rainbow
Ask Darci Barman "What is the best diet?" and this registered dietitian with a Master's of Nutrition and Dietetics from natural health innovator Bastyr University has an unusual answer: "Eat the foods our ancestors ate 100 years ago. "The greatest thing I took away from growing up around agriculture," says Barman, originally from Madison, Wisconsin, "was understanding that eating seasonally, locally and traditionally is also the simplest and most effective way to nourish our bodies."

Growing Up Too Soon

Why are more and more girls experiencing early puberty?
Every once in a while, my children show interest in topics I research for stories. When my older twin found out I was doing a story about early puberty in girls, she panicked.

Not Home For the Holidays?

How to stay healthy while traveling
Ebola in West Africa, dengue fever in Japan, enterovirus D68 in Kentucky, bedbugs the world over. What's a traveler to do?

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