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Get extra calcium from yogurt

At any time, hundreds of species of bacteria — both potentially harmful and potentially helpful — inhabit the human digestive tract.


Cocktail hour clams

“He that sups with the devil needs a long spoon.”— English Proverb


Feeling like the only person in America not on vacation

Yoo-hoo! Is anybody out there? Come out, come out, wherever you are!


Best of Basil

My basil was out of control.   


Letters to the Editor: August 13, 2014

Attacking our pensions


Dig into some French Onion Soup

“Let’s go to Pittsburgh,” I said, when the possibility of a long weekend trip came up a few weeks ago. Why not? Having traveled some miles over the years, Pittsburgh was one relatively close destination we’d talked about but never visited.


Letters to the Editor: August 6, 2014

Treatment at Aria ER


Letters to the Editor: July 30, 2014

Thanks, Streets Dept.


Snow in the summer

As we flip the calendar and leave July, we leave behind National Ice Cream Month, which was first declared by President Reagan in 1984. August usually brings even hotter temperatures and higher humidity to Philly. What better way to beat the heat than to enjoy some icy indulgences? 


As our children age, time refuses to slow

Perhaps it was the way the sunlight hit her face. It was bright and unforgiving.