It’s best not to test five-second rule

It’s best not to test five-second rule

Question: So, I keep hearing different things about the five-second rule. Is it OK to pick up food and eat it after it has dropped to the floor?Answer...

October 12th, 2016 |  


Raising awareness of metastatic breast cancer

Oct. 13 is Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day. Chances are good you’re not aware of this disease much if at all. You might think you are; ev...

October 11th, 2016 |  


Yogurt: So many choices, lots to like

Yogurt: So many choices, lots to like

Question: There seem to be a lot more kinds of yogurt than there ever used to be. I like it, but is yogurt really that popular?Answer: Yogurt has made...

October 11th, 2016 |  



Boomer Blog: When in Germany, eat as the Germans eat!

Ever since former student and fellow traveler Lisa Siegenthaler Turner posted a Facebook picture of “spaghetti ice cream” from her trip to...

October 9th, 2016 |  


Chili festival another success

Downtown Urbana was a bustling place, Sept. 24 as 28 chili contestants fired up their kettles in hopes of winning the grand prize of $1,000 and 30 add...

October 7th, 2016 |  


Be wary of sporting event ticket scams

Ohioans are among the most loyal and enthusiastic sports fans anywhere. That’s why, when their local or favorite teams compete and succeed, Ohio...

October 7th, 2016 |  


Parents of Alicia Titus thank local community

We would like to publicly thank all the people who helped make the events of September 10 and 11, to commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11, such a ...

October 2nd, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: Right around here

My fingers were hovering over my computer keys to record complaints about the presidential debate and state report cards when life intervened, as life...

October 2nd, 2016 |  


Mental Illness Awareness Week is October 2-8

The National Alliance on Mental Illness announces that Oct. 2-8 is “National Mental Illness Awareness Week.”In 1990, the U.S. Congress est...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: Of dungarees and record hops

Another one of those photos recently came up on Facebook - the kind that shows an item from the past, with instructions to “share” upon re...

September 25th, 2016 |