Fad Diet Week: Sugar Busters
(Dallas) A plan that promises the dieter to drop 10 pounds in a month offers an insight into some surprising culprits of sugar.
May 7, 2008
Fad Diet Week: Sugar Busters
Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Pain, numbness and weakness in your hands.
All symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.
Research at Mayo Clinic suggests there are many causes of carpal tunnel syndrome, and thankfully there are treatments that can help.
How do you know which treatment is right for you? Let's go to Mayo Clinic to larn about some options.
Eye to Eye: Colon Cancer's DNA
"Only On The Web": Katie Couric speaks with genetics counselor Anna Leininger about Lynch Syndrome and how it places a person at greater risk for the development of colon cancer.
New study says quitting smoking can help heart disease in women
A Cleveland Clinic News Service report on a new study on women who smoke and heart disease
Expedition Sheds Light on Antarctic Ocean
Scientists have returned from an expedition across the Antarctic ocean, armed with detailed information on the future of climate change.
Falcon chicks caught on camera
The progress of two new peregrine falcon chicks is being watched by remote camera in Worcester.
Madonna's private concert in Paris
Pop star Madonna gave a private concert in the Olympia concert hall in Paris on Tuesday, in the run-up to her 2008 Hard Candy tour. Images of the concert.
A dreadful night for dreadlocked 'Idol'
"American Idol" hopeful Jason Castro became at least the third contestant this season to flub lyrics to a song.
The Dreadlocked One performed the Bob Dylan classic "Mr. Tambourine Man," and forgot the words to the second verse Tuesday.
Palestinian couple yearn for home
It's only a short drive from their house in East Jerusalem to their ancestral home in West Jerusalem, but the journey is a long one for one Palestinian couple.
As Israel prepares to celebrate its 60th birthday, Wilhelmine and George Baramki return to the ancestral home in Jerusalem which they fled during fighting when Israel declared its independence.
Now, they wonder whether they will ever enjoy the 'right of return' enshrined in Palestinian demands for statehood.
Helen Long reports.
Browsing the gems of Venice
Codognato is the place to come in Venice for that special gift: the oldest jewellery shop in the city.
Movie stars, artists or simply fashionistas browse the works of art on offer.
Everest post office snowed under
Business is booming at the worlds highest post office thanks to the Olympics.
The Mount Qomolangma (Everest) post office has been inundated with journalists, Olympic officials and engineers whove moved into the area to prepare for the Everest torch ascent.
Kiddie gym opens its doors to children aged 8-16.
According to a recent government study, the UK has one of the highest rates of overweight children in Europe.
Gerson Pinto from Brixton, south London is so concerned about his son's health he's enrolled 12 year-old Junior at a specially designed gym for children.
Hayley Platt reports.
Met explores fashionable superheroes
The capes, masks and fitted suits that make superheroes fly, zap and triumph over evil are on display at a special exhibition opening on Wednesday at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
"Superheroes, Fashion and Fantasy" explores the influence of the clothes and costumes of comic book legends on modern fashion.
Lake Pepin Sea Monster?
'Capture' It For $50,000 (Minneapolis)
There's one creature in Minnesota that's so hard to track that $50,000 reward is out for proof it exists, James Schugel reports.
Zoo Uses Poo To Create Energy
(Denver) The Denver Zoo has found an unusual way to go green.
It's planning to use 'droppings' from elephants to produce energy.
Jennifer Zeppelin reports this sounds a little strange, but it's really a great idea.
Dog Honored For Saving Owner During Firestorm
(Los Angeles) Ellie had never barked until the day flames approached her San Diego owner. Sandra Mitchell reports.
Get Some Exercise... With Your Pet!
(Los Angeles) Need to get in shape? There are some fun new exercise routines you and your pet can do together. Cater Lee reports.
Why Is There A Giant Rubber Ducky At The Capitol?
(Minneapolis) A giant rubber ducky made without any of the chemicals that a group called Healthy Legacy is trying to get banned from toys and baby bottles, Angela Davis reports.
Chicago Man Plans His Beer-Can Burial
Bill Bramanti will love Pabst Blue Ribbon eternally, and he's got the custom-made beer-can casket to prove it.
The 67-year-old suburban Chicago man ordered a casket that looks just like a can of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer.