More than a year before Tiger Woods officially proclaimed, “Hello world!” at his premiere as ... Photo Credit: Getty Images / Jamie Squire What the U.S. Open needs more than anything else is a homecoming. Like a sailor ... Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan A hole-by-hole look at the course at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club for the 2018 U.S. ... Photo Credit: USGA The 2018 U.S. Open will take place at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton on ... Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke Late on a major championship Sunday, when the pressure is the thickest and every contending ... Photo Credit: Getty Images / David Cannon Previewing the top players to watch at Shinnecock Hills. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Jamie Squire Justin Thomas admitted it was “surreal” and “crazy,” but he insisted it was true. Not ... Photo Credit: AP / Matt Slocum Wouldn’t it be something if someone real ly did challenge Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18 ... … [Read more...] about 2018 U.S. Open golf preview
It started with a tickle in the back of my throat. Before I knew it, that tickle developed into a big-time cough that sent me to bed for five days and bedeviled me for more than two weeks. I tried various syrups and medications; nothing worked. My sides ached from coughing.A friend suggested I use Vicks VapoRub — on my feet. Instead of rubbing on my chest and neck as I did as a child, I slathered the stinky goo on the bottom of my feet and put on a pair of socks. I hoped that sweet dreams — or at least sleep — awaited.I was skeptical. But within minutes, my cough eased. I slept through the night.How does it work? No one seems to know. When I searched Vicks.com, I found no mention of using VapoRub on feet.Even the folks over at PeoplesPharmacy.com, a website that provides information on home remedies and prescription and over-the-counter medications, are unsure but offer up this: “What if sensory nerves in the soles of the feet respond to stimulation with Vicks … [Read more...] about Vicks VapoRub on feet as cold, cough remedy — does it work?
Living a healthy lifestyle is a personal task. Opinions can differ on what constitutes a healthy diet or exercise regime, but that’s what makes the topic so interesting.In this new Q&A, locals are asked for their insights on living a healthy lifestyle — from what they eat to how they exercise.Ricky Ly, a full-time civil engineer and a local blogger who runs TastyChomps.com, shared his thoughts in this first edition.Editor’s Note: Want to share your ways of staying healthy? Email food reporter Lauren Delgado at [email protected] What does a healthy lifestyle mean to you?A healthy lifestyle includes both healthy eating and getting active, but for the average American eating less will probably help the most, meaning reducing calories to the targeted calorie intake per day for healthy weight. Additionally, reducing consumption of processed and red meats which have been linked to colon cancer.According to the National Institutes of Health, obesity may … [Read more...] about Q&A: Healthy living with Ricky Ly of Tasty Chomps