Ebola, beheadings, missing planes and the economy. Everything seems to be going from bad to worse. But even when there is a disaster, a killing or a crime, there is generally some good news to be found.
Brittany Maynard will take her own life on Nov. 1, and there's nothing anyone can do to stop her.
Right now approximately 50 percent or more readers have pain that bothers them on a daily or near daily basis.
The week's column was inspired by several different, though directly correlated, events. If it works as planned, both young and older readers might learn something useful.
Some TV commercials are so stupid, I instantly click to the weather.
While channel-flipping the other day I came across a woman on one of those morning chat shows, distraught and fighting back tears. She was worried about an impending medical procedure for her "best friend."
The invitation comes from the Office of the President at MTSU:
You are invited to the Middle Tennessee State University Science Building Opening at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15.
Here's a provocative headline: "Why the South is the worst place to live in the U.S. - in 10 charts."
Memphis is no longer just about barbecue. I know many of us drive there to see Beale Street or eat at iconic places like Vergo's Rendevous and Gus' Famous Fried Chicken, but there is much more to the Memphis food scene these days.
We've often commented here on the abysmal state of science reporting, from numerical illiteracy to giving credence to pseudoscience to ignorance of scientific principles and results.
One of the most common findings that I see in patients with neck or back problems is a loss of balance. This is particularly true of patients that have been experiencing pain for months or years.
Now that emotions have cooled and the armchair attorneys have packed it in, here's my take on the Tony Stewart incident:
If you are like most people, there will be times when you reach for a familiar bottle of over-the-counter pain relievers.
Kevin Wax, 55, of Murfreesboro decided at the age of 14 that he had a Divine calling to be a preacher.
*Marilyn Monroe and JFK:
Having been the first Centerfold in Hugh Hefner's first edition of "Playboy" magazine, published December 1953, actress Marilyn Monroe would become America's no. 1 female sex symbol, and would star in movies such as "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" and "Some Like it Hot."
Point Pleasant, W.Va. -- Over the years I’ve been to dozens of media-related conferences all over the world. We’ve discussed legal issues, new communication theories, trends in journalism education and statistics-based research.
Fall is coming and with it come packed schedules and the need for some time saving tricks in the kitchen. It is a boom time for imaginative ideas, especially when you are faced with the dilemma of cooking great foods fast.
Would you show up for a job interview with tattoos visible on your otherwise bare arms?
When pollsters take the temperature of the general public on religion, as they do occasionally, a great many of us yawn, roll over and go back to sleep.
Can the “Nashville Banner” be born-again?
As a former feature writer for the old afternoon newspaper published from 1876-1998, I could get spiritual about such a rebirth.
Back in February, 2011, I wrote a column for “The Post” titled, “The dunk shot, a 12-year-old, white kid, civil rights.” If you will, allow me to revisit bits and pieces of that column before I move on to the focal point of this week’s column.
Last week thousands of screeching protestors converged on Wall Street to vent their wrath over Global Warming.
Are you looking for useful ways to volunteer? Do you want to invest in your community, but are unsure where your donations will do the most good? Would you like to know more about the services non-profit organizations in your community provide? Read on to discover how you can make a difference in Rutherford County.
Making connections between education and wealth is dicey business given some of the idiotic statements that come from the mouths of the famously wealthy.
The FBI’s manhunt for 9/11 terrorist Osama bin Laden was the most expensive, exhaustive and wide-scale in the Bureau’s history.