As a seaside metropolis with a lively outdoor vibe and dozens of picturesque islands beckoning nearby, Athens is more often considered a summer tourist destination than a winter escape. But if you've got more than beaches on your mind, there's plenty of upside to a brief, cool visit that avoids the crowds and heat of summer.
A decade ago, Isabelle and Abbigail Carlsen were the miracle babies who gained national attention when doctors at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, attempted a daring surgery to separate them. Today, they are healthy, bubbly fifth-graders in Mandan who love gymnastics and cats and sleepovers and woke up Christmas morning to find new televisions under the tree.
When it comes to their kids, parents are always planning. Healthy dinners. Safe activities. One plan that's easy to make could have a tremendous benefit and even save a life. That's planning to have teens and pre-teens vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV), the leading cause of cervical cancer.
Law enforcement families face unique stresses, but the good, the bad and the ugly help make these communities become family.
Weekend warriors, take a victory lap. People who pack their workouts into one or two sessions a week lower their risk of dying over roughly the next decade nearly as much as people who exercise more often, new research suggests.
A new $305 million science museum in Miami that officials say will be one of the nation's most sophisticated is on target to open in the spring after surviving a financial setback that had threatened to derail the project.
Slovenian tourism officials recently brought chef Ana Ros (pronounced ROSH) to New York to showcase her culinary talents at a time when tourism in the tiny country is booming, up to nearly 3 million tourists a year in a country of 2 million people.
These three metal bands are a little more palatable to someone whose taste in metal is limited, like me, but still know how to rip.
Many—if not most—of the problems some parents are having with their kids are the result of treating their children as if they, their marriage, and their family exist because of the kids when it is, in fact, the other way around.
The Four Dishes found some good bar food and a pet-friendly atmosphere during a recent visit to Barkley's Burgers, Brews & Dawgs, 2710 W. Court St., Janesville.