Karen Milich drove cautiously for 250 miles while transporting a satin white dress more than 70 years old. It was too precious and delicate to mail. Her daughter, Krista Milich, also drove more than four hours to meet her, anticipating what the dress might look like in person.

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You’ve returned from vacation, and that post glow is fading fast. Your nose is dripping, you’re sneezing, and your throat is sore. Or your stomach is upset and you have diarrhea. Why is this your reward for travel? How can you prevent it? And what if your symptoms don’t go away?

Think of it as decontaminating yourself. Hospitalized patients who harbor certain superbugs can cut their risk of developing full-blown infections if they swab medicated goo in their nose and use special soap and mouthwash for six months after going home, a study found.

Kids spend hours having fun at day camp, their summer schedules brimming with swimming, boating and aiming for that bull’s-eye. Through all the laughs and memory-making, though, they’re also getting something else: a boost to their social development.

Macaroni and cheese has always been on my “must-explore” list. It’s just eaten too often in this country for us to ignore it. Kids in particular say yes to macaroni and cheese when they turn up their noses at everything else. Unfortunately, it’s the boxed version, complete with orange cheese…

February is National Pet Dental Health Month. Caring for your dog’s teeth is an important part of grooming your dog. Regular dental care and brushing is essential to prevent bad breath and gum disease.

Here’s what you need to know about a disease that has been back in the news recently due to outbreaks in New York and Washington state:

Cold-weather running creates some problems involving temperature control. If you start out warm, chances are you’ll be overheated before the first mile. Starting out cold isn’t fun, and it’s tough to gauge just how much insulation you’ll need once you warm up. The winter default for most run…

A cookie in a skillet? We admit this internet phenom made us skeptical—until we tried it. Unlike making a traditional batch of cookies, this treatment doesn’t require scooping, baking and cooling multiple sheets of treats; the whole thing bakes at once in a single skillet.

Fake news has gotten a lot of attention. Even the term has earned several definitions. The quantity and types of news sources in the digital age have made it more challenging to determine what’s real and what’s fake. Reputable news outlets adhere to a code of ethical standards that ensures t…

Time for another ghoulishly good time as the approach of Halloween brings out goblins and gore galore. Haunted houses aren’t the only option for scaring yourself silly this month. Consider this range of terrifying settings. Several are all-volunteer efforts whose proceeds help local charities.

Henry Ford didn’t invent the automobile, but he gets credit for putting the world on wheels and Detroit on the map as a leader in car manufacturing.

As weather cools and beaches close, there is little reason to stay home and be bored. Check out these enticements for close-to-home travel.

Have you ever hunted for just the right pieces of furniture on a limited budget? That is the situation I was in recently, but it turned out to be far more than just buying some new pieces for our home. Rather, the experience was a great reminder of how much God loves me.

In a modest residential area—near farmland, railroad tracks and tall grain-storage silos—is an almost-full parking lot at 5:30 p.m. on an average Thursday.