Can you guess which popular, common foods will cost a lot more by the end of 2014? Some are foods that already increased sharply in price last year. And some are newcomers to the rapidly growing list of foods that are quickly evolving from staples to luxuries…

Mighty Wings - © McDonalds Restaurants

Talk about Food Flops of 2013! A recent online blog post on that topic pegged the short-lived McDonalds brainwave, Mighty Wings, as the third worst idea/product on its list. But that may be the least of the fast food giant’s problems with the product that wing lovers failed to flock to…

Well, it’s the New Year, and the media are brimming with sincere wishes for good health in 2014. Alas, they’re also brimming with all sorts of suggestions for achieving better health – some sensible, others just silly. Enter: the inevitable holiday hangover cures…

Okay… They call them trends… I call most of them fads. Trends mark a change in the way we, as a society behave. Fads come and go in a few months, or even weeks. I predict that most of the ‘trends’ noted by Yahoo! in a recent post will go the way of the Cupcake…

Cirrhotic liver label - © EuroCare

Even those of us (a growing majority) who don’t smoke are well aware of the humongous health warnings on tobacco product packages. Cigarettes cause cancer and all sorts of horrible diseases. Now, there’s a push on to have similar warnings placed on booze labels.