Headlines for: 11-16-1999

CAT FIGHT OVER `THE TWIST' DEVELOPING LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- Chubby Checker's recent declaration that he's decreed the next 40 months as "the Chubby Checker era" is drawing steam from the man who wrote the hit tune

BABY DOCTORS CAUSING LABOR PAINS? FORESTVILLE, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- Now here's a painful thought: obstetricians may be causing the bulk of pregnant womens' labor pains.

NEW HEALTH TREND: ENEMAS FOR YOUR NOSE HONESDALE, Pa. (Wireless Flash) -- Well, blow me down -- it looks like the latest health trend is blowing water up your nose. The "nasal irrigation" procedure involves pouring salt water

CHILD EXPERT SAYS POKEMON GOOD FOR KIDS NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- The critics may be giving a poke to Pokemon -- but a child development expert in New York thinks the Japanese game craze is actually good for kids.

WIRELESS FLASH BRIEFS FROM AROUND THE WORLD NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Blink-182's boy band spoof video, "All The Small Things" has backfired on them -- at least in the opinion of 98 Degrees crooner Jeff Timmons. The singer tells

RESTAURANTS LEAVING BAD TASTE IN DINERS' MOUTHS WASHINGTON (Wireless Flash) -- A new survey suggests many American restaurants are leaving a bad taste in diners' mouths. According to the report by the dining research firm of

JOHNNY DEPP: THE DR. RUTH OF MOVIELAND? NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- Johnny Depp has something in common with Dr. Ruth Westheimer -- they're both good at explaining the birds and the bees.

REMODELING TIPS FOR THE CLINTONS' NEW HOME LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash) -- Bill and Hillary Clinton may be months away from moving into their New York home -- but they're already getting decorating tips.

STRANGE DISEASES YOU DON'T WANT TO CONTRACT EMMAUS, Pa. (Wireless Flash) -- Now here's a disease that really stinks: it literally makes you smell like a fish. "Men's Health" magazine is reporting that some folks suffer