Natural remedies: Lemon balm

While honeybees love lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) for its flowers’ sweet nectar, we cherish the herb for its leaves—their fresh scent, tangy taste and potent medicinal properties make lemon balm a welcome inhabitant of any garden. Indeed, this member of the mint family (Lamiaceae) has played a significant role in alleviating anxiety and stress, promoting sleep and easing depression for

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Donna Summer, Grammy-winning Queen of Disco, dies at 63

NEW YORK — Disco queen Donna Summer, whose pulsing anthems such as “Last Dance,� “Love to Love You Baby� and “Bad Girls� became the soundtrack for a glittery age of sex, drugs, dance and flashy clothes, has died. She was 63. Her family released a statement, saying Summer died Thursday morning and that they “are at peace celebrating her extraordinary

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