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When doctors diagnosed Mary Strauss with breast cancer 10 years ago, the retired bookkeeper was forced to confront a condition that for much of her life went unnamed. "Growing up, we never talked about cancer," said Strauss, 76, of La Cañada. "It was the...
Sun-SentinelSept. 18: Envelopes containing letters and granular substances are sent to NBC News in New York and the New York Post. Both are mailed from Trenton, N.J. Sept. 22: Editorial page assistant at New York Post who opens letters to the editor notices...
Steady exposure to the electromagnetic radiation given off by cellphones during use may disrupt fetal development, disturb memory and weaken the barrier that protects the brain from environmental toxins, says a welter of new research being presented...
South Florida Parenting8430 W. Broward Blvd., Suite 300, Plantation 954-473-1101 Children’s Medical Association has three offices in Plantation, Tamarac and Heron Bay. Multiple doctors on staff at each location are able to treat a variety of ailments. Many of the...
Special to Tribune NewspapersBLU, the Shedd Aquarium's fifth annual fete, hosted by the Auxiliary Board, was a sellout. One thousand "oceanistas" gathered on this balmy night to bask in the glow of the cool, colorful jellyfish. The evening began with cocktails in the Shedd's...
The Maryland/Israel Development Center sees itself as a matchmaker — not of a romantic kind but an economic one. For the past 19 years, the nonprofit group in Baltimore has been connecting Maryland companies with Israeli partners to promote trade...
Utilities are installing smart meters and moving toward a smarter grid. Modernizing our electrical and water infrastructure by integrating new technologies helps bring our system into the 21st century in order for us to meet future needs of our...
Quick, name the good fats (and their sources) from the following: monounsaturated, saturated, polyunsaturated, trans. If you can't answer right away, don't worry. You have a lot of company. According to recent polls, many Americans are dropping low-...
Tanning was as much a part of Lindsay Walsh's teenage social life as talking on the phone. Two or three times a week — more for special occasions — she and her friends would hit the salons, beckoned by their posters of bronzed, beautiful...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesWhen my family doctor called five years ago with the news that my PSA levels had spiked, I hung up the phone and did what all of us do. I panicked. I thought, "So this is how I'm going to die." Then came the delayed second reaction: This can't be right!...
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For most people, a morning cup of java isn't harmful. But if you rely on coffee to get you out of bed, to stave off midmorning headaches and to avoid the 3 p.m. crash, you may be hooked on one of the most popular drugs in the world. Nearly 90 percent...
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Despite several decades of urging from doctors and government officials to cut back on salt, a culprit in high blood pressure, most Americans aren't paying much attention. Americans consume, depending on which study you look at, an average of 3,000 to 4,...
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