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  • Got a Thumb Sucker? A CT Mom Has Solution!

    Got a Thumb Sucker?  A CT Mom Has Solution!
    Does your child suck his thumb?  It's very common:  15% of kids in the United States between the ages of 5 and 9 years partake in this habit.  Are you worried about his teeth?  Do you want him to STOP?  Well, Dr. Susan Braun, a mom and orthodontist, has...
  • Marijuana extract tames debilitating brain seizures without the buzz

    Marijuana extract tames debilitating brain seizures without the buzz
    In a group of children and young adults with the most intractable forms of epilepsy, a liquid form of marijuana called cannabidiol reduced seizures by more than 50% without causing the drug's usual "high," researchers said. In an open-label study that...
  • In Boston, justice has been done

    The conviction of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev quietly sealed a chapter in this, the opening stages of what may become our long battle against terrorism on U.S. soil. Tsarnaev heard his guilty verdicts -- all 30 of them -- including one for...
  • Who should and shouldn't get heart transplants -- and why?

    Who should and shouldn't get heart transplants -- and why?
    When a Georgia teenager named Anthony Stokes got himself killed not long ago, smashing up a stolen car in a police chase after supposedly taking a shot at an old lady in her house, the regret that poured out online was not for the death of the 17-year-...
  • California vaccination bill up in third committee Tuesday

    California vaccination bill up in third committee Tuesday
    Opponents of a bill requiring more schoolchildren in California to get vaccinated will bring in a legal scholar Tuesday to argue it is unconstitutional, but the controversial measure is likely to get out of the Senate Judiciary Committee this afternoon....
  • Miss Winthrop Harbor talks of overcoming hurdles of speech impediment

    Miss Winthrop Harbor talks of overcoming hurdles of speech impediment
    Kelsi Goshinsky wasn't nervous about speaking in front of an audience Saturday at an event she initiated to help others overcome speech impediments. She has spent much of the past year in the public eye as Miss Winthrop Harbor 2014, but more...
  • Cameraman to give behind-the-scenes glimpse of 'Saturday Night Live'

    MOUNT DORA — Cameraman Jan Kasoff has seen plenty since his start at NBC in 1965. He has filmed, taped or shot live news, sports — even soap operas — but most people ask him about his 23 years as a studio cameraman at "Saturday Night...
  • New York marks 150th anniversary of Lincoln funeral train

    One hundred and fifty years ago Saturday, the body of President Abraham Lincoln arrived in Albany during its long trip from Washington to Illinois. The casket was taken to the old state Capitol building where mourners paid their respects through the...
  • NYC goal: Lift 10% out of poverty

    NYC goal: Lift 10% out of poverty
    NEW YORK — New York City aims to lift 800,000 people out of poverty's clutches within a decade — more than the total living in Charlotte, N.C., the 16th biggest city in the United States — by launching a program that has drawn both...
  • For ballpark design, it could be different game in future

     For ballpark design, it could be different game in future
    Picture this. It's Opening Day 2050 and you are at Tomorrow Park cheering on your favorite team against the dreaded Cubs as they begin yet another championship defense. You peer out toward the giant video board to catch a replay of a dazzling catch,...
  • Japanese brewery says new collagen beer will make drinker more attractive

    Japanese brewery says new collagen beer will make drinker more attractive
    A Japanese Brewery has come out with a new collagen-infused beer aimed toward women, promising them if they drink it they will become so attractive, according to Forbes. Problem is, there are so many things wrong with this claim and this beer as a...