| Sep 28, 2009
For consumers worried about E. coli on their cantaloupe or pesticides on their peaches, there's a new form of alleged assistance on grocery store shelves: bottled washes that promise to remove pesticide residues, wax, dirt and bacteria from fruit and...
| Mar 12, 2010
Your ability to resist eating a cookie, or your inability to control yourself, may have a lot to do with who you hang out with, according to a study from the University of Georgia.
Researchers say self-control is contagious. Ditto for lack of self...
| Jul 28, 2009
Like many runners, 14-year-old Dan Anderson felt his body disintegrating around mile 17 of the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon. But fueled by a cheering crowd, the Wisconsin teenager completed the grueling 26.2-mile race to join an elite and controversial...
| May 24, 2009
Anna Journey's first book of poems, "If Birds Gather Your Hair for Nesting" (University of Georgia Press: 104 pp., $16.95 paper), is a deeply American debut that deals with the author's Southern childhood and adolescence as a pretty, redheaded girl from...
| Sep 17, 2009
Myles Brand, the NCAA president who is credited with helping to streamline and reform the governing body of collegiate sports but is best remembered as the Indiana University president who fired legendary basketball coach Bob Knight, has died. He was 67....
| Mar 8, 2010
Edgar Wayburn, a San Francisco physician and longtime president of the Sierra Club who was credited with protecting more parks and wilderness areas than any other American, has died. He was 103.
Wayburn died Friday at his home in San Francisco of natural...
| May 5, 2010
Reporting from Washington -- The CIA received secret permission to attack a wider range of targets, including suspected militants whose names are not known, as part of a dramatic expansion of its campaign of drone strikes in Pakistan's border region,...
| Sep 26, 2009
| 9:06 PM
Some of Central Florida's most prized recruits were on the field Friday night when Apopka traveled to Groveland South Lake.
Apopka has six players mentioned on the Sentinel's lists of top recruits, South Lake has three players.
Of those listed, two...
| Apr 2, 2009
| 6:29 PM
Bryan Bixler is dying.
He feels it in his bones a little more each day, as if passing the mirror in his Laguna Beach apartment and glancing at himself isn't evidence enough. Here's what greets him: sunken eyes, paper-thin arms and legs that hang like a...
| Apr 22, 2010
If there is one population subgroup that doesn't need to worry about weight, it's endurance athletes, right?
These dedicated cyclists and runners, swimmers and rowers burn calories like human furnaces. Carbohydrates fuel their fire and, if they worry...
| Nov 14, 2009
| 7:39 AM
Dr. Phillips' wide receiver Kenny Shaw had one of his biggest games of the season Friday night in the Panthers' 41-7 victory over West Orange, then headed to the University of Georgia this weekend for his scheduled visit with the Bulldogs.
It is the...