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  • Really? Too much food will make you fat?

    News alert: Catastrophic events such as hurricanes can affect the quality of your sleep! So reports a team from a New Orleans sleep center, drawing on its experience in the aftermath of 2005's Hurricane Katrina. Among other things, the findings —...
  • Teens and the morning after pill

    Teens and the morning after pill
    Two weeks ago, a federal judge ordered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to allow 17-year-olds to buy the emergency contraceptive pill Plan B without a prescription and to consider allowing such purchases by younger girls as well. Previously, the...
  • Vegetarian kids

    Vegetarian kids
    Toddlers who refuse to eat furry animals; teenagers who suddenly hate everything their parents cook; children of vegetarian parents. Whether it's your choice or theirs, raising a vegetarian kid can be a challenge. Along with the power struggles --...
  • Farmers markets' new harvest: campus customers

    Farmers markets' new harvest: campus customers
    A growing number of colleges are finding that campus farmers markets are a great fit, tapping into students' interest in sustaining the planet with an appealing combination of food, music and lots of people hanging out. The idea is to be "better...
  • Hop on the Grain Train

    Hop on the Grain Train
    Whole grains: they may not make you grow taller, create a fashion statement, or keep the IRS from knocking on your door. However, when it comes to nutrition, they are the foundation, the building blocks, of a healthy diet. But recently it seems many young...
  • Homer J. Stewart, 91; Caltech engineer helped in early development of satellites

    Homer J. Stewart, the Caltech engineer who helped develop many of America's first satellites, died May 26 at his home in Altadena. He was 91. Stewart played a key role in developing the Explorer I satellite, as well as having a hand in the development of...
  • Learning milestones

    1800s 1849 The newly approved California Constitution, stating that "the Legislature shall encourage by all suitable means the promotion of intellectual, scientific, moral, and agricultural improvement," calls for the establishment of a University of...
  • No matter what, some sense of loss

    EXPERTS who advocate open adoption as well as those who oppose it say that adoptees grapple with a sense of loss. Virtually all adoptees understand that they have been given up by their birth parents and fear deep down that they might be given up again....
  • Gay marriage and the 'slippery slope'

    Today's question: Is there any "slippery slope" after the California Supreme Court's decision? Click here to read previous installments from this week's Dust-Up. Next up: polygamy and incest Point: Glen Lavy With the California Supreme Court's...
  • Seminole's Tyrone Bouie to announce college choice tonight

    Seminole defensive back Tyrone Bouie will announce his college selection tonight before the team plays Lake Howell in their homecoming game. "I just feel like since it's our last home game before the playoffs, that's really why [I want to wait]," said...
  • Home cooking, familiar brands gain in popularity during recession

    Home cooking, familiar brands gain in popularity during recession
    In the grocery aisles and in kitchens across the country, old school is increasingly in, courtesy of the recession and higher food prices. Less-expensive comfort foods and classic brands—think Kraft Macaroni and Cheese and Hormel's Spam canned...