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  • Bravo TV's 'Work of Art' favors emo-hipster backstabber Miles Mendenhall

     
    If little else, Bravo TV's "Work of Art" -- the new reality series set in the New York gallery scene -- proves that the art world is no different from just about every other profession: It's filled with sleaze, political......
  • Associate Justice, Alan Page

    Alan Cedric Page (born August 7, 1945 in Canton, Ohio) is a jurist and former professional American football player. He graduated from Canton Central Catholic High School in 1963, received his B.A. in political science from the University of Notre Dame in...
  • Doctors draw payments from drug companies

    Doctors draw payments from drug companies
    Follow drug company money in Illinois, and it leads to the psychiatry department at Rush University Medical Center, a prominent headache clinic on the North Side of Chicago, a busy suburban urology practice and a psychiatric hospital accused of...
  • 'The pill': 50 years after

    'The pill': 50 years after
    It was supposed to make every child a wanted child, give women control over their bodies and grant couples worry-free sex. Such were the aspirations of health professionals worldwide when the medication now known simply as "the pill" arrived on the...
  • Navigating the Food Label Jungle

    It's a jungle out there in the grocery aisles, a thicket of products claiming healthy this and nutritious that. Never before have food packages displayed so many health claims in the U.S., according to a recent commentary in the Journal of the American...
  • Vegging out on the deck

    Vegging out on the deck
    My gardening has gone to pot, literally. (No, I'm not growing weed.) I'm growing my veggies -- ALL my home-grown veggies -- in containers on the deck behind my kitchen. Early in my gardening career, I planted veggies in the ground and flowers in pots....
  • America's Favorite Birth Control Method Turns 50

    America's Favorite Birth Control Method Turns 50
    A world without "the pill" is unimaginable to many young women who now use it to treat acne, skip periods, improve mood and, of course, prevent pregnancy. They might be surprised to learn that U.S. officials announcing approval of the world's first oral...
  • Huntington High legend Walter Bowser named to Virginia High School Hall of Fame

    - Walter Bowser excelled in multiple sports at Huntington - He graduated from the University of Minnesota - In football, he passed for 42 touchdowns Walter Bowser, a three-sport star at the former Huntington High during the 1960s, has been selected to...
  • The trouble with Dr. Oz

    The trouble with Dr. Oz
    Dr. Mehmet Oz is known as "America's Doctor," and it's not much of a stretch. Though he is a medical specialist -- an acclaimed cardiac surgeon -- Oz offers health information on just about any topic, from diet to child care to sex, through a...
  • Your Chance of Dying May Depend on Which Hospital Treats You, Data Suggest

    The two small-town hospitals could hardly be more alike. Just 20 miles apart in southern Minnesota, they're both run by the Mayo Health System and even share some of the same doctors. Yet in Albert Lea, patients hospitalized with heart failure are...
  • Container divas

    Container divas
    June is the time of glory for roses. Wandering in a blooming rose garden, those who think they have no room for these most glamorous of flowering shrubs may experience a twist of envy. But no need. Small-space gardeners can have roses too: Just grow them...