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  • When teens announce they're vegetarian

    When teens announce they're vegetarian
    Certain groups of kids are more likely to exclude meat than others -- and teens top the list. In a 2009 poll by the Vegetarian Resource Group, an advocacy organization, for example, 11% of girls ages 13 to 15 said they were vegetarian. A 2001 survey of...
  • Nutritional guidelines for vegetarian children

    Nutritional guidelines for vegetarian children
    It's not hard to get all of your daily needs from nonmeat sources, nutritionists say, but it takes thought and planning -- plus a few tricks. No matter how old your vegetarian kids are, the first step is to educate yourself on healthful alternatives to...
  • 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...
  • More Women Choose Prophylactic Mastectomy

    More Women Choose Prophylactic Mastectomy
    The choice to remove a healthy breast in order to avoid breast cancer is a deeply personal decision that appears to be on the upswing in one group of women, according to a study published today in the journal Cancer. Among women who had cancer in one...
  • Bagged salad safety: Rising threat of food-borne illness lurks in convenient packages of leafy greens

    Bagged salad safety: Rising threat of food-borne illness lurks in convenient packages of leafy greens
    A growing threat for food-borne illnesses comes attractively packaged, is stunningly convenient and is increasingly popular with shoppers looking for healthy meals: ready-to-eat leafy greens that make putting together a green salad as easy as opening a...
  • '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...
  • Skin-Friendly Beauty Foods

    Skin-Friendly Beauty Foods
    The best way to look healthy and attractive may not be inside a $100 jar of cream or under a surgeon's knife. Rather, what you put on your plate may be just as important as what you put on your skin. An increasing number of studies and clinical trials...
  • Remembering John Wooden: Simple principles, such as honor and family, were his guides

    Remembering John Wooden: Simple principles, such as honor and family, were his guides
    The beloved man everyone called Coach was not an indigenous species in this capital of flummery and celebrity. Like many Californians, John Wooden was an immigrant from the plains of the Midwest. But he had arrived from Indiana at the age of 37 with...
  • Gators will get official visit from nation's top player

    Colleges coaches at major BCS players have been asking themselves all summer, "Am I going to be in Seantrel's 5?" Well, now we know, and Urban Meyer probably did a little dance, because the No. 1-ranked player in the nation, according to Rivals.com, will...
  • Seminole's Tyrone Bouie makes oral commitment to Minnesota

    Seminole's Tyrone Bouie makes oral commitment to Minnesota
    Seminole defensive back Tyrone Bouie better buy a heavy coat. Bouie, ranked No. 22 in the Sentinel's Central Florida Top 100 recruits, orally committed to the University of Minnesota. He actually committed two weeks ago, but was keeping his decision a...
  • Later school start times and Zzzs to A's

    Later school start times and Zzzs to A's
    As summer winds down, another new school year brings fresh notebooks, sharp pencils and — for many kids — a new cycle of sleep deprivation. With classes that start as early as 7 a.m. and buses that pull up long before sunrise, some 80% of...