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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Wisconsin: Beginning of the end for Clinton?

    With his victory in Wisconsin's Democratic presidential primary on Tuesday, Barack Obama withstood an aggressive assault by rival Hillary Rodham Clinton and gained new momentum for their high-stakes battle ahead in Texas and Ohio. Obama's win raised...
  • 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...
  • 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 --...
  • Fiber: Soluble, Insoluble and Beyond

    Fiber: Soluble, Insoluble and Beyond
    Hear the word fiber and you probably think of bran cereal. And you probably have the vague sense that you should be eating more of it. So maybe you've purchased packaged foods--not just cold cereal but also breakfast bars, drink mixes, and yogurt--touting...
  • When the Lights Suddenly Go Out

    When the Lights Suddenly Go Out
    Faint, black out, swoon, pass out. They're all names for the same thing - a temporary loss of consciousness followed by a fairly rapid and complete recovery. It's frightening when it comes out of the blue, more so when it happens again and again. The...
  • Help for Obsessive Hair-Pulling

    Help for Obsessive Hair-Pulling
    Most everyone plays mindlessly with their hair from time to time. But for some people it becomes such an uncontrollable compulsion that they end up with bald patches or eyebrows plucked bare. If it's any comfort, animals too suffer from "grooming...