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  • From car seats to food allergies, new rules for bringing up baby

     From car seats to food allergies, new rules for bringing up baby
    Attention, parents and parents-to-be. Your world is about to be turned upside down, and this time it's not your baby's fault. Doctors and researchers have re-evaluated recommendations for pregnancy and for feeding children, brushing their teeth —...
  • From car seats to food allergies, new rules for bringing up baby

    From car seats to food allergies, new rules for bringing up baby
    Attention, parents and parents¬≠-to¬≠-be. Your world is about to be turned upside down, and this time it’s not your baby’s fault. Doctors and researchers have re-evaluated recommendations for pregnancy and for feeding children, brushing...
  • Lafayette student seeks kidney

    Lafayette student seeks kidney
    Among the offers for rides home and refrigerators for sale posted in stairwells and on walls at Lafayette College campus, one flier stood out early this winter. "A young leader in our community," it said, "is in desperate need of a kidney." The...
  • Detroit emerges from nation's largest municipal bankruptcy

    The nation’s largest municipal bankruptcy ended Wednesday when the lawyer overseeing Detroit’s fiscal recovery declared the crisis over and gave elected officials control of their own budget for the first time in 20 months, a deal made...
  • Dodgers hire Nick Francona to assist with player development

    The Dodgers have hired Nick Francona, who spent 2014 working in the Angels front office and handling instant-replay duties during games in the first half of the season, to be their assistant director of player development, the Angels confirmed Friday....
  • 'Die-in' by 200 protesters is peaceful after Eagles game

    'Die-in' by 200 protesters is peaceful after Eagles game
    PHILADELPHIA — About 200 demonstrators staged a "die-in" Sunday night after the Philadelphia Eagles game, lying silently in the cold street to protest perceived racial injustice by police against African-Americans. The brief event unfolded...
  • Who was the highest paid Lehigh Valley college president?

    Lehigh University's former president was one of the nation's top paid private college presidents in 2012. Alice Gast, who stepped down in January to become president of Imperial College in London, made $884,907 in 2012, according to The Chronicle of...
  • Richard Ruby, car dealer and attorney, dies at 84

    Richard Ruby, car dealer and attorney, dies at 84
    Anyone driving along the roads in southwestern Michigan can still see a number of large billboards that feature a photo of Richard Ruby and advertise his services as an attorney. But as devoted as Mr. Ruby was to the legal profession, these billboards...
  • EatingWell: There's a connection between lack of sleep, weight loss and weight gain

    New research is bolstering how important sleep is for a healthy weight. When you're awake between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m., you're more likely to take in extra calories, says a study from the University of Pennsylvania. People ate an average of 553 more...
  • Taking A Shot: Testing New Ways To Curb Concussions

    Taking A Shot: Testing New Ways To Curb Concussions
    WESTPORT — During one drill this fall at a Staples High football practice, players took their stances at the line of scrimmage and went full speed and full contact when the ball was snapped. Even though players were wearing big — some...
  • Opioids prescribed by doctors led to 92,000 overdoses in ERs in one year

    Opioids prescribed by doctors led to 92,000 overdoses in ERs in one year
    Prescription drug overdoses, a dangerous side effect of the nation’s embrace of narcotic painkillers, are a “substantial” burden on hospitals and the economy, according to a new study of emergency room visits. Overdoses involving...