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  • Can this drink help insomnia?

    Can this drink help insomnia?
    Part of an ongoing series on health claims. Claim: Tart cherry juice can be a natural solution for insomnia, according to CherryPharm, which produces a tart cherry juice product called CheriBundi. Reality: The idea that cherry juice can help promote...
  • Does this birth control pill make me look fat?

    Does this birth control pill make me look fat?
    Like a lot of young women, Kelsey Webb, 25, has been off and on birth control pills since she was 18. Every time she started taking them, she gained 5 to 10 pounds. "My normal weight is around 125 pounds. On the pill, I would get up to 130 or 135," says...
  • Tubert makes sudden impact

    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Emily Tubert (Burroughs High, 2010) freshman, Arkansas University golf: Most athletes need time to get acclimated after jumping to the next level of competition. Tubert, on the other...
  • Pirates' Moynihan gets back on track

    For a guy whose speed allows him to beat out routine ground balls to shortstop, Matt Moynihan has, at times, been a little slow to come around. At 6-foot-2, 210 pounds and with enough fast-twitch muscle fibers to make a professional baseball scout...
  • Academic, Athletic Award Winners

    This corrects Gabrielle Herbosa's information. COSTA MESA HIGH SCHOOL Recipients of the 32nd annual Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards ANGELINE HONG School Activities/Clubs: Virtual Enterprise-Business Plan Team, Academic Decathlon, varsity tennis,...
  • The myth of ripped muscles and calorie burns

    The myth of ripped muscles and calorie burns
    Whenever I hear about some amazing way to boost resting metabolism, my male-bovine-droppings detector goes berserk. Take the perennially popular one stating that 1 pound of muscle burns an extra 50 calories a day while at rest — so if you gain 10...
  • From one grad to another

    From one grad to another
    Ah, hindsight. Some of life's best lessons spring from the gnawing shoulda, coulda, woulda of missed opportunities. Just ask any graduating college senior to reflect on the last four years: If only I'd been more outgoing as a freshman, I might have more...
  • U.S.: The no-vacation nation

    U.S.: The no-vacation nation
    Let's be blunt: If you like to take lots of vacation, the United States is not the place to work. Besides a handful of national holidays, the typical American worker bee gets two or three precious weeks off out of a whole year to relax and see the...
  • Best-Selling Author and Tech Titan Shama Kabani joins The 33 News on KDAF-TV as Tech-Gadget Contributor

    Best-Selling Author and Tech Titan Shama Kabani joins The 33 News on KDAF-TV as Tech-Gadget Contributor
    The 33 TV -- KDAF Dallas/Ft. Worth is proud to announce that Shama Kabani, one of the world's leading voices on social media and technology trends, will host a weekly segment called "Tech Zen with Shama" to air Mondays at 9 pm and available online. Kabani...
  • Book Review: 'Fall Higher' by Dean Young

    Book Review: 'Fall Higher' by Dean Young
    Fall Higher Dean Young Copper Canyon Press: 105 pp., $22 "All the new thinking is about loss," Robert Hass begins his 1979 poem "Meditation at Lagunitas." Structuralism had put poets in a bind by arguing that words are meaningless symbols assigned...
  • Jordan doesn't expect to 'set any records' with Bundy's deal

    Jordan doesn't expect to 'set any records' with Bundy's deal
    Orioles top draft pick Dylan Bundy may be seeking a record-breaking contract, perhaps as high as $30 million, but it won't happen, according to amateur scouting director Joe Jordan. "I don't look to set any records. I don't expect to," Jordan said in a...