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  • New recommendations for overweight people with heart risks

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Overweight patients with risk factors for heart disease should be sent by their doctors for "intensive behavioral counseling" about diet or exercise, according to new recommendations from the United States Preventive...
  • Investors cheer Burger King-Tim Hortons 'combo deal'

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Investors in Burger King Worldwide Inc and Tim Hortons Inc applauded news of a potential merger between the two fast food chains, seeing both tax savings and strategic rationale for a combination. The two companies confirmed late on...
  • Foodshare Out To Mobilize Anti-Hunger Army

    A report released earlier this month by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston indicated that poverty in our state is not limited to urban areas, with nearly half of needy families living in suburban communities. Moreover, the study notes that these...
  • More Money, Effort Needed To Combat Human Sex Trafficking In The State

    NEW HAVEN — Connecticut is far ahead of many states in dealing with child sex trafficking but still needs more money to train police, teachers and first responders to recognize and understand the problem, experts said Monday. Several of the...
  • State Workers Won't Be Charged In D-SNAP Fraud Case

    Prosecutors have decided not to file charges in an emergency food stamp fraud case involving nearly 200 state employees who claimed federal benefits in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene. Three months after the August 2011 storm ravaged Connecticut,...
  • Upcoming Lake County seminar puts the focus on the honeybee

    Upcoming Lake County seminar puts the focus on the honeybee
    There’s a definite buzz going on right now in Lake County – all being done in anticipation of a special upcoming event. It’s called “The Buzz on Bees,” and it’s an educational seminar about honeybees. Why honeybees?...
  • Billionaire's political ads criticized by fact-checking groups

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Bay Area billionaire Tom Steyer's blitz against candidates who are soft on climate change is underway in seven states, but some prominent fact-checking groups say he's emitting enough hot air to melt a few glaciers. Negative reviews from...
  • Roy Choi to launch Loco'l, a new healthful fast food chain

    Roy Choi to launch Loco'l, a new healthful fast food chain
    Roy Choi is looking to expand his growing culinary empire with a new chain of fast food restaurants called Loco'l. Choi and San Francisco chef Daniel Patterson on Monday announced their plans to open the healthful-food-focused concept together at MAD4,...
  • New Colonial Williamsburg lab unravels secrets of the 1700s

     New Colonial Williamsburg lab unravels secrets of the 1700s
    WILLIAMSBURG — No one who works for Colonial Williamsburg's vast and perpetually busy collections department signs up for the job because they think it will be easy. Starting with nearly 70,000 examples of American and British fine, decorative and...
  • Fighting to keep the oil boom out of North Dakota park

    THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK, N.D. From the vista where Valerie Naylor stands, the scenery is undeniably spectacular: Sculpted hills with layers of beige sandstone and ribbons of gray coal, pockets of cottonwood trees and junipers rustling, the...
  • Library without books debuts at Florida’s newest college

    TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - The library opening with the first day of classes on Monday at Florida's newest college features a sunlit arched roof and cozy reading chairs - but not a single book. A fully digital library is among the futuristic features of...