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  • Hyundai Elantra - 40 MPG?

    Hyundai Elantra - 40 MPG?
    I’ve been spending a lot of time at my parents’ house in Massachusetts lately. Many people have been coming and going in that house including Sherry, the housekeeper and Erica, my mother’s nurse. Sherry and Erica recently bought the...
  • Gas Busters

    There's a secret weapon to fight the rising cost of gas. Look in the mirror. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features No matter what kind of vehicle you own, the best way to minimize pain at the pump is to maximize your car's fuel efficiency. You can do this...
  • More San Diego County kindergartners are missing vaccinations

    More San Diego County kindergartners are missing vaccinations
    SAN DIEGO -- The percentage of parents opting for the "personal belief exemption" to avoid vaccinations for their children in kindergarten has tripled in a decade, county health officials said Wednesday. The result is that 4.5% of the 43,000-plus...
  • Aspirin's benefit in preventing colon cancer depends on DNA

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cancer is the first disease where physicians have personalized treatment, matching a tumor's genetics to the appropriate chemotherapy, and now it may be the first in which prevention, too, can be personalized. Two decades after...
  • Weight loss plan better than usual diet for diabetes patients

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A commercial diet plan that includes prepackaged foods, menu plans and access to counselors was better at helping people with type 2 diabetes shed pounds than a typical diet, according to a new study. What's more, people who...
  • Parkland appoints Levan as golf coach

    Parkland has selected one veteran coach to replace another as coach of the golf team. Scott Levan, currently in his 30th season as coach of Parkland's highly successful track program, has been appointed to replace golf coach John Mondshein, who is...
  • No easy answer to the question of forcible medication

    No easy answer to the question of forcible medication
    Howard Askins grew up in New York, the son of blue-collar transit authority employees who expected him to go far, and he did. His first stop was Brown University, and then he was off to Harvard, where he earned both medical and law degrees before moving...
  • Check of petition for L.A. health commission election begins

    Check of petition for L.A. health commission election begins
    City officials are starting to pore over thousands of signatures to determine whether a proposal for a Los Angeles city health commission could make it to the ballot -- the latest step in a battle by AIDS activists who argue Angelenos need more leverage...
  • Philanthropy rocks! Broward Health Foundation's black-tie ball to feature philanthropists raising funds

    The Broward Health Foundation will host its black-tie ball, presented by One Beat CPR + AED, May 3 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood. Close to 600 guests are expected to attend the Philanthropy Rocks themed event, which will feature...
  • Lower-income teens aren't getting enough sleep, researchers say

    Lower-income teens aren't getting enough sleep, researchers say
    African American high school students and boys in low- to middle-income families reported short, fragmented sleep, and that could play a role in their health risks, researchers reported Monday. Anyone who’s ever lived with a teenager knows they...
  • State Senate panel advances medical marijuana regulations

    SACRAMENTO -- Medical marijuana dispensaries in California would have to get state Public Health Department licenses, and doctors who recommend pot would face new standards for examining patients under legislation supported Monday by a state Senate panel....