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  • It's a matter of health and taste for publisher and 'Organic Manfesto' author

    Maria Rodale is the third generation to lead Rodale Inc., the independent publisher of health and environmental books and magazines in Pennsylvania. Her grandfather started Organic Gardening Magazine, and she is a longtime organic advocate but says she...
  • Should lawmakers create a sales-tax holiday for gym memberships?

  • Boynton's mental health committee gets green light

    Boynton Beach plans to do all it can to help its residents with mental health issues. That's why on Wednesday, at the city's meeting, the commission unanimously agreed to create a seven-person citizen's advisory committee focused on mental health...
  • Pushing a drug to curb deaths from overdoses

    Pushing a drug to curb deaths from overdoses
    The first time Detective Lt. Patrick Glynn saw a person revived from the throes of a heroin overdose, it was a surreal experience, he said. "They're not breathing. For all intents and purposes, they're dead," he said. After receiving a dose of...
  • Forty years on, bullying takes its toll on health and wealth

    LONDON (Reuters) - The negative social, physical and mental health effects of childhood bullying are still evident nearly 40 years later, according to research by British psychiatrists. In the first study of its kind to look at the effects of childhood...
  • Howard Co. police chief retiring

    Howard Co. police chief retiring
    Months after being thrust into a national spotlight as the face of Howard County's response to a murder-suicide at The Mall in Columbia, Police Chief William J. McMahon said Thursday that he is retiring in June after 28 years with the department....
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: 5 foods to help fight inflammation

    Environmental Nutrition Inflammation is a term that's commonly used but poorly grasped. "Think of inflammation as irritating chemicals that are released by your immune cells, producing swelling, redness and pain," says Susan Blum, MD, MPH, author of "The...
  • Columnist Wrong About Video Game Addiction

    Columnist John Rosemond's recent article "Helping Teen Boys With Video-Game Addictions" [April 9, Living"] included unfounded assertions about video games and inaccurately portrayed the research surrounding game play. First and foremost, comparing video...
  • Reports of e-cigarette injury jump amid rising popularity, U.S. data show

    Reports of e-cigarette injury jump amid rising popularity, U.S. data show
    Complaints of injury linked to e-cigarettes, from burns and nicotine toxicity to respiratory and cardiovascular problems, have jumped over the past year as the devices become more popular, the most recent U.S. data show. Between March 2013 and March...
  • Glastonbury Hosting Drug Take Back Program April 26

    Glastonbury Hosting Drug Take Back Program April 26
    GLASTONBURY — The police department, health department, youth and family services and Drug Enforcement Administration will host its annual "Drug Take Back" event on April 26. Organizers said residents can prevent pill abuse and theft by bringing...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Simsbury Woman's Club Provides "Gifts To The Community"

    The Farmington Valley Visiting Nurse Association is the recipient of two very generous donations from the Simsbury Woman's Club, a volunteer organization devoted to raising funds for educational scholarships and to support local non-profit groups with...