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  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Make olive oil your No. 1 oil

    Environmental Nutrition The olive tree, which dates back at least 6,000 years, has long been a symbol of friendship among nations. In fact, the dove with an olive branch is a long-standing icon of peace, and olive branches were awarded to the winners...
  • Chicago's life expectancy rose between 1990, 2010

    Chicago's life expectancy rose between 1990, 2010
    Nearly a quarter-century ago, a newborn residing in West Garfield Park could expect to live slightly more than 63 years. A child's life expectancy at birth in the community area, bounded to the west and east by Kenton Avenue and Hamlin Boulevard, inched...
  • Summer camp offers help for children with ADHD

    Summer camp offers help for children with ADHD
    Tyler Bardak soared to the sky, seemingly higher with each arc of the swing, at Camp STAR, a Highland Park camp where he is one of 40 kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. For the past two summers, Tyler, 7, has tried more typical summer...
  • Man diagnosed with rare pneumonic plague in Colorado

    DENVER (Reuters) - A Colorado man diagnosed with pneumonic plague, a rare form of the disease that is also the most life-threatening, is the state's first confirmed human case of the illness in a decade, officials said on Wednesday. The man was found to...
  • East Hartford Farmer's Market Begins Friday At Town Green

    EAST HARTFORD — The East Hartford Farmer's Market will being its 23rd year of operation Friday with fresh fruits and vegetables grown in Connecticut. The market will be open Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Town Green at 1021 Main St. through...
  • Raccoon in Hampton tests positive for rabies

    A raccoon that bit a dog in Hampton has tested positive for rabies, according to local health department officials. On Sunday, a family dog came in contact with the raccoon in the Edinburgh Farms and Howe Farms area of the city, off of Harris Creek...
  • Vital training needed on mental illnesses

    In response to the June 30 story, "FIU to train nurses in veteran-related care": As a master's level social work student who has worked with nurses, I am happy to see that nurses will be receiving this type of training. It is extremely important that...
  • 'Pillowcase rapist' released to home near Palmdale; residents protest

    Convicted serial rapist Christopher Hubbart was discharged Wednesday from a state mental health hospital to his new home in Lake Los Angeles, officials said. Hubbart, 63, arrived in the afternoon to the home in the 20300 block of East Avenue R,...
  • Senate chief Steinberg, soon to depart, knows a deal precedes success

    Soon-departing state Senate leader Darrell Steinberg is one politician who frankly admits that successful legislating requires aggressive deal making. It may, at times, look unseemly. But passing important bills doesn't just happen immaculately....
  • Our unwanted 'deserts'

    Convenient access to fresh fruit and vegetables certainly isn't right, but it shouldn't be a luxury either. The health effects of a diet absent these ingredients are abysmal, and places considered "food deserts" report high rates of obesity,...
  • Older adults and their children move closer together after health issues

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Seniors who have a stroke or heart attack are more likely to end up living closer to their adult children afterward, according to a new study. Adult children often serve as informal caregivers when their parents become...