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  • Salt Watch: Restaurant study finds chains can't shake salt

    Salt Watch: Restaurant study finds chains can't shake salt
    While some restaurant chains are shaking the salt habit, others are adding more sodium to their meals, according to a new study just released. Researchers for the Center for Science in the Public Interest reviewed 136 meals from 17 top restaurant chains ...
  • Years Home, Female Iraq Vets Endure The Wounds Of War

    Years Home, Female Iraq Vets Endure The Wounds Of War
    It's been nine years since Eunice Ramirez served in Iraq, but she still suffers from war wounds — post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, respiratory problems and frequent crying triggered by her memories. Suzanna Smaldone, who also returned...
  • How to fight unhealthy air pollution? Eat your broccoli

    How to fight unhealthy air pollution? Eat your broccoli
    If you live in a region with lots of air pollution, you might not always breathe easy. So it might help to sit back, relax and enjoy a helping or two of broccoli. Better yet, have a stiff cup of broccoli-sprout tea. It might not be the advice you expect...
  • Engineering environments for pedestrian safety [Letter]

    Engineering environments for pedestrian safety [Letter]
    Last weekend a 21-year-old University of Maryland student from Randallstown was struck and killed by a minivan ("University of Maryland, city officials urge pedestrian safety on U.S. 1," July 7). While tragic on its own, two additional pedestrians...
  • Chris Christie vetoes bill to decrease capacity of gun magazines

    Chris Christie vetoes bill to decrease capacity of gun magazines
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a bill that would have reduced the capacity of gun magazines from 15 to 10 bullets, a small change that in the heated atmosphere surrounding gun issues is enough to raise the political temperature. Gun-control...
  • Gluttony is mentioned in the Bible!

    Q: Every time my son visits me he gets after me about my weight. I admit I'm on the heavy side, but I don't see what difference it makes since I'm happy and I don't have any health problems. After all, the Bible doesn't say anything about this. -- Mrs. C....
  • READER SUBMITTED: American Legion Auxiliary Call To Convention

    Helen Goewey, of Prospect, president of the American Legion Auxiliary for the State of Connecticut will convene the 94th Annual Department of CT Convention on July 10. The Convention will be held at the Sheraton Hartford South Hotel, 100 Capitol Blvd.,...
  • Woman in Amber Alert case awaiting extradition

    Woman in Amber Alert case awaiting extradition
    A Huntington Beach resident who allegedly took her granddaughter without the mother's permission is awaiting extradition to California. The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office in Arizona is in custody of Carolyn Ferguson, 57, who is being charged by...
  • Boynton wants to be ready for medical marijuana

    With medical marijuana possibly becoming a reality in South Florida, Boynton Beach city officials want to be ahead of the curve. At the city's past regular meeting, the commission asked the city manager to research what impact this "green industry"...
  • Eating up fad diets puts your health at risk

    Eating up fad diets puts your health at risk
    Drinking carrot juice, sticking with a low-calorie diet and avoiding egg yolks all seem superhealthy. Not so fast. Nutritionists are warning people that these seemingly healthy eating fads aren't as good as they sound, and they want people to stop...
  • Health officials warn of amoeba in wake of 11-year-old boy's death

    Health officials warn of amoeba  in wake of 11-year-old boy's death
    The Florida Department of Health on Thursday warned swimmers to be cautious in freshwater lakes after an 11-year-old Sanford boy vacationing in Costa Rica contracted and later died from a rare infection caused by an amoeba. Jordan Smelski died...