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  • Children's show character Sportacus encourages youngsters to exercise, eat right

    Children's show character Sportacus encourages youngsters to exercise, eat right
    CLERMONT — "Sports candy" is yummy — and nutritious. The uninitiated might ask "what the heck is that?" But ask the younger set and you'll get a quick answer. "Fruits and vegetables," said a youngster who was among more than 450...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Rocky Neck Heart Walk Celebrates 25th Anniversary

    The Rocky Neck Heart Walk will take place on Sunday, Oct. 5 at 10 a.m. (registration at 9 a.m.) at Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme. The American Heart Association encourages companies, families and friends to create a team, register at http://www....
  • Community: A civic-minded and 'gracious' resident passes

    Community: A civic-minded and 'gracious' resident passes
    Attending the Boy Scout auction on Saturday night will be bittersweet. I can't count the number, but for years I have been the guest of Jack and Glady Kabateck. Jack passed away in August and a memorial service is planned for Sept. 13. We would have so...
  • Fitness Files: Take advice with a grain of salt

    "Don't Toss Out Your Salt Shaker!" says Dr. Niels Graudal's Danish study, which adds that people with very low levels of salt in their diets suffer elevated mortality. Of course, a few lines down, Graudal's American Journal of Hypertension article...
  • Commentary: Believe in a broader use of statins

    September is National Cholesterol Education Month, and it's time that people take the necessary steps to prevent and treat one of the main risk factors for heart disease and stroke. Recently, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart...
  • Five Questions with DDG CEO Ahsin Rasheed

    Five Questions with DDG CEO Ahsin Rasheed
    Design company DDG may be based in Brewers Hill, but it never let Baltimore define it. Founded in 1979, the firm's focus is commercial work — shopping centers, movie theaters and hotels, including landmark mixed-use developments, such as the...
  • 20,000 turn out for Heart Walk at UCF

    20,000 turn out for Heart Walk at UCF
    The sun had barely been up for an hour when the countdown to start the Greater Orlando Heart Walk came booming over speakers at the University of Central Florida. Jay Langfelder and his 16-year-old grandson, Austin Langfelder of St. Cloud, were among the...
  • Meds To Alleviate Stress May Help Women Quit Smoking

    For the past 50 years, men have consistently had an easier time quitting smoking than women. More men go cold turkey. More men stop on nicotine blockers such as gum and patches. More men succeed on medications. Sherry McKee, an associate professor of...
  • Controversial high-protein diet author tackling sugar next

    Controversial high-protein diet author tackling sugar next
    He went to Harvard and Stanford universities to become a scientist, but then Gary Taubes discovered investigative journalism. He had a bachelor's degree in physics and was working on a master's degree in aerospace engineering at Stanford when he chose a...
  • Raymond D. EdwardsAugust 21, 1918 - August 11, 2014

    Raymond D. Edwards<br/>August 21, 1918 - August 11, 2014
    Born August 21, 1918 in Los Angeles, was raised in Glendale, California, and passed away August 11, 2014 in Palm Desert, California.  His parents, Irma and John, brother Joe, sister Evelyn and his wife of 64 years Editha, preceded him in death. Ray is a...
  • E-cigarettes should be regulated and sales restricted, WHO says

    E-cigarettes should be regulated and sales restricted, WHO says
    Electronic cigarettes should be regulated globally, and the devices should not be used in indoor public places or sold to minors, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. Its report warns that it might take decades before there is conclusive evidence...