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  • Congress slams door on commissary cuts

    Congress slams door on commissary cuts
    The Senate version of the defense budget contains good news for Hampton Roads, and we're not just talking about saving an aircraft carrier. Besides restoring funds to refuel the USS George Washington, the budget adds money to maintain operations at on-...
  • Here's the skinny: Hollywood vending machines adding healthier choices

    Here's the skinny: Hollywood vending machines adding healthier choices
    Forget the chips and chocolate. Vending machines at City Hall – and all city-owned buildings in Hollywood -- will soon display smarter, healthier choices. Think apple crisps, granola bars and herbal teas. High-calorie goodies like Doritos...
  • Food companies back group fighting nutrition standards on Capitol Hill

    WASHINGTON A special interest group representing school nutritionists and backed financially by big food companies including six from Minnesota is pushing legislation that would allow school districts to bypass new lunch rules restricting sodium and...
  • Dark chocolate may ease walking for patients with artery disease

    Dark chocolate may ease walking for patients with artery disease
    Older people who have trouble getting around because of poor blood flow to their legs may be able to walk a little longer and farther after eating dark chocolate, according to a new small Italian study. People with peripheral artery disease (PAD) who ate...
  • Griswold School Budget Heads To Round Three

    Griswold School Budget Heads To Round Three
    While a vote of 612-550 resolved the town government budget for fiscal 2014-15, the school budget is headed for round three following a cut of an additional $342,000. The cut was made by the Board of Finance the day after the revised school spending...
  • Folly Quarter Middle ends year with celebration of national honors

    Folly Quarter Middle ends year with celebration of national honors
    As the school year in Howard County came to a close last week, the Folly Quarter Middle School community was celebrating its National Blue Ribbon honor when school officials announced another recent accolade — an online education resource named...
  • California stores aren't required to have defibrillators, court rules

    Large retail stores in California are not legally required to have automated external defibrillators for customers in case of medical emergencies, the California Supreme Court decided unanimously Monday. In a ruling written by Chief Justice Tani Cantil-...
  • Calif. court rules retailers need not keep defibrillators in stores

    Large retailers such as Target Corp. have no legal obligation to keep defibrillators on hand for customers stricken by heart attacks, the California Supreme Court ruled on Monday. In a unanimous decision, the state's high court sided with Target and a...
  • Automated defibrillators not required in big-box stores, justices rule

    Large stores in California need not keep automated external defibrillators for customers who suffer heart attacks, the California Supreme Court decided. In a unanimous ruling Monday, the state's highest court said California law requires only that...
  • California ruling a victory for big-box stores -- and capitalism

    California ruling a victory for big-box stores -- and capitalism
    The California Supreme Court has ruled that big-box stores in the state don’t have to keep automated external defibrillators. Maura Dolan writes: “The ruling stemmed from a lawsuit filed by the family of Mary Ann Verdugo, 49, who suffered...
  • Marathon-running cardiologist offers up sage advice

    Wellington resident and local cardiologist Dr. Stuart Baine lives his life as an example to his patients and those around him. "The human body is the most amazing machine," he said. "But, like most machines, if you don't take care of it the machine...