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  • Drones and dogs deployed in battle to save the guacamole

    With the killers hiding in the trees, heat-sensing drones are launched into the air. When their whereabouts are narrowed, the dogs are sent in. When it comes to protecting the world's supply of guacamole, no weapon can be spared.
  • Health Calendar: 'Jam 4 Mental Health' fundraiser May 9 in Highwood

    Health screenings, events and support groups throughout the county. EVENTS DIABETES CLASS: New diabetes class begins at 1 p.m. May 5 at the United Methodist Church, 848 Main St., Antioch. The diabetes group is a free service provided by the RN...

    Family finances: Getting coverage when you need a specialist

    When you're dealing with a medical condition or disease, you want the best treatment you can get without a lot of hassle from your insurer. But if your primary doctor recommends a specialist, your insurer may deny coverage because the doctor isn't in your...

    An explanation of wild birds' role in avian flu outbreak

    Wild birds are believed to be behind the first major widespread outbreak of bird flu in the United States. The H5N2 virus has cost Midwestern turkey and chicken producers more than 13 million birds since early March, including several new cases...

    Benefits of HPV vaccine can be seen in high school girls, study says

    Benefits of HPV vaccine can be seen in high school girls, study says
    Years before the HPV vaccine prevents women from getting cervical cancer, it protects them against genital warts and cervical dysplasia, new research suggests. A study of more than 26,000 teen girls in Ontario, Canada, finds that those who received...