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  • Reducing health care costs

     
    by David Nitkin The economy and the Iraq War may be the top concerns of voters this election year, but the cost and availability of health care is close behind. It's an issue regularly discussed on the campaign trail, and......
  • Grammer: "Mild" Heart Attack

     
    In case you're just tuning in, news outlets are reporting that Kelsey Grammer had a mild heart attack while on vacation in Hawaii over the weekend. Here's the "ET" bulletin. Any reports of Grammer health issues like this in......
  • Kennedy brain surgery successful

     
    by Jill Zuckman Good news from the Duke University Medical Center where Sen. Edward M. Kennedy underwent brain surgery today to remove his malignant tumor. In a statement, his doctor said the surgery was successful "and accomplished our goals." Still........
  • Kennedy brain surgery this morning

     
    by Jill Zuckman In a statement from Durham, N.C., Sen. Edward M. Kennedy said he will be undergoing "targeted" brain surgery at Duke University Medical Center this morning. True to form, Kennedy used his statement to remind people that he......
  • Brown rice gets healthy claim

     
    It's official -- brown rice now gets to bear the whole grain health claim, courtesy of the FDA. Now when you buy it, notice that the package says that eating this stuff might reduce your risk of heart disease and......
  • Chris Russo supports multiple myeloma research

     
    I just heard an ad for this on WFAN. It's a race Sunday in New Canaan to support multiple myeloma research. (Chris Russo is one of the event chairs!) A link is the least I can do, seeing as how......
  • Jim Nantz doesn't dish any dirt in his new book

     
    Speaking of widely popular guys in the sports TV business (see post below) . . . I struggled with finding the right tone for the mini-review of Jim Nantz's best-selling book in my pre-Father's Day roundup. The best way I......
  • Obama gets economic tour underway

     
    by John McCormick RALEIGH, N.C. - The general election presidential campaign debate over pocketbook issues got underway in earnest today, as Sen. Barack Obama's economic policy team teed-up a speech he is about to give here. (The speech, as prepared......
  • Condoleezza Rice races for the cure

     
    by Bay Fang Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice opened the 26th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure this mornng with a sly joke that must have had gossip columnists momentarily salivating. "There is a very important man in......
  • Do you know the 7 biblical superfoods?

     
    Beliefnet dropped this bit of advice into my inbox .... Trying to eat healthy? Start by opening your Bible to Deuteronomy 8:8, where the Israelites are promised "a good land???, a land of wheat and barley, of vines, figs, and......
  • Bashir Has Brain Tumor But...

     
    That's the big news in TV news over the weekend, courtesy the U.K. Telegraph, which reported that a small tumor was discovered by doctors after he got a recent MRI. Martin Bashir is - of course - the anchor......