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  • Albert Reynolds dies at 81; former Irish prime minister

    Albert Reynolds dies at 81; former Irish prime minister
    Albert Reynolds, the risk-taking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own governments intact, died Thursday at his home in Dublin after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He...

    Government has always helped people in need

    The writer of the Aug. 17 Your View says Social Security was "a way to keep the elderly from having to depend on their children," and that this led to the breakdown of the family. I have heard this before. But I doubt it. Before Social Security, there...

    Hormone replacement therapy may provide protection after ovaries are removed

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 42 and have a BRCA1 gene mutation. I'll have a prophylactic oophorectomy later this year. I've had a prophylactic mastectomy, as well, and am considering hormone replacement therapy. How soon after surgery would I need to start...

    The mind and soul need treatment along with the body [Commentary]

    The mind and soul need treatment along with the body [Commentary]
    While the roles of depression and addiction in Robin William's suicide were the focus of most news stories about his death, perhaps the headlines should have focused on his recent diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, highlighting the intricate...