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  • Is it smart to skip your annual physical?

    Is it smart to skip your annual physical?
    The poorly told truth may be the most misleading falsehood. Last year, Ezekiel Emanuel, a leading American physician, provoked national debate by suggesting that most people should not live past age 75. This month he sparked further controversy, advising healthy people to forgo annual physical exams. He wrote in The New York Times, "Not having my annual physical is one small way I can help reduce health care costs — and save myself time, worry and a worthless exam. … Those who preach the gospel of the routine physical have to produce the data to show why these physician visits are beneficial. If they cannot, join me and make a new resolution: My medical routine won't include an annual exam."
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Ducks, Red Wings and Jets try to resume win streaks

    NHL pluses and minuses: Ducks, Red Wings and Jets try to resume win streaks
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week: + The All-Star break interrupted five-game winning streaks for the Ducks, Detroit and Winnipeg. That success put the Ducks atop the NHL with 68 points, moved...

    Aspirin Benefits Debated And Discussed

    Aspirin is one of the oldest drugs out there. And yet researchers are still learning what it can — and cannot — do. It's clear that daily aspirin can be beneficial for people who have had a heart attack or an ischemic stroke. Scores of...

    Bon Secours 5K for Colon Cancer and 1-mile fun walk

    Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.; screening is recommended at age 50 for adults with average risk. Bon Secours Hampton Roads is inviting participation in its 5th annual Bon Secours 5K for Colon Cancer presented by...

    Hartford Falls To Albany, 62-53

    WEST HARTFORD — Thursday's home loss to Albany wasn't the kind that figured to keep Hartford basketball coach John Gallagher tossing and turning all night. "I'm actually really calm right now," he said. It wasn't a puzzle that called for...