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  • Retirement freebies cover health, education, tax prep and more

    Senior discounts abound, making life in retirement a little more affordable. In some cases, though, older adults can get more than just a lower price; some goods and services that appeal to retirees come free of charge. Here are eight great freebies many...
  • Cuba's lung cancer vaccine could help U.S. patients

    Cuba's lung cancer vaccine could help U.S. patients
    Here's the thing about cigars: They cause lung cancer. Cuba has a lot of cigars — and a lot of cancer. But the country famous for its Cohibas also has some promising anti-cancer drugs, and the United States has its eye on them. Lung cancer kills...
  • In Lower Macungie, one man's race to slow travel to a walk

    In Lower Macungie, one man's race to slow travel to a walk
    As obsessive walkers go, Jim Palmquist is as hard core as they come. The 69-year-old Lower Macungie man totes a step-counting pedometer the way others carry wallets. He tracks his daily steps in a log book and ditches his Toyota Highlander for a hike...
  • Lauranita Dugas, early childhood educator, dies at 88

     Lauranita Dugas, early childhood educator, dies at 88
    Lauranita Taylor Dugas was born into an accomplished family and added her own mark as an advocate of early childhood education. "She believed early childhood education was the key to success to support children and families," said Patsy Cooper, who co-...
  • Marvin Woodward Steps In When A Father's Needed

    Marvin Woodward Steps In When A Father's Needed
    When Marvin Woodward was 12 and growing up in Hartford's North End, he lost his 37-year-old father Burnice, a Marine Corps veteran, to colon cancer. That left his mom, Rebecca, to raise two kids on her own. Woodward remembers that there were always...
  • Cancer screening: An example of when less can be more, experts say

    Cancer screening: An example of when less can be more, experts say
    Americans get too many tests to screen for common types of cancer, and the American College of Physicians wants them to stop. New clinical guidelines from the medical group include a litany of statistics that illustrate our obsession with cancer...
  • Fight cancer with fiber

    Fitting more fiber into your diet is a cancer-preventive strategy. Fiber most clearly protects against colorectal cancer: Risk drops 10 percent for each 10-gram increase in fiber. Analysis combining 16 population studies also links higher fiber with lower...
  • "Argo" subject now battling Parkinson's

    As a career CIA officer, Antonio "Tony" Mendez was a master of disguise. A trained artist, he created counterfeit documents and transformed the looks of clandestine operatives around the world. But after decades of covert missions — most notably,...
  • New site offers safe place to talk about death

    New site offers safe place to talk about death
    You will die. While this certainly does not come as news to you, it is news you fight to ignore. You know, Dylan Thomas — "Do not go gentle into that good night/Old age should burn and rave at close of day;/Rage, rage against the dying of the...
  • Prostate educators urge early detection

    The Prostate Health Education Network is sponsoring a third annual educational symposium on prostate cancer. The event is part of a national effort to educate African-American men about the disease and the importance of its early detection. Both the...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Fight cancer with fiber

    Environmental Nutrition: Fight cancer with fiber
    Environmental Nutrition Fitting fiber into your diet is a cancer-preventive strategy. Fiber most clearly protects against colorectal cancer (risk drops 10 percent for each 10-gram increase in fiber). Analysis combining 16 population studies also links...