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  • Cancer survivor drives Hopkins mistletoe therapy trials

    Ivelisse Page is on a mission. In 2011, Page launched Believe Big, a nonprofit foundation that helps cancer patients and their families through this traumatic, life-changing diagnosis. Based on her own experience as a colon cancer survivor, Page aims to...
  • The Sun Remembers: Sept. 15-21

    The Sun Remembers: Sept. 15-21
    Sept. 21, 2008: In the final game played at 85-year-old Yankee Stadium, the last-place Orioles lose, 7-3, to New York before an announced crowd of 54,610. After Brian Roberts grounds out to end the game, several Orioles run onto the field and grab...
  • 'The Simpsons' Set Sam Simon Free

    Sam Simon just returned from a rescue mission. "The Simpsons" co-developer released at least 18 bears (two were pregnant) into Colorado's Wild Animal Sanctuary. He's been buying zoos and circuses to free animals since December 2012, the month after he...
  • Apples rock! Boost your health with these nutrient-packed fruits

    Apples loom large on the world's nutritional, cultural and culinary menu. THE FOLKLORE Many believe the Romans are to thank for cultivating the first wild apple--small, sour, and riddled with seeds--into the crisp, sweet, tart and juicy globes we...
  • Skakel Gets A New Trial, But George Gould Can't?

    Skakel Gets A New Trial, But George Gould Can't?
    Something's been bothering me for a while now about the fact that Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel is getting a new trial that will give him a chance to overturn his conviction in the Martha Moxley murder. It's not that Skakel is getting a retrial. No,...
  • Smoking is even worse than you thought [Editorial]

    Smoking is even worse than you thought  [Editorial]
    It's been half a century since the first U.S. surgeon general's report appeared linking smoking to lung cancer. In the decades that followed, federal and state health officials waged a vigorous public information and education campaign that convinced...
  • Middle-aged skateboarders defy family skeptics, and falls

     Middle-aged skateboarders defy family skeptics, and falls
    Scott Hostert has heard it all: You're too old. You're nuts. You don't want to live the rest of your life being fed through a tube, do you? Hostert scoffs, then smiles. Too old to ride a skateboard? Just watch me. With that, the 51-year-old Brea tax...
  • Medication can, indeed, help fearful dogs much as it helps fearful people. You could look it up!

    I enjoy hearing your views -- and you're certainly not hesitant about expressing them! Here are some recent reader emails: COMMENT: Please, medicating a dog to deal with fears, really? Dogs are not people! -- A.P., Cyberspace STEVE DALE: Of course...
  • Meat lover's guide to healthy eating

    If you're going to eat red meat, make sure it's lean and that portions are small. You've probably been reading that your diet should be filled mainly with vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and lean proteins such as fish, poultry, nuts, and legumes. But...
  • Does dad's diet determine a baby's genetic fate?

    Men may want to double down on a healthy diet and clean living in the months before procreation, according to a study that suggests a father’s vitamin B9 deficiency may contribute to birth defects in offspring. The findings, published online...
  • How to determine what medical screening is necessary

    How to determine what medical screening is necessary
    There has been a lot of news about medical tests lately. Physicians are coming out against unnecessary testing and screenings to save patients time, money and health risks. As a senior, how do you know which tests or screenings you should have done, and...