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  • Top 10 Reasons to Eat a Fresh Green Salad Every Day

    Top 10 Reasons to Eat a Fresh Green Salad Every Day
    1. INCREASES METABOLISM Leafy green salads contain vitamin C, which helps the body process fat efficiently, providing a positive effect on the metabolism. 2. PREVENTS CONSTIPATION The high fiber content in salads supports healthy digestion,...
  • 'Modern Family's' Ariel Winter thanks sister for taking her in

    'Modern Family's' Ariel Winter thanks sister for taking her in
    Ariel Winter has reflected on 2013 with quite a bit of nostalgia. The 15-year-old "Modern Family" actress shared several holiday posts thanking her friends and family for their support during her "wonderful" year. Ariel, full name Ariel Winter...
  • Orange County confirms its first flu death of 2013-14 season

    Orange County confirms its first flu death of 2013-14 season
    Health officials Thursday confirmed Orange County's first reported flu-related death this season. A 28-year-old San Juan Capistrano woman, who had an underlying medical condition, died last week of H1N1 -- the same strain of the flu that triggered the...
  • Glendale woman shot in shoulder during handgun safety check

    Glendale woman shot in shoulder during handgun safety check
    A Glendale woman is expected to recover after being shot in the shoulder Wednesday as her husband was clearing a handgun for a safety check, police said. The woman, 43, was in stable condition at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, where she was...
  • Handshakes are germ bombs - embrace the fist bump!

    Handshakes are germ bombs - embrace the fist bump!
    There's a movement afoot to end handshaking. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 80% — 80%! — of all infections are transmitted by hands. That very well might explain why you are sick —- or recovering from...
  • It's time to rethink health insurance

    As the acute problems of the Affordable Care Act become increasingly apparent, it also has become clear that we need new ways of ensuring access to healthcare for all Americans. We should begin with an examination of health insurance. Insurance is about...
  • Maya making magic

    Maya making magic
    Estancia High sophomore Maya Van Den Heever is used to the long airplane ride between California and the Solomon Islands. Usually Maya and her twin sister Nefertiti make it at winter break in December. They go back to the Solomon Islands to see their...
  • Flu cases on the rise in Maryland

    Flu cases on the rise in Maryland
    After a slow start to flu season in Maryland, physicians and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say they are starting to see a jump in cases around the state. Trish M. Perl, a professor of medicine and pathology at Johns Hopkins Medicine,...
  • Why you won't find 'happiness' on my list of New Year's resolutions

    Why you won't find 'happiness' on my list of New Year's resolutions
    The good news about coming down with the flu on New Year’s Eve and then suffering through the first four days of 2014 is that I at least got to cross “detox” and “sleep” off my list of immediate resolutions. Done and done....
  • Burb's Eye View: Head cold puts damper on weekend

    Burb's Eye View: Head cold puts damper on weekend
    I had plans. Big, juicy ones. I had the kinds of plans that enable men to conquer mountains (or at least the hills above downtown Burbank). I was going to write and hike and take in the warm air while the entire northeast United States seemingly...
  • Virginia Tech falls 72-52 after big second-half run by No. 2 Syracuse

    BLACKSBURG – Though 36 years had passed since the last time it visited Virginia Tech, Syracuse didn’t look all that uncomfortable Tuesday night in frigid Blacksburg after bouncing back from a sluggish start. Struggling to break away in the...