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  • Town Center at Boca Raton hosts "Red Stiletto Stroll"

    Town Center at Boca Raton hosts "Red Stiletto Stroll"
    Have some bold red heels you’ve been waiting to show off? Town Center at Boca Raton is hosting the third annual “Red Stiletto Stroll”  at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Attendees are encouraged to flaunt their red heels while raising funds and...
  • Confessions from a control-freak mom

    Before having children, I had no idea how much of a control freak I actually was. Yes, I always had the anxiety part, but even that grew tenfold. My hubby and I lived in an apartment in NYC, where he was able to mask his inability to do simple household...
  • Mizner Trail golf course contamination concerns unresolved

    Mizner Trail golf course contamination concerns unresolved
    The owners of contaminated land at a closed golf course west of Boca Raton failed to follow-up with cleanup results, which could trigger punishments if they don’t deliver, according to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Arsenic...
  • South Florida air quality gets mixed grades

    South Florida air quality gets mixed grades
    Too much soot and smog remains in the air in South Florida, despite improvements over the past few years. An annual report by the American Lung Association gives Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties mixed grades for air quality, although it...
  • Judge won't stop runway construction

    Construction of the airport runway will continue, a federal judge ruled Friday, denying Dania Beach's effort to stop it. U.S. District Judge James I. Cohn on Friday issued a 22-page ruling rejecting Dania Beach's request for an injunction that would have...
  • Fruit, Mediterranean diet tied to fewer hot flashes

    Fruit, Mediterranean diet tied to fewer hot flashes
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who eat diets high in fruit, certain vegetables, pasta and red wine are less likely to have hot flashes and night sweats during menopause, a new study from Australia suggests. Researchers found that of about 6,000...
  • Carroll Shelby dies at 89; cult classic car designer

    Carroll Shelby dies at 89; cult classic car designer
    Carroll Shelby, the charismatic Texan who parlayed a short-lived racing career into a specialized business building high-performance, street-legal cars, died Thursday. He was 89. Shelby died at Baylor Hospital in Dallas, according to an announcement by...
  • Obese? Sometimes you just have to hear it from someone in a white coat to believe it

    It's not nice to call someone fat. That's a simple rule of thumb, repeated by parents of small children everywhere. For physicians, however, it's a social nicety that must be set aside if they are to act in the best interests of an overweight or obese ...
  • Dread the weigh-in? Researchers propose a new (scale-free) way to measure obesity (but you still may be too fat)

    Move over, BMI. Researchers led by a University of Southern California physician have proposed "a better index of adiposity." This one would require a tape measure and a calculator, but none of the stepping-up-on-the-scale drama featured on NBC's The...
  • Players remember: Ravens reflect on Super Bowl championship

    Super setup for Stover Nearly 20 years apart, Matt Stover was a member of three separate Super Bowl teams. A decade after being a rookie who was on injured reserve for the New York Giants and nearly a decade before he was a 41-year old mid-season...
  • The health benefits of walking to school

    The health benefits of walking to school
    I am looking forward to September. That's when my kid starts first grade. This is a momentous occasion in our house, but not for the reasons you might suspect. Yeah, the little one is becoming a big girl. But the real reason I'm looking forward to...