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  • Yale Study: Brain Responds Differently In Male And Female Smokers

    Yale Study: Brain Responds Differently In Male And Female Smokers
    By analyzing dynamic brain scans, Yale researchers have pinpointed a different brain response between male and female smokers, a finding that could lead to breakthroughs in developing gender-specific treatments to help smokers quit. The study,...
  • Cancer groups urge health officials to be tougher on e-cigarettes

    Cancer groups urge health officials to be tougher on e-cigarettes
    Electronic cigarettes should be subject to the same taxes, marketing restrictions and limitations on public use as traditional tobacco products, according to new guidance from cancer experts. In a joint policy statement issued Thursday, the American...
  • 'Delicious' delivers a tart tale of a dying salty matriarch

    'Delicious' delivers a tart tale of a dying salty matriarch
    The comic drama "Isn't It Delicious" is aimed squarely at baby boomers — the hokey pokey plays a pivotal role, and a trio of central characters are named after Kennedys. But formative pop-culture references are the least of it. The story of a steely...
  • Review: 'Essays After Eighty' by Donald Hall

    Review: 'Essays After Eighty' by Donald Hall
    'In the morning, I turn on the coffee, glue in my teeth, take four pills, swallow Metamucil and wipe it off my beard, fasten a brace over my buckling knee ... then read the newspaper and drink black coffee," writes Donald Hall, former U.S. poet laureate...
  • Mother Rytasha, 72, socialite turned spiritual teacher

    Mother Rytasha, 72, socialite turned spiritual teacher
    Mother Rytasha, the daughter of a Palm Beach socialite who set aside wealth and possessions 30 years ago to serve the poor of Bangladesh, India and Nepal, died Monday in Pompano Beach. She was 72. She grew a following of disciples as she dispensed...
  • Workplace wellness programs popular, but do they improve health?

    Workplace wellness programs popular, but do they improve health?
    Workplace wellness programs, one of the pillars of the national health care overhaul, are increasingly popular among employers who believe they can help control costs and workers who see them as a perk. But experts caution that wellness programs vary...
  • Bud Cole: Now is the time to restore Joe Paterno's legacy

    Bud Cole: Now is the time to restore Joe Paterno's legacy
    It's time to restore the respected and noteworthy legacy of Joe Paterno and the image of Pennsylvania State University. I don't believe opinions of cynics, detractors and rival fans deserve any merit. While these naysayers sit back, point their...
  • William R. Burfeind Jr.: Lung cancer screening for heavy smokers saves lives

    William R. Burfeind Jr.: Lung cancer screening for heavy smokers saves lives
    Chances are you know someone who has died from lung cancer. That loss might have been prevented if proposed Medicare coverage of screening for heavy smokers had been in place. Screening those at greatest risk of developing the disease could save tens of...
  • On The Fly: Football Brawls And Bad Behavior

    There was a lot of brawling, unnecessary shoving and stomping going on Sunday in the NFL and sadly, it continued Monday in college football. The Rams and Giants got into a brouhaha on the sidelines in Sunday's 37-27 Giants' win after Rams linebacker...
  • Racing champ Hunter-Reay honors mom who died of cancer

    After his mother died of colon cancer in 2009, South Florida's race car driver Ryan Hunter-Reay dreamed of helping to find a cure and one day dedicating a cancer facility in his mother's honor. On Friday, the Indianapolis 500 champion announced a $2.5...
  • John Mannion, Chicago cop who became prosecutor and judge, dies at 77

     John Mannion, Chicago cop who became prosecutor and judge, dies at 77
    John J. Mannion spent 14 years as a Chicago police officer and homicide detective before going to work as a Cook County prosecutor and then taking the bench for more than two decades. Mr. Mannion worked his way through law school while a police...