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  • Tips for filing your insurance claim after the tornado

    Tips for filing your insurance claim after the tornado
    Hundreds of homes in North Texas sustained damage in Tuesday's tornadoes -- some more than others.  On Wednesday, insurance agents were on the road trying to find their customers who were hit.  "We're going to target first the claim that we know see...
  • Vaccines aren't just for children

    Vaccines aren't just for children
    The reemergence of pertussis, or whooping cough, in the U.S. underscores the need for people of all ages to maintain protection against vaccine-preventable diseases, a message Project Immunize Virginia has been promoting for 17 years. "Our mission is...
  • Jim Calhoun Timeline: The Career Of A Hall Of Fame Coach

    Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass. Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960) Head Coaching Career: Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69 Westport...
  • September 14: Lunchbreak - Summer Zucchini and Tomato Panzanella Salad

    September 14: Lunchbreak - Summer Zucchini and Tomato Panzanella Salad
    Event: Cultivate Chicago Saturday, September 15 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Lincoln Park Chicago For more information: www.chipotle.com/ Summer Zucchini and Tomato Panzanella Salad Ingredients: 2 zucchini, sliced lengthwise 2 lemons, juiced 1 pint cherry...
  • Tips for cooling your house in summer

    Tips for cooling your house in summer
    With the scorching heat, derecho storms and power outages, keeping your home cool this summer is looking like a brutal challenge. Hundreds of thousands of homes in the Baltimore-Washington region lost power from the ferocious storm in late June. That was...
  • Flu season is around the corner -- shots are available now!

    Flu season is around the corner -- shots are available now!
     Flu season in the United States can begin as early as October and can continue through mid-May, with the highest concentration of cases occurring between December and April. Flu symptoms include headache, body aches, fever, fatigue, sore throat and dry...
  • 'Mama Drama' recap: Episode 5, Masquerade party

    'Mama Drama' recap: Episode 5, Masquerade party
    Tonight is ripe with the promise of a masquerade party for the ladies and before even seeing the costumes, there's a fight over them. Gina and Marcella make a beeline for the boxes of costumes to grab matching booty shorts before the other ladies snatch...
  • I thought Tropical Storm Isaac was already here, in my living room

    I thought Tropical Storm Isaac was already here, in my living room
    I had a moment looking around my living room this morning where I thought it looked like a tornado had hit. Maybe it was actually Tropical Storm Isaac. The National Hurricane Center predicts that Tropical Storm Isaac is likely to form in the Caribbean...
  • At Comstock Covered Bridge, Something New Preserves The Good Old Days

    Can you ever truly go home again? Can what was once old become new again while remaining the same? I had been dreading going home again — returning to the Old Comstock Bridge — a piece of my past that has always been a gateway to my childhood...
  • Immune system response to infection varies

    Q: Once you get a disease such as chickenpox or the flu, how does it change your immune system? A: Your immune system is like an army that is ready to spot and stop invaders like the viruses that cause chickenpox and the flu. Your immune system also goes...
  • Shingles more painful in elderly

    Shingles more painful in elderly
    Shingles is a painful, and somewhat mysterious, skin disease that affects people who have had chicken pox. It may occur spontaneously or may be induced by stress, fever, radiation therapy, tissue damage or immunosupression. Dr. Oanh Lauring, chief of...