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  • Free $5 gift cards Saturday in Oakland Park

     
    The Broward Sheriff???s Office is hosting a shred-a-thon and prescription drug take back, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Oakland Park Municipal Building, 5399 N. Dixie Hwy. Free $5 gift card in exchange for unwanted??medications,??while they last! ??For...
  • FAU coaching search now goes to Plan B

     
    It???s on to Plan B for FAU AD Craig Angelos, as Mike Leach used is right of first refusal and passed on FAU to take the Washington State gig. And you can???t blame him. More money, PAC 10 (12,......
  • Has war on pill abuse become war on pain patients?

     
    (Seems the gremlins have eaten my Sunday print column online, so I'm reposting it here...and feel free to share your stories below, if you're a pain patient who has run into recent difficult getting your prescriptions written by doctors or......
  • McCain doctors declare him cancer-free

     
    (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) by Jill Zuckman Sen. John McCain, the presumptive Republican nominee for president, is cancer-free, energetic and has a strong heart, according to summaries of his medical records for the last eight years released by his...
  • Do you really need a wellness coach?

     
    Every time I hear about "wellness'' coaches, I wonder: If you need someone to keep on your case about exercising and eating healthy, how motivated are you? The latest story I read led me to wellcoaches.com, which is endorsed by......
  • Report: Rocket-man kept boosters around

     
    There is no end to the trials of Roger Clemens, it seems. I realize for a lot of baseball fans, that's perfectly fine. Some see his righteous defiance as the ultimate in celebrity arrogance. Well, we'll let federal investigators sort that one......
  • Health care cost analysis gains ground

     
    By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar Medical researchers and politicians are tiptoeing into an area of health care that makes some Americans uncomfortable, even angry, and it has nothing to do with such hot-button issues as cloning and stem-cell research. This...
  • Friday comment contest winner

     
    This is the first comment contest winner to be rescued from the "junk comments" area of the blog service, where stuff lands that has questionable content that I am supposed to review before allowing it to appear. I assume it......
  • Lawyer???s response to my post: Welcome to our world

     
    Time for a little blogosphere sharing today. There???s an attorney who goes by the pseudonym Rumpole who runs a Miami-Dade based legal blog, Justice Building, who wrote an eloquent response to my post last week about the free speech case......
  • 52 Diets 52 Weeks: Ultimate New York Body Plan

     
    Welcome to the 21st week of 52 Diets 52 Weeks, where Laura test-drives exactly that in exactly that, give or take a few weeks off for bad behavior. I call a do-over. Can I do that? Here's the deal. David......
  • Look, my statin's in the shape of a teddy bear! (A rant)

     
    The news that cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are being recommended for at-risk children as young as 8 depresses the hell out of me. "We are in an epidemic," says Dr. Jatinder Bhatia, a member of the academy's nutrition committee, which is......