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  • Special training programs may prevent ACL tears, knee injuries

    Special training programs may prevent ACL tears, knee injuries
    An athlete crumples to the ground untouched, yelling in pain and grabbing her knee. It's a scene that plays out daily on soccer fields, basketball courts and volleyball courts. In 2011, Maddie Tantillo, a 29-year-old semi-pro soccer player for the San...
  • In Theory: How do you teach children to pray?

    Praying is a central and vital part of religion. But how do you teach and explain prayer to children? Cheri Fuller, writing on churchleaders.com, says one way of explaining prayer to small children is to tell them that it's a conversation; and just as...
  • FDA approves an antidepressant for hot flashes

    Is it hot in here, or am I just depressed? For many menopausal women, hot flashes are just depressing. And depression, which affects at least one in four women ages 40 to 59, can intensify the misery of hot flashes, as well. No surprise, then, that a...
  • Some alternate Chicago Humanities Festival highlights

    Some alternate Chicago Humanities Festival highlights
    The Chicago Humanities Festival kicks off a strong lineup for its fall festival next Sunday — a program so strong that tickets have already sold out for several events, including the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize talks with Chimamanda Ngozi...
  • Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center These activities will be offered at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. European river cruise The center's trip committee is accepting reservations for a cruise on the Danube which will...
  • Jordan Thomas Salon & Spa expands its offerings with a variety of med spa services

    Jordan Thomas Salon & Spa expands its offerings with a variety of med spa services
    Terry McGill, the petite dynamo who owns Jordan Thomas Salon & Spa in Bel Air, has set the bar high for her business: “We want to be everything to everyone,” she says with a laugh. But don’t think for a minute, despite that laugh, that...
  • 21 arrested for alleged sales of prescription drugs via Craiglist

    Ventura County authorities have arrested 21 people in connection with alleged sales of prescription drugs via Craigslist.  The arrests, announced this week, took place in recent months and stemmed from illegal sales of drugs like Adderall, OxyContin and...
  • 23andMe's designer baby patent is 'a serious mistake,' critics charge

    23andMe's designer baby patent is 'a serious mistake,' critics charge
    What’s even more repulsive than the idea of using DNA tests to help people create a designer babies? Getting a patent for the idea. 23andMe, the pioneering direct-to-consumer genetic testing company, was awarded such a patent in September. U.S....
  • Santa Ana winds batter Southern California; fire danger high

    Santa Ana winds batter Southern California; fire danger high
    Wind gust topping 50 mph were reported in some parts of Southern California on Friday as Santa Ana winds battered the region. The strong winds and dry conditions have officials worried about wildfires this weekend. Red flag warnings are in affect this...
  • Battling Alzheimer's, and slowly losing ground

     Battling Alzheimer's, and slowly losing ground
    His eyes misted up momentarily as he surreptitiously scanned the medical building for a clue to the name. He then shook his head in frustration and looked away, unable to dredge up the words he sought. Jim Garner, 51, has mild cognitive impairment,...
  • Brush fire at Camp Pendleton forces housing evacuation

    Brush fire at Camp Pendleton forces housing evacuation
    A brush fire Saturday afternoon at Camp Pendleton burned more than 250 acres, damaged three buildings and forced evacuation from an housing area, officials said. The fire broke out about 12:45 p.m. in the Lake O'Neil area of the sprawling base....