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  • CA exploring a shift to emphasizing wellness and vitality

    Forty-six years after it was founded as a civic association with an emphasis on the outdoors, sports and fitness, the Columbia Association is exploring shifting its focus to wellness and vitality. "This is the time to initiate CA's new face and business...
  • 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...
  • Professors at Berkeley and Stanford share Nobel Prize for medicine

    Professors at Berkeley and Stanford share Nobel Prize for medicine
    Professors of molecular and cellular biology at UC Berkeley and Stanford University are sharing the 2013 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for their work in unraveling the mystery of a key cellular process. Randy W. Schekman of Berkeley and Thomas...
  • Men accused of throwing 'shake and bake' meth lab at Lake deputy

    Two men will need to be decontaminated before they're booked into jail after authorities say they threw a bottle with ingredients used to make meth at a Lake County deputy Monday morning. The run in began around 8:30 a.m. when deputies received a call...
  • Breaking Boise: Idaho governor proclaims Oct. 1 Aaron Paul Day

    Breaking Boise: Idaho governor proclaims Oct. 1 Aaron Paul Day
    Boise is crazy about its hometown son, Aaron Paul. Last month more than 700 fans showed up at Boise's historic Egyptian Theater to get a glimpse of Paul and watch a live stream of the third-to-last episode of Paul's hit show, "Breaking Bad." Soon...
  • What makes a Nobel laureate?

    What makes a Nobel laureate?
    This year's Nobel Prizes are being unveiled this week. Are there any predictors that point to who will be selected? Here's George Beadle's (medicine, 1958) response: "Study diligently. Respect DNA. Don't smoke. Don't drink. Avoid women and politics. That'...
  • 4-year-old boy brought crack to school

    4-year-old boy brought crack to school
    Officials in Philadelphia are wondering how a 4-year-old boy got the eight bags of crack-cocaine and $173 in cash he brought to his Pre-K class on Tuesday. The student showed the drugs and money to his classmates and one of them alerted the teacher, CBS...
  • Suzanne Somers is having sex — and a lot of it

    Suzanne Somers is having sex — and a lot of it
    Suzanne Somers is the luckiest woman in the whole, big, wide world. Hands down. The onetime "Three's Company" star, now 66, revealed Tuesday on "The Talk" that she has an active sex life. A very active sex life, with Alan Hamel, her husband of 36...
  • Ben Carson breaks new ground quoting Lenin to explain Obamacare

    Ben Carson breaks new ground quoting Lenin to explain Obamacare
    Ben Carson wasted no time in his first appearance as an official, on-the-payroll contributor to Fox Wednesday night quoting Vladimir Lenin and Saul Alinsky in his first 50 seconds on air to show what he believes the president is really up to with...