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Staff WriterRichard Heyman was a gay man living in Key West and he made headlines back in 1983. That was the year he became the first openly gay mayor in the United States, right on the cusp of the AIDS epidemic and in the wake of the Anita Bryant campaign just one...
Tags: Human Rights, Key West, Elections, AIDS, Justice and Rights
Every flu season, doctors instruct their patients in the basics of respiratory etiquette: To limit spread of the disease, wash your hands, cover your mouth when you cough and practice good hygiene. The practices are based on the belief that the flu and...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The number of low-income preschoolers who qualify as obese or "extremely obese" has dropped over the last decade, new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show. Although the decline was only "modest" and...
PIERRE - Gov. Dennis Daugaard's action plan to combat the mountain pine beetle infestation in the Black Hills has earned a 2012 Innovations Award from the Council for State Governments. The Governor's Black Hills Forest Initiative was recognized as an...
FrameworkBrazil is dealing with what officials call a crack epidemic, affecting Brazilians of all ages and confounding government efforts to deal with it. Almost a year after a high-profile police effort to clean up Sao Paulo’s cracolandia as part of a...
ReporterSPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Centers for Disease Control now calls it an epidemic and the Ozarks is no exception. Influenza numbers continue to climb across the country as we deal with vaccine and treatment shortages. On average, February tends to be when...
VarietyIndependent film Goliaths strode tall at Tuesday's nominations for the 28th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards, but a few Davids were still able to slingshot their way to success. "Moonrise Kingdom" and "Silver Linings Playbook" led the way with five...
Bariatric surgeon David Salzberg can reel off a list of life-threatening problems associated with morbid obesity. They include diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, joint pain, depression and elevated rates of cancer. "Twenty percent of...
For once, Chicago has beaten New York in a competition that the Windy City had no desire to win. Chicago ended 2012 with more homicides than New York. No one cheers for that. Chicago, with only a third of New York's population, ended 2012 with 506...
VarietyOffering a slightly fantastical plague scenario not unlike "Blindness," "The Cleaner" exchanges that book-to-film's large canvas and graphic societal collapse with something austere and intimate. The story of a middle-aged loner who ends up caring for...
Tags: Lima (Peru), Blindness (movie), Flu
RAPID CITY, S.D. - The battle against mountain pine beetles will once again be a top priority for many in 2013. Wednesday the Black Hills National Forest Advisory Board met and had a chance to touch bases with local lawmakers. State Senator Craig...
Tags: Larry Craig
Connecticut has a whole lot of history, and a surprising amount of it is being ripped off and melted down for quick cash by thieves and unscrupulous scrap dealers. The plague of thefts of metal plaques, statues, and fittings from historical monuments,...
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