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  • Pedaling for a cause

    Pedaling for a cause
    Flynn Donoho has braved a plethora of difficult weather and road conditions during his three-year journey cycling across the United States. He's ridden through snow and hail, pedaled up mountain passes, dodged hurricanes and even stopped to watch a...
  • F.V. hospital fined for patient safety violation

    The California Department of Public Health fined Fountain Valley Regional Hospital $75,000 on Friday for failing to follow policies to ensure patient safety. The facility was penalized for an incident that occurred in December 2011, when a patient died...
  • Subway will stop using chemical found in yoga mats in its bread

    Subway will stop using chemical found in yoga mats in its bread
    Subway is known for that distinct smell of fresh baked bread. But the sandwich chain is making a big change to its signature bread recipe. Subway announced Wednesday it will stop using a chemical commonly found in shoe rubber and yoga mats in its bread. ...
  • CVS goes smoke free [Editorial]

    CVS goes smoke free  [Editorial]
    During the last decade, local, state and federal governments have sought to make smoking inconvenient by restricting where and when people can light up. They have made it more expensive by increasing taxes — to the point that a pack of cigarettes...
  • Subway restaurants to remove foamed plastics ingredient from bread

    Subway restaurants to remove foamed plastics ingredient from bread
    The Subway sandwich restaurant chain said Thursday that it would remove an ingredient used in the production of foamed plastics such as yoga mats and rubber-soled shoes from its bread. "The complete conversion to have this product out the bread will...
  • Pakistani Taliban calls one-month cease-fire

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- The Pakistani Taliban on Saturday announced a one-month cease-fire in a move that could revive stalled peace talks with Pakistan's government. The militant group's announcement came hours after two roadside bombs killed 11 security...
  • Smoked pot safe? Supporters blowing smoke: Front Burner

    If trial lawyers and out-of-state billionaires have their way, Florida will join states like California and Colorado by creating a massive industry selling things like marijuana cookies, lollipops and candies — all in the name of "medicine." In...
  • Americans consume too much added sugars, study says, and it's killing us

    Americans consume too much added sugars, study says, and it's killing us
    Americans consume too much sugar, and our collective sweet tooth is killing us. So says a study published Monday by the journal JAMA Internal Medicine. It finds that 71.4% of U.S. adults get more than the recommended 10% of their daily calories from...
  • Raise The Smoking Age To 21

    Raise The Smoking Age To 21
    Legislators in Utah and Colorado are moving toward enacting laws that prohibit selling tobacco products to anyone under 21. Hawaii, Massachusetts and New Jersey are considering similar legislation. This is a movement that Connecticut would be wise to...
  • U.S. to revamp nutrition labels

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Thursday will propose the first major revamp of nutrition labels in more than two decades, an update that would emphasize calorie information, include the amount of added sugars and revise serving sizes to...
  • Push to legalize pot stalls out in Annapolis

    Push to legalize pot stalls out in Annapolis
    The Maryland General Assembly yesterday held an extensive set of hearings on a variety of bills dealing with marijuana.  The bills varied from outright legalization to various decriminalization options. Much of the debate was predictable, but a few...