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  • Meds To Alleviate Stress May Help Women Quit Smoking

    For the past 50 years, men have consistently had an easier time quitting smoking than women. More men go cold turkey. More men stop on nicotine blockers such as gum and patches. More men succeed on medications. Sherry McKee, an associate professor of...
  • Brace yourself for shrinking health insurance networks and higher deductibles

    For months, media reports have focused on the troubles with HealthCare.gov and the state insurance exchanges set up under the Affordable Care Act. Now the government is reporting that some 8 million people have signed up for health insurance on the...
  • Wayne and Nancy Becraft celebrate 50th anniversary

    Lifelong Laurel residents Wayne and Nancy (formerly Feick) Becraft celebrated 50 years of marriage on Aug. 1, 2014, at an intimate family gathering with their son Jeff, daughter-in-law Suzette, grandkids Spencer, Grace and Evan; and their son Mark,...
  • Prostate cancer doesn't always mean treatment

    Prostate cancer doesn't always mean treatment
    "Cancer" is a very scary word, which is why being diagnosed with prostate cancer can trigger a dramatic reaction in men and doctors that can do more harm than good, new studies report. About 1 in 7 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in their...
  • Apples, Broccoli, and Berries Battle Cancer

    Apples, Broccoli, and Berries Battle Cancer
    You’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it twice and probably more than thrice – an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Add in generous servings of broccoli and whole grains, with a glass of green tea, and you have ammunition for the cancer...
  • Beatrice Gordon HicksSeptember 30, 1917 - August 19, 2014

    Beatrice Gordon Hicks<br/>September 30, 1917 - August 19, 2014
    Beatrice Gordon Hicks, 96, of Little Rock, Arkansas, widow of Thomas Nelson Hicks, passed away on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. She was a loving wife and mother, and a passionate and dedicated nurse. Bea was born on September 30, 1917 in Prescott, Arkansas,...
  • Most suicides are a result of untreated depression - walk for awareness

    Most suicides are a result of untreated depression - walk for awareness
    Suicide walk The ninth Out of the Darkness Community Walk will take place on Saturday, Sept. 6, at Mount Trashmore, 310 Edwin Drive, in Virginia Beach. Check-in is at 8:30 a.m. The walk is to raise awareness about depression and suicide. No donation...
  • NFL handling of Rice 'a step backward' in outreach to women

    NFL handling of Rice 'a step backward' in outreach to women
    The NFL has worked on several fronts to draw in female fans: holding special stadium events for women, injecting football themes into shows such as "The Biggest Loser" and expanding lines of merchandise to include not only clothing for women and girls,...
  • Faiths work together in Week of Hope

    Faiths work together in Week of Hope
    Deerfield houses of worship will be among area congregations participating in the Week of Hope, Sept. 7 through Sept. 14, an initiative of the Southeast Lake County Inter Religious Council. Christ United Methodist Church, Holy Cross Catholic Church,...
  • Runway 5K postponed until fall, Relay For Life will go on as planned

    Runway 5K postponed until fall, Relay For Life will go on as planned
    South Florida runners won't be the first to christen the new Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport runway after all. Four days before the airport was scheduled to welcome thousands for the Inaugural Runway 5K, the event was canceled Tuesday...
  • Program on frogs promises to be ribbiting

    Program on frogs promises to be ribbiting
    Frogs are an integral part of the food web and tadpoles keep waterways clean by feeding on algae. Steve Johnson, associate professor of wildlife ecology and conservation at the University of Florida, will present "Ribbets, Croaks, Tadpoles and Frogs" at...