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  • PASSINGS: Napoleon A. Jones Jr., John Silard, Ruben Castro, Amin Hafez, Thor Arngrim

    PASSINGS: Napoleon A. Jones Jr., John Silard, Ruben Castro, Amin Hafez, Thor Arngrim
    Napoleon A. Jones Jr. Judge in San Diego Scouts case Napoleon A. Jones Jr., 69, the federal judge who ruled in a San Diego case that the Boy Scouts were a religious group and couldn't lease city land, died Dec. 12 at his home in northern San Diego...
  • Debate over cognitive, traditional mental health therapy

    Debate over cognitive, traditional mental health therapy
    If your doctor advised a treatment that involved leeches and bloodletting, you might take a second glance at that diploma on the wall. For the same reason, you should think twice about whom you see as a therapist, says a team of psychological researchers....
  • Exorcists, wizards and con men

    Exorcists, wizards and con men
    Demonic attack -- now there's something that Hollywood animation crews have realized in vivid, awful detail in film after film. Check out the trailer for the new movie "The Haunting in Connecticut" and you'll see a perfect recent example. Shadowy figures,...
  • Fans, Celebrities Remember Patrick Swayze

    Fans, Celebrities Remember Patrick Swayze
    LOS ANGELES -- Hollywood is mourning the loss of actor Patrick Swayze who died Monday after a two year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 57. The "Ghost" and "Dirty Dancing" star "passed away peacefully with family at his side after facing the...
  • There's an app for most ailments

    There's an app for most ailments
    Need an extra push to quit smoking? Next time grab your iPhone instead of a cigarette. There are more than 60 apps to help smokers kick the habit. Look for apps to help you go cold turkey, apps that double as subliminal tools, even apps with...
  • Ten flu-fighting foods

    Ten flu-fighting foods
    Buried in the controversy over whether to get the H1N1 vaccination (or even where to find one), is that one of the best ways to ward off any flu is to build up your overall immunity. Dave Grotto, author of "101 Foods That Could Save Your Life," reveals...
  • What's in your shopping bag? Bacteria

    What's in your shopping bag? Bacteria
    Way to go, all you planet-saving shoppers who've made the switch to reusable bags! But consider: "Reusable" doesn't mean "self-cleaning." Researchers at the University of Arizona and Loma Linda University queried shoppers headed into grocery stores in...
  • Face time with MyClyns anti-germ spray

    Face time with MyClyns anti-germ spray
    If you've seen the television ad for the anti-germ spray MyClyns, you no doubt remember the pivotal scene: A mom and her two kids sit at a dinner table, the little boy coughs on his sister and mom heroically grabs the spray bottle of MyClyns. Against...
  • Malaria's sting spreads as temperatures rise

    THANGATHI, KENYA -- The boy was feverish, vomiting, and wouldn't eat. His mother rushed him to a village clinic, suspecting measles, typhoid or one of the other usual childhood ailments found in Kenya's central highlands. Instead, the doctor diagnosed...
  • The story of an illness from cover to cover

    The story of an illness from cover to cover
    I'VE had my little blue book for almost a year now. It's a square book, covered in a light denim material -- like new jeans. The book has a brightly colored ribbon with six small loops running lengthwise across the cover. Inside the loops are six...
  • Book 8: 'Harry Potter and the Bottle of Aspirin'

    We recently reported that children ages 5 to 7 have trouble separating facts from reality when reading fictional stories. After perusing some recent research journals, we're struck that certain scientists may have the same problem. Two of them, writing in...