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  • Mailbag: Curious about Salas' mental state

    The story of Nancy Salas is a very sad and strange one. I am surprised that the possibility of mental illness was not mentioned. For more than a year she deceived her family and said that she was a student at UCLA, while all the while she was a dropout....
  • Public Pools: Look Before You Leap

    Public Pools: Look Before You Leap
    You might want to look before you leap into a public swimming pool this summer. A new government report shows one in eight public swimming pools were shut down two years ago because of dirty water or other problems, such as missing safety equipment....
  • Recession takes psychological toll

    Recession takes psychological toll
    At the height of the recession last year, Deanna Ross was busy training the newly unemployed and others how to form support groups to cope with mental illness in these stressful times. Then Ross lost her own job as a regional field worker at the National...
  • Whooping cough cases rise

    Reported cases of whooping cough have tripled since last year, according to state health officials, with the Central Valley, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Los Angeles region seeing sizable increases in patients. In California, there have been 584...
  • Faith & Life: It's curses

    What is meant by the idea of "generational curses" from a biblical and practical perspective? I remember the time I was preparing a sermon on this topic and a lay leader in the church, an older gentleman, tried to school me on what it meant. I thought...
  • Defense: Perez's Dyslexia Is Reason He Didn't See E-Mail

    The defense today offered a reason why Mayor Eddie A. Perez may not have seen a March 5, 2007, e-mail from a developer indicating North End politician Abraham Giles was, with the mayor's knowledge, demanding $100,000 to vacate a parking lot that the...
  • FDA Urged to be Proactive on Food Safety

    FDA Urged to be Proactive on Food Safety
    The Food and Drug Administration, the nation's chief watchdog on food safety, is too often caught flat-footed when problems arise, a health advisory panel said Tuesday, urging the agency to focus more on preventing outbreaks of illness by targeting...
  • Proposal: 9/11 First Responders To Receive Additional $125M in Settlement

    Proposal: 9/11 First Responders To Receive Additional $125M in Settlement
    A federal judge signed off on a legal settlement Thursday that could pay as much as $713 million to 9/11 responders exposed to World Trade Center dust, and immediately urged thousands of police, firefighters and construction workers to take the deal. U....
  • Defense In Perez Case Rests Without Mayor's Testimony

    Defense In Perez Case Rests Without Mayor's Testimony
    Mayor Eddie A. Perez walked with his wife, Maria, out of the courthouse Monday after four weeks of evidence in his bribery and larceny trial had ended, and was questioned by reporters about his decision not to take the stand and testify. "Will it hurt...
  • Natural remedies for common vacation ailments

    Natural remedies for common vacation ailments
    While summer vacations symbolize fun and quality time together for families, they can frequently be strained with unplanned health problems. As any parent knows, traveling with kids can be challenging enough without any extra surprises. So rather than...
  • Jury Begins Deliberations In Perez Trial

    Mayor Eddie A. Perez abused his power and hurt the people of Hartford by taking a bribe in the form of free home remodeling work and trying to extort a payoff on behalf of a political ally, the prosecutor said in his final argument Wednesday in the mayor'...