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  • 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...
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  • Coming soon: The Skinny interview with Half-Assed author Jennette Fulda

     
    I was going to wait until our official "blog tour" date, but Jennette Fulda, blogger and author of Half-Assed: A Weight-Loss Memoir (yeah, we said it!), was on the Today show Sunday to talk about her book and her inspiring......
  • Obama takes up cause of vets

     
    by James Oliphant CHARLESTON, W. Va--In his only scheduled appearance in West Virginia, Sen. Barack Obama Monday kept his remarks focused on a single theme: helping America's veterans. Speaking to about 1,000 people at the Charleston Civic Center and...
  • 10 tips to help get ready for swimsuit season

     
    ... Swimsuit season? Are you kiddin' me? That's year-round down here. Thank goodness for the invention of the 'jogkini' -- you know those swimsuits that have shorts attached? They hide a multitude of sins. In honor of the opening of......
  • Weigh-to-Go Wednesday: Meet Mel, of the Diet Naked Blog

     
    One of the better weight-loss blogs out here on the Internetz is the Diet Naked Blog, the story of how one mom lost 50 pounds and continues to fight the good fight. And with weight loss comes backtracking. HERE is......
  • Friends can help you lose

     
    Want to keep off the weight you just fought so hard to lose? Talk to a real person. A recent study shows that personal contact with a trained weight-loss counselor helped people keep weight off better than Internet support. You......
  • Guns, no butter, on the campaign trail

     
    by Scott Martelle It's almost like they had Friday planned out as "Second Amendment Day" on the campaign trail. Barack Obama started the day in Watertown, S.D., where he wrangled with John McCain and President Bush over foreign policy and......
  • Democrats pushing new GI Bill

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown On Thursday, House Democrats tied what they call the GI Bill for the 21st Century to the latest round of war spending for Iraq and Afghanistan. Today, they're linking it to Memorial Day. "My friends, Memorial......
  • So, about that high-fiber and/or "active" yogurt...

     
    There's Fiber One, Yoplait Yo-Plus and Activia, as well as store brands like Publix, which promise to get things moving in your digestive system. But geez Louise! "I can eat 15 grams of fiber in one sitting when it's a......
  • Charlie Crist sweeps through So. Fla. to sign autism insurance bill

     
    Gov. Charlie Crist will come to South Florida Tuesday for a statewide, three-stop tour to promote his signing of a bill to mandate coverage for treatments of autistic children. He'll be at Mailman Segal Institute for Early Childhood Studies at......